In technology, partnerships are imperative. Through key partnerships we can use best-of-breed offerings from partners to help customers build their businesses on solutions they can trust.
I am honored and humbled to learn that Rackspace has been named EMC’s 2014 Service Provider of the Year for Innovation, an achievement that recognizes Rackspace for demonstrating a commitment to developing innovative solutions that allow our customers to maximize the value of their digital data. We have focused on hosted solutions for customers’ business challenges, identified new market opportunities and along with EMC, used technological innovation to address customer needs.
It’s incredibly exciting to be selected for this award. Rackspace was chosen from a pool of candidates that included some of the industry leaders in cloud and managed hosting. The announcement was made at EMC World 2014 and is a testament to the incredible work that EMC and Rackspace are doing together to make the cloud experience phenomenal for our customers.
Rackspace and EMC have been partners for over a decade now, and this award recognizes some of the incredible work that we’ve done together in the past as well as some work we are doing together today that will power digital data into the future.
We’re reaching massive scale across EMC’s storage platforms which fortifies Rackspace’s position as a committed partner that is building multiple storage solutions atop EMC technologies and giving customers a world class Storage, Backup, and Resiliency experience.
The best part of this recognition is knowing that the Rackspace and EMC partnership is generating a real, tangible benefit for our customers. When you combine industry-leading hardware platforms with the experience, skills and expertise that Rackers have running EMC gear, the outcome is a phenomenal experience.