Cloud Computing World Series Awards - Best SMB Product, Service or Solution

Rackspace has won Best SMB Product, Service or Solution award for at Cloud Computing World Series Awards and will be awarded this accolade at the Cloud Computing World Forum on the 21st June 2011.

These prestigious awards celebrate the best of the best in the global cloud industry.

“We are delighted about the award win as we are very proud of our cloud services and our continued delivery of great solutions to our customers,” said David Kelly, Senior Vice President, International at Rackspace. “Increasing numbers of organisations are now benefiting from both public and hybrid cloud computing in a very tangible way, seeing cost benefits and improving business agility. Cloud is no longer a buzzword but a business enabler, and we’re really pleased to be helping over a hundred thousand companies to run their essential IT functions in the cloud. Our cloud service, which now has the addition of Fanatical Support allows customers to rest easy, knowing that our service guarantee is supporting their organisation 24/7.”

Rackspace won the award for best SMB product against hot competition including organisations Riverbed and SnapLogic. The awards have been judged independently by a panel of highly regarded industry experts and will be presented to the winners at the 3rd annual Cloud Computing World Forum on the 21st June in Olympia, London.

Since its launch in January 2011, Rackspace has signed up over 4,500 customers to its UK cloud infrastructure as demand for pay-as-you-go computing has been steadily growing. Cloud Servers with a Managed Service Level provides IT scalability with the assurance of support from Rackspace’s dedicated support teams offering around-the-clock management and guidance. The service is already available in the US and the UK service will unite these tried and tested support techniques with UK-specific expertise.