RISC Networks Named a Cool Vendor in Cloud Management, 2015 by Gartner

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Leading cloud discovery analytics for enterprise cloud and data center projects

We believe this recognition serves as further affirmation to the value our analytics deliver to organizations during the cloud discovery process and for systems integrators looking to automate their migration services practice.

RISC Networks®, LLC, the industry’s leading provider of cloud discovery analytics announced that it has been recognized as a Cool Vendor in Cloud Management for 2015, by Gartner, Inc., one of the world’s leading information technology research and advisory companies.

RISC Networks simplifies cloud and data center migrations by gathering comprehensive IT infrastructure asset and performance data, intelligently grouping application services, building cloud cost models across dozens of cloud providers and conducting a thorough analysis of the network impact and requirements for cloud migrations. RISC Networks has had success with providers like Amazon Web Services, IBM, Dimension Data and many others on cloud and data center discovery projects and has an impressive partner list of over 80 leading systems integrators worldwide.

“We are extremely honored to be recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor in Cloud Management this year,” said RISC Networks CEO and Chief Analyst Jeremy Littlejohn. “We believe this recognition serves as further affirmation to the value our analytics deliver to organizations during the cloud discovery process and for systems integrators looking to automate their cloud discovery and migration service practice.” Littlejohn added, “The enterprise needs a simple method of gathering critical infrastructure data and making the cloud discovery process efficient and streamlined. Without technology like RISC Networks, cloud discovery and migrations tend to be error prone, time consuming and resource intensive.”

RISC Networks has filed numerous patents around their cloud analytics technology and offers game changing capabilities that improves the cloud and data center discovery process. RISC Networks and their partners have engaged with over 6,500 enterprise organizations over the last four years. These projects have included IaaS, DaaS, Data Center, Network Infrastructure, Unified Communications and many other critical and time sensitive IT projects.

The cloud computing market is growing significantly, and enterprise organizations are looking for smarter ways to get there. The Gartner report names RISC Networks as one of five vendors that are addressing the needs of IT I&O leaders and cloud service brokers in new and interesting ways.

Gartner subscribers can access the full Cool Vendors in Cloud Management 2015 report here.

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About RISC Networks
RISC Networks’ vision is to unlock business potential by delivering more meaningful data analysis, information that helps guide IT leaders in solving their problems and software solutions that help IT teams prepare for change and to take immediate action. RISC Networks is the industry’s leader in cloud, data center and network operations analytics with more than 6,500 analytics engagements and over 80 industry leading partners. RISC Networks is a privately held company that was founded in 2007. The Company is headquartered in Asheville, NC.

About Gartner’s Cool Vendor Selection Process
Gartner, Inc., Cool Vendors in Cloud Management, 2015 was written by authors Donna Scott, Ed Anderson, and Dennis Smith, and published in April 13, 2015. This research does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services,

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