(PRWEB) May 4, 2006
Rackspace Managed Hosting, the UK’s most recommended hosting specialist, has been selected by WebitPR, the online news distribution service, for its mission critical hosting requirements. Some of the world’s largest enterprises and media organisations rely on WebitPR’s online news distribution services to ensure up to the minute news reaches the newsrooms.
Jonathan Dolby, of WebitPR, explained:” WebitPR has enjoyed significant success over the past few years and is an essential part of a number of high profile company's news distribution strategy. It is vital that in order to maintain this growth and continue to deliver this essential service that our clients can take for granted the fact that our service will always be available.”
Dolby continues; “We considered moving web hosting companies in order to accommodate the continued growth of WebitPR, which in itself is a daunting task. The online service is vital, without it we are dead. As soon as we met Rackspace we were impressed with the knowledge shown by the team, the level of customer service Rackspace offers as well as the flexibility that it could provide. Furthermore, Rackspace’s track-record for continuous uptime impressed us immensely. Rackspace was the first company we considered and although we talked to other companies, we felt that Rackspace was the only firm we could trust with our essential online business.”
Dominic Monkhouse, CEO, EMEA, Rackspace Managed Web Hosting, said: “WebitPR has to be prepared for every eventuality because a specific news story can create massive spikes in activity. There could, on any given day, be a number of headline grabbing news releases offered to a global audience. WebitPR needs the reliability and flexibility of being able to accommodate these demands in a way that is efficient and effective. Rackspace’s Fanatical Support™ approach is specifically designed to cater to such demands.”
About Rackspace Managed Hosting
Rackspace Managed Hosting is the fastest growing hosting specialist offering the world’s only Self Healing Network, delivering 100 per cent network availability. Founded in 1998, Rackspace offers a wide range of managed services for enterprise hosting platforms that are business revenue critical. The company has received numerous awards for its brand of customer service known as Fanatical Support™ including the Unisys/Management Today 2005 Service Excellence Award. For more information, visit Rackspace or call 0800 085 3973.
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