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  • 19 April 2018 15:43

Rackspace Ranked #9 of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Asia by Great Place to Work

Rackspace, a leading provider of IT-a-a-Service has been named one of the top ten Best Workplaces in Asia by Great Place to Work.

Sydney, AUSTRALIA, 19 April, 2018 – Curiosity is just one reason employees love working at Rackspace®. There are many others, according to research and consulting firm, Great Place to Work®’s Best Workplaces in Asia 2018 list, released this week. Rackspace ranked 9th on this year’s Best Workplaces in Asia. More than 1,465,366 employees participated in the survey studies in 9 Asia-region countries where Great Place to Work is represented.

According to Great Place to Work, “A great place to work is one in which employees no matter who they are and what they do for the organisation are having a consistently positive experience of trusting their leaders, enjoying the people they work with, and having pride in what they do. It is an honor for Rackspace to be recognised by their employees as an organisation that fosters respect, trust and fairness.”

Rackspace, a leading provider of IT-a-a-Service delivers expert advice and integrated managed services across applications, data, security and infrastructure, including public and private clouds and managed hosting.

“Achieving 9th Best Workplace in Asia is an incredible achievement. Delivering great customer outcomes in our multi-cloud world relies heavily on the skills, professionalism and expertise of our Rackspace employees, known affectionately to us as ‘Rackers’,” says Reinhard Waldinger, Managing Director, Rackspace International.

“Our vision remains constant - to be recognised as one of the world’s greatest service companies. This level of support can’t be commanded by management, it must be volunteered by our employees who take great satisfaction in problem solving and delivering these great customer outcomes. Providing our teams with a work place environment and culture that encourages their curiosity and encourages them to be the best they can is so important to us,” Waldinger continued.

Sam Lawrence, Asia Pacific Human Resources, Rackspace, adds, “Making sure we have a great culture and that Rackspace is a great place to work is a priority for our business. We always strive to provide fulfilling work in a trusting environment. We invest in recruitment, personal development and have a team of culture instigators to ensure we offer a great day at work, every day.”

“A huge factor in my decision to join Rackspace was the overwhelming feedback on the culture - I didn't get a single bit of negative feedback, and despite thinking ‘There's no way that everything I've heard can be true,’ I'm so happy to say that I was completely wrong.” Chris Buckley, Professional Services Team Lead, Rackspace ANZ.

“Many of our customers have a global footprint and it’s important to us that our company values and the way we work permeate all geographic regions so that our customer experience is seamless, wherever in the world you’re supported by Rackspace,” says Angus Dorney, Senior Director & General Manager, Rackspace ANZ.

About Rackspace

Rackspace is a leading provider of IT-a-a-Service in today’s multi-cloud world. It delivers expert advice and integrated managed services across applications, data, security and infrastructure, including public and private clouds and managed hosting. Rackspace partners with every leading technology provider, including Alibaba, AWS, Google, Microsoft, OpenStack, Oracle, SAP, and VMware. The company is uniquely positioned to provide unbiased expertise on which technologies will best serve each customer’s needs. Rackspace was named a leader in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Service Providers, Worldwide and has been honored by Fortune, Glassdoor and others as one of the best places to work. Based in San Antonio, Texas, Rackspace serves more than 140,000 business customers from data centers on five continents. Learn more at www.rackspace.com/en-au or call us at 1-800-722-577.

About Great Place to Work®:

Great Place to Work®, headquartered in San Francisco, is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognise outstanding workplace cultures. Great Place to Work provides executive advisory and culture consulting services to businesses, non-profits, and government agencies in over 50 countries across five continents. Follow Great Place to Work online at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at @GPTW_Global.

About the Best Workplaces in Asia List:

Great Place to Work’s Best Workplaces in Asia List ranks the top workplaces in the Asia region. Countries included in the ranking are Australia, Greater China, India, Japan, South Korea, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and the United Arab Emirates. The Best Workplaces in Asia list is one of the three regional rankings produced by Great Place to Work, lists that have been recognising high-trust workplaces for over 25 years.

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