Rackspace®, a leading managed cloud provider was recognized for 2017 Red Hat Innovator of the year award. Out of five finalists and category winners for the 2017 Rackspace stood number one after a public vote. Rackspace collaborated with Red Hat to build Red Hat OpenStack Platform which came to light in 2016.
Rackspace also worked with a Red Hat Technical Account Manager to help develop the solution and used Red Hat Training and Certification to gain expertise on Red Hat OpenStack software and tools. Ultimately with Rackspace Private Cloud powered by Red Hat, end users can receive the agility and efficiency of public cloud with the security features, control and performance of enterprise private cloud software provided by Red Hat, all coupled with managed services from Rackspace, which has industry-leading OpenStack operational expertise.
Other winners of this prestigious award are: Barclays Bank; the Government of British Columbia; the Government of the State of Jalisco, Mexico; Macquarie, and Rackspace. The category winners were selected by a panel of judges, including Red Hat executives, technology journalists and analysts, and representatives from the 2016 Innovator of the Year, Amadeus.