Gartner publishes Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Europe 2014
For the second year in a row, Claranet has been positioned as a “Leader” in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Europe, published 9th July 2014 by Tiny Haynes et al., having been positioned in the Quadrant in 2013.
According to Gartner’s latest report, “Leaders have proved they have staying power in this market, can frequently innovate on their existing products and can be relied upon for enterprise-class needs. They have proved their technical competence and ability to deliver services to a wide range of customers. They can also address multiple cases with stand-alone or integrated solutions.”
According to Claranet’s CEO, Charles Nasser, he believes Claranet’s placement in the Quadrant reaffirms its position as the leading provider of integrated hosting, network and communications services to the mid-market in the UK and continental Europe.
Charles Nasser, CEO of Claranet, commented:
We believe that Claranet’s positioning in this Magic Quadrant comes as important recognition of the steps we have taken over the past year to strengthen our presence across Western Europe. The European hosting market is currently undergoing a significant shift as it consolidates around a handful of larger providers, of which Claranet is one.
Agility has been a key component of our success to date, enabling us to respond rapidly to changes in the market and translating these into advantages for our customers. Our strategy is focused on the evolution of our service portfolio in order to leverage our own infrastructure and that of leading large-scale IaaS providers to take our managed hosting services to market. In doing so, we have been able to expand our managed hosting capabilities, broaden our product offering, and establish a strong corporate and financial base from which we can build the business."
The Gartner Magic Quadrant assessment offers snapshots of markets and their participants. It enables users to map vendor strengths against their current and future needs. Gartner evaluated Claranet’s hosting portfolio on both its completeness of vision and its ability to execute using 15 weighted criteria.
Claranet has a long-standing history of offering outstanding hosting and network services, underpinned by top-class infrastructure, a single end-to-end SLA. These key attributes have allowed us to continue to exceed the needs of our customers as we pursue our ambitious European growth strategy,” Nasser concluded”
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Sobre a Claranet
Fundada em 1996, a Claranet evoluiu de um inovador e pioneiro ISP (Internet Service Provider), sendo hoje um Managed Services Provider independente, líder de mercado.
A Claranet fornece serviços geridos de Hybrid IT, nas áreas de Hosting, Public Cloud, Networks, Aplicações, Segurança e Workplace. Hoje conta mais de 2.200 colaboradores em 9 países (Reino Unido, Portugal, Brasil, França, Alemanha, Holanda, Espanha, Itália e USA), 24 escritórios e 43 datacenters, dos quais 4 em Portugal. A Claranet tem como missão global construir uma relação de confiança duradoura com cada um dos seus clientes, ajudando-os a focar os seus recursos na inovação e criação de valor para o seu negócio.
Reconhecida em diversos Quadrantes Mágicos da Gartner desde 2013 e Líder, no Quadrante Mágico da Gartner para Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting, na Europa (2017), pelo quinto ano consecutivo.