Acquisition to Strengthen APJ’s Regional Ties to the Microsoft Azure Ecosystem
SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rackspace Technology® (NASDAQ: RXT), a leading end-to-end, multicloud technology solutions company, today announced it has agreed to acquire Just Analytics, a leading provider of cloud-based data, analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) services in the Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) region. In addition, this acquisition creates strong regional ties in the Microsoft Azure ecosystem, with Just Analytics recently receiving four regional Microsoft Partner of the Year awards.
Founded in 2011, Just Analytics has over 100 employees with headquarters in Singapore and additional employees in Vietnam and India. Just Analytics helps clients design and create scalable data pipelines using its proprietary data platform, Guzzle, combined with new-age cloud-based data and analytics services that turn data into insights, giving customers a unified view of their information assets.
Listed on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, Just Analytics’ data platform automates the movement and transformation of any volume, variety, and speed of data from a wide variety of sources into data pipelines at scale for production. Just Analytics AI leverages Guzzle to enable the deployment of predictive capability solutions and business intelligence to analyze data from critical business and operational functions for business end users.
“The Just Analytics acquisition fits in with our growing focus on professional services and brings industry-leading cloud-based data, analytics and AI capabilities that our customers and prospects demand,” said Kevin Jones, CEO of Rackspace Technology. “In addition, we will benefit from the company’s strong regional ties to APJ, its talented workforce and the natural evolution in the IT services stack. These benefits provide a clear link between our services and key business metrics for customers.”
“By combining our capabilities with Rackspace Technology’s global presence, resources and scale, we can shift our focus to solely expanding our existing business while integrating business functions into Rackspace Technology to help us grow,” said Hemanta Banerjee, Founder and Chief Architect for Simply Analytics. “Our companies share a similar culture by distinguishing ourselves through Fanatical Experience™ comprehensive technical training and certifications coupled with unsurpassed relationships with key partners based on our capabilities, culture and execution for customers.”
Rackspace Technology will maintain the Just Analytics brand for the foreseeable future as the company has built a well-known and respected brand among the leaders and customers of Microsoft Azure Data Analytics.
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