SOURCE: Rackspace Hosting

Rackspace Hosting

September 15, 2015 09:00 ET

Rackspace Named Sitecore Platinum Technology Partner

SAN ANTONIO, TX--(Marketwired - September 15, 2015) - Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that it was named a Sitecore® Platinum Technology Partner. Sitecore, the global leader in customer experience management software, recently announced the Technology Partner Program to more closely align the needs of its customers with their technology partners like Rackspace, which helps Sitecore customers grow and scale their businesses through managed services and scalable hosting.

"We are honored to be recognized as a Sitecore Platinum Technology Partner," said Kyle Metcalf, senior director and general manager of the Digital Practice Area at Rackspace. "Rackspace engineers help Sitecore Experience Platform customers with every step of implementation and deployment, so they can go to market faster. This Platinum designation is a testament to our deep domain expertise and commitment to helping customers get the most out of their Sitecore investment."

Rackspace is able to provision cloud resources for Sitecore modules and provides 24x7x365 Fanatical Support®, operating system patching, upgrades and scheduled maintenance. Rackspace also delivers cloud environment for test, development and proof-of-concept scenarios, along with ongoing, proactive planning and guidance from Rackspace engineers with deep web content management, and specifically Sitecore, expertise.

"Our Platinum Technology Partner designation illustrates Rackspace's commitment to and experience with providing industry-leading technological solutions for Sitecore customers," said Scott Anderson, CMO of Sitecore. "Rackspace has demonstrated an extensive ability to deliver tangible enhancements to our customers' experience with the Sitecore platform on a global scale."

"Rackspace is excited about expanding this relationship and the added value we can collectively bring to Sitecore users," added Russ Emerson, Sitecore Partner Practice lead at Rackspace.

Sitecore is the global leader in customer experience management. The company delivers highly relevant content and personalized digital experiences that delight audiences, build loyalty, and drive revenue. With the Sitecore Experience Platform™, marketers can own the experience of every customer that engages with their brand, across every channel.

About Rackspace
Rackspace (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, helps businesses tap the power of cloud computing without the challenge and expense of managing complex IT infrastructure and application platforms on their own. Rackspace engineers deliver specialized expertise on top of leading technologies developed by OpenStack, Microsoft, VMware and others, through a results-obsessed service known as Fanatical Support®. The company has more than 300,000 customers worldwide, including two-thirds of the FORTUNE 100. Rackspace was named a leader in the 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, and has been honored as one of Fortune's Best Companies to Work For in six of the past eight years. Learn more at www.rackspace.com.

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