SEATTLE, April 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 2nd Watch has been recognized for the second consecutive year in the “Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Service Providers, Worldwide.” This year, Gartner positioned 2nd Watch in the Challengers quadrant based on its ability to execute and completeness of vision.

2nd Watch is focused on reducing complexity in public cloud infrastructure deployment and management through a combination of proprietary methodology and customer service. Founded in 2010, 2nd Watch was among the first audited and approved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Managed Service Providers. The firm has helped some of the world’s biggest brands succeed on AWS, including Condé Nast, Coca-Cola North America, Lenovo, Motorola, SCOR and Yamaha. 2nd Watch has earned AWS Competencies in Microsoft Workloads, Financial Services, Migrations, DevOps, Marketing and Commerce, and Life Sciences and is a Microsoft Azure Silver Partner. In November, 2nd Watch was named to the Deloitte 2017 Technology Fast 500.

“To us, it’s exciting to be recognized for our execution, customer satisfaction and market dominance in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Service Providers, Worldwide,” says Jeff Aden, EVP of Marketing & Strategic Business Development & Co-Founder at 2nd Watch. “We feel that this recognition highlights the partnerships we form with clients, to walk alongside them and help them modernize their businesses by accelerating the adoption of new technologies.”

Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Service Providers, Worldwide” Craig Lowery, Mark D. Ray, et al., 29 March 2018. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About 2nd Watch
2nd Watch is an AWS Partner Network (APN) Premier Consulting Partner and a Microsoft Azure Silver Partner, providing managed cloud to enterprises. The company’s subject matter experts, software-enabled services and cutting-edge solutions provide companies with tested, proven, and trusted solutions, allowing them to fully leverage the power of the cloud. 2nd Watch solutions are high performing, robust, increase operational excellence, decrease time to market, accelerate growth and lower risk. Its patent-pending, proprietary tools automate everyday workload management processes for big data analytics, digital marketing, line-of-business and cloud native workloads. 2nd Watch is a new breed of business which helps enterprises design, deploy and manage cloud solutions and monitors business critical workloads 24x7. 2nd Watch has more than 400 enterprise workloads under its management and more than 200,000 instances in its managed public cloud. The venture-backed company is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. To learn more about 2nd Watch, visit or call 888-317-7920.

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