AT&T Enterprise-Class Cloud Services Recognized as Industry Leading

Prominent analyst firm Gartner Inc. has named AT&T a Leader in its 2012 Magic Quadrant for Managed Hosting.

“We feel this recognition is further verification that our strategy of embedding cloud solutions into our network is translating into more reliable, innovative solutions for our business customers,” said Steve Caniano, Vice President, Hosting, Application & Cloud Services, AT&T Business Solutions.

The Magic Quadrant evaluated 17 different global enterprise service providers on their “ability to execute” and “completeness of vision” in managed hosting, which combines data center facilities with managed network, storage and computing services and includes cloud services. Companies named in the “Leaders” quadrant “have proved they have staying power in this market, can frequently innovate on their existing products and can be relied on for enterprise-class needs. They have proved their technical competence and ability to deliver services to a wide range of customers. They address multiple use cases with stand-alone or integrated solutions,” according to Gartner.

“As we continue to evolve our cloud services for businesses, Gartner”s recognition of our strengths in managed hosting, cloud, and support services underscores our commitment to delivering industry-leading enterprise-class solutions,” said Caniano.

This latest announcement follows AT&T”s recent launch of new solutions and updates to its roster of cloud services, designed meet the needs of a wide variety of users ” from large and medium enterprises to developers and internet-centric businesses ” including:

  • AT&T Synaptic Compute as a Service AT&T Enterprise-Class Cloud Services with VMware vCloud Datacenter Service
  • AT&T Unified Communications Services
  • AT&T Cloud Architect
  • AT&T Platform as a Service

AT&T ‘s portfolio of cloud services also includes AT&T Synaptic Storage as a Service, and AT&T Synaptic Hosting and a full array of dedicated and virtualized hosting and applications solutions