Rise is an Infrastructure-as-a-Service business, focused on providing its channel partners with the platform, infrastructure and support they need to sell cloud to their customers as part of their portfolio. One of Fasthosts Internet Groups' key brands (and part of United Internet), Rise is part of an established, growing business that has provided hosted services to the SMB marketplace for over 12 years.
Today, more than 500,000 customers rely on Rise's DataCenter on Demand platform and its hosting services.
Thanks to its technical prowess and dedicated team, Rise has won a number of awards from partners, suppliers and independent bodies. The company is proud of these awards, but even prouder of the success of its partners.
Generally, the two go hand in hand. This is reflected in the company's maxim "think together, succeed together".
You can see how Rise partners have succeeded on the case studies page and you can find a list of our awards and accreditations below:
Other Rise Awards
Cloud Industry Forum self-certification
Rise is proud to be a self-certified member of the Cloud Industry Forum. Self-certification demonstrates a commitment to accountability and clarity of information that enables consumers to make informed decisions when buying cloud solutions. This status is achieved by adhering to a clear Code of Practice and is verified by the Cloud Industry Forum.
Microsoft Hyper-V partner of the year 2010
In 2010, Rise won Microsoft's Hyper-V Cloud Partner Award in recognition of our contribution to channel participation in the Cloud. Our DataCenter on Demand platform was a key factor in ensuring that Rise was the only UK partner rewarded at their Global Hosting Summit in Bellevue, USA - further evidence of our world-class delivery of cloud services.
Microsoft Hosting Partner of the Year 2011
Rise followed up 2010's Hyper-V Cloud Partner Award by winning Microsoft’s Global Hosting Solutions Partner of the Year 2011. Beating 3000 entrants to the accolade, Rise collected the award at Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference in LA, an event that recognizes those who deliver truly exceptional Microsoft-based cloud solutions.
MSP alliance - World Cup 2012 Winners
Receiving the award for Best Cloud Enabling Technology at the 2012 MSPWorld Conference and Expo in Miami, Florida is testament to our on-going commitment to provide cutting-edge technologies and solutions to our partners. Comprised of 15,000 member companies, the MSPAlliance is the world’s largest industry association for Managed Service Providers.
ASCII Group Solution Alliance Member
Rise joined ASCII's community of independent managed service providers, system integrators and solution providers to work with key cloud solution providers. This helps provide additional benefits and education of ASCII members in targeting and growing the cloud services market.
MSPAlliance Vendor Accreditation Program
Rise gained MSP Alliance accreditation to show its ongoing commitment to the channel and its partners. The Vendor Accreditation Program shows that companies abide by the highest principles of quality and MSP customer satisfaction.