Jacksonville, Florida – (The Hosting News) – August 6, 2008 – Managed service provider for the web hosting industry, rackAID, has joined MSP Partners, to accelerate expansion of its managed service offerings.
MSP Partners was founded by Cisco, Intel, Ingram Micro, Level Platforms and Microsoft to educate IT solutions providers about managed service strategies and best practices.
Jeff Huckaby, CEO of rackAID noted, ”We have always provided basic IT management solutions to our clients, but we see an opportunity to expand those offerings and become an end-to-end solution provider. Web developers, SaaS providers and E-commerce ventures will see the greatest benefit from new services under development. By joining MSP Partners, we gain access to market research, vendor channels and other solution providers that accelerates our ability to deploy new solutions for our clients.”
Mr. Huckaby continued, ”No one company can do everything well. You need a healthy ecosystem of infrastructure, software and service providers to cultivate new services.”
Earlier this year, SoftLayer, a leading provider of on-demand IT infrastructure, selected rackAID as their preferred managed service provider. Through the partnership, rackAID is delivering server management , deployment and optimization solutions to SoftLayer clients. In June, rackAID also announced a partnership with R1Soft to deliver online backup solutions.
On the company blog, Mr. Huckaby hinted at an upcoming announcement about a managed security service to enable E-commerce operators to become compliant with new payment card industry (PCI) security standards. This will enhance their existing server management offerings.
rackAID is a provider of managed services to SMB’s with critical online operations. Through managed services, rackAID clients see improved uptime, security and reliability in their operations. rackAID specializes in managing Linux-based hosted solutions.
MSP Partners is a vendor alliance formed to provide solution providers a comprehensive source of MSP education. Members benefit from cohesive new market research, solution provider success stories, and collaborative vendor solutions, all demonstrating a path to success in managed services.
For more information, please visit: http://www.rackaid.com.