Rackspace Technology Acquires Bright Skies, a Leading Cloud Transformation Provider Based in Germany

Rackspace Technology™ (NASDAQ: RXT), a leading end-to-end multicloud technology solutions company, today announced that it has acquired Bright Skies, a leading cloud transformation provider in Germany that specializes in data center modernization, cloud transformation, modern workforce, and data and artificial intelligence. Bright Skies’ cloud-native professional services capabilities complement Rackspace Technology’s existing strengths in the German market and will add nearly 500 customers, including Dole, HSV and DOMCURA, to the Rackspace Technology portfolio. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“The acquisition of Bright Skies is a significant milestone as we continue to grow our EMEA presence and invest in the region, said Jürgen Stauber, General Manager, Rackspace Technology, DACH “Bright Skies is highly aligned to our company strategy, to provide end-to-end multicloud technology solutions, and will bring complementary cloud-native professional services capabilities that underscore our multicloud expertise globally. There is a clear cultural fit between our companies, and we are delighted to welcome the Bright Skies’ team to the Rackspace Technology family.”

Founded in 2014, Bright Skies has more than 55 employees and is headquartered in Hamburg, Germany with offices in Cologne, Dresden and Mannheim and offers strategic advisory, architecture and engineering services. The acquisition will more than double Rackspace Technology’s multicloud professional services headcount in Germany. Bright Skies is also a gold-certified Microsoft Partner with 14 Microsoft competencies (12 Gold) across Data Platform and Analytics, DevOps, Application Development, Cloud Platform, Data Centre, Small and Mid-Market Cloud Solutions and Security. These competencies add to Rackspace Technology’s multicloud technical expertise and commitment to customer success, with over 2,500 cloud-certificatied professionals globally.

“As digital transformation continues to be a focus for companies across Germany, there is a huge opportunity for us to help customers on their cloud journeys,” said Bright Skies CEO and Founder, Kim Nis Neuhauss. “By joining Rackspace Technology’s global platform, our customers and employees will benefit from Rackspace Technology’s expertise, footprint, and continued investment in growth. This next chapter in the Bright Skies story is a credit to our team who delight customers every day, and joining Rackspace Technology is validation of our strategy and expertise.”

Über die Bright Skies GmbH

Bright Skies is a fast growing and independent consulting firm from Hamburg. The company, founded by Kim Nis Neuhauss – an industry veteran of the cloud from the very beginning, including VMware and Red Hat – has set itself the goal of establishing an IT consulting company "Systemhaus 2.0" with a clear focus on cloud and end-user computing. With our innovative strategies, we will support you in the design and implementation of an exclusive cloud architecture.

Firmenkontakt und Herausgeber der Meldung:

Bright Skies GmbH
Neuer Wall 71
22303 Hamburg
Telefon: +49 (40) 822167500
Telefax: +49 (40) 6094397-99

Kim Nis Neuhauss
CEO, Principal Consultant
Telefon: +49 (40) 609439791
E-Mail: kneuhauss@bright-skies.de
Gianna Sültrop
Communication Managerin
E-Mail: g.sueltrop@evernine.de
Sandra Schwan
Kontakt für Presseanfragen
E-Mail: rackspace@finkfuchs.de
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