Rackspace technology named VMware winner in North America


SAN ANTONIO, April 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rackspace Technology® (NASDAQ: RXT), a leading end-to-end multicloud technology solutions company, today announced that it has received the VMware North America 2022 Partner Lifecycle Services award as part of VMware’s annual Partner Achievement Awards. Rackspace Technology was recognized for its strong customer-centric commitments and shift from traditional project-based interactions to innovative and ongoing partner-customer relationships.

“As more and more customers move to SaaS, it’s critical that VMware partners deliver cloud solutions and services that build lasting and deep relationships with customers across the lifecycle,” said Geoff. Thompson, vice president of cloud provider sales at VMware. “By delivering customer-centric experiences and business-driven results, Rackspace Technology increases customer satisfaction, closes new business, and renews established relationships as a key trusted advisor to their customers.”

Rackspace Technology was an original launch partner for VMware Cloud and one of the first VMware Managed Service Providers to launch a managed VMware Cloud on AWS offering. Over the past 20 years of partnering with VMware to provide differentiating solutions to its customers, Rackspace Technology has continued to evolve its services to meet growing customer needs. Today, it offers one of the largest and most comprehensive end-to-end managed services portfolios for VMware. From helping customers take advantage of VMware’s powerful capabilities through its next-generation DevOps-as-a-Service for VMware called Rackspace Elastic Engineering to delivering cloud-based managed VMware environments that feature the benefits of the public cloud, to its solutions that deliver and manage VMware environments anywhere, including on leading hyperscalers.

“A key step in enabling multicloud is not only to equip our customers with the solutions that allow them to access their applications from anywhere, but also to make it easier for them to move these workloads between clouds according to their business needs. “, said Neil Emerson, Commercial Director at Rackspace Technology. “By partnering with VMware, that’s exactly what we’ve done. Our customers can easily migrate to a multicloud environment supported by a consistent hybrid cloud foundation.

The VMware Partner Achievement Awards program is conducted in partnership with technology research firm IDC, which reviewed and evaluated award submissions against the criteria for each category. Partners were recognized for their achievements in delivering VMware technologies and solutions that have helped customers transition to modern cloud-centric architectures and transform their businesses. They were selected for their ability to help customers leverage VMware solutions in combination with next-generation technologies to lead the industry.

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