When I heard that Rackspace has been recognized as a market leader in Gartner's 2012 Magic Quadrant for Managed Hosting, North America for the second consecutive year, I was reminded of Frank Sinatra crooning "love is lovelier the second time around." It's a great honor once; but twice is even nicer.
Your customers demand that your website is up and running 24×7. And with Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) now configurable on F5 devices at Rackspace, you can offer your customers a better, more personalized online experience with improved resiliency.
There are paradigm shifts that occur with the release of any new technology. This holds true for hosting in the cloud as opposed to more traditional dedicated hosting. Before we get into those differences, I want to talk about something else: fishing.
Despite the benefits of cloud computing and managed hosting, most mid-sized businesses in the US and the UK spend more than half of their time – 56 percent per month – on server management and troubleshooting, chopping the amount of time spent on value-added activities to a measly 28 percent, a new Rackspace survey has revealed.
We’re thrilled to announce that Rackspace Hosting has been recognized as a market leader in Gartner’s 2011 Magic Quadrant For Managed Hosting, which encompasses both physical and virtualized infrastructures, including cloud infrastructure-as-a-service.