GreatResponder.com on July 29, 2012 : Rackspace Web Hosting won the 2012 Microsoft Hosting Partner of the Year Award. “Being selected as Microsoft’s 2012 Hosting Partner of the Year is a significant accomplishment. This marks the fourth time we’ve received this honor, which underscores Rackspace’s dedication to helping customers meet their changing business needs by delivering cutting edge products and services built on Microsoft technologies,” said Christopher Rajiah, vice president of worldwide channel sales at Rackspace. “Through an expansive portfolio of Microsoft offerings backed by Fanatical Support®, Rackspace will continue to open the door to new market opportunities, while setting the pace for innovation in the hosting space.” The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
The Hosting Partner of the Year Award recognizes a partner who has demonstrated solution innovation and a commitment to engaging with Microsoft. Rackspace’s efforts have focused on helping customers address business challenges through technology innovation. Along with demonstrating innovation, Rackspace actively promoted its solutions through marketing campaigns. Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a set of nearly 3,000 entrants worldwide. Rackspace Hosting was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in Hosting.
“Rackspace has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to provide enhanced support across Microsoft server and application platforms,” said Marco Limena, vice president, Business Channels, Operator Channels at Microsoft Corporation. “Working closely with Microsoft, Rackspace has helped its customers save time and money while allowing them to focus on their core business objectives.” The Microsoft Partner Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year.