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9 min ago | InfoWorld

OpenStack execs: Red Hat, Yahoo, Comcast are our adopters -- and contributors

Web browser or Office suite? Microsoft's and Google's office productivity and collaboration clouds pit rich and complex against simple and lean more The effects that the cloud and virtualization have on the data center are discussed and possible solutions or methods for dealing with them are offered.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Telecom, IT Services, Open Source Software, Linux

Thu Jul 24, 2014

VentureBeat

Rackspace is now ready to talk about charging for cloud infrastructure by the minute

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Marketing, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Data Center Knowledge

Jury Acquits Real Estate Developer Rackspace Accused of Fraud

A jury has acquitted a Texas developer of all charges in a criminal lawsuit in which he was accused of swindling Rackspace and the city of Windcrest, Texas, of millions of dollars in a 2007 purchase of land and the former shopping mall that now serves as the hosting company's headquarters.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Windcrest, TX, IGN Entertainment

Sys-Con Media

Rackspace Announces OnMetal Cloud Servers General Availability and Pricing

Rackspace , the #1 managed cloud company, today announced the general availability and pricing of OnMetala Cloud Servers -- an API-driven, single-tenant Infrastructure-as-a-Service offering.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Rackspace Cloud, Rackable Systems, Startups, CPU, Science / Technology

Mon Jul 21, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Jury acquits developer in Rackspace case

Developer Gary L. Cain , who prosecutors accused of swindling Rackspace Hosting Inc. out of millions, was acquitted by a jury Monday of all charges.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Motley Fool

Will Rackspace's Unorthodox Approach Pay Off In Cloud Infrastructure

However, as buyout hopes fall apart, whether or not Rackspace is successful in laaS has never been more important for shareholders.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Business Journal

Rackspace has big plans for ACC-owned mall

Despite the mall's appearance, it is still alive - though on life support. Click through to see what's inside.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Rackspace Cloud, Rackable Systems, Startups, Retail, Dillards, Austin, TX

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hispanic Business

United States : RACKSPACE announces managed cloud strategy

The new pricing model announced 15th July tries to differentiate from commodity cloud services providers such as Amazon Web Services.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom

Freshnews

Rackspace Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner's Magic...

Rackspace , the #1 managed cloud company, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the "Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting" in both North America and Europe.

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Related Topix: Consulting, Gartner, Telecom, IT Services, Rackspace Cloud, Rackable Systems, Startups

Silicon Alley Insider

Rackspace's Answer to Amazon: Higher Price, Better Service

Amazon, Microsoft, and Google might think price cuts are the way to go in the highly competitive public cloud sector, but the San Antonio-based Rackspace seems to think otherwise.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Wed Jul 16, 2014

PHONE+

Rackspace Adjusts Managed Cloud Strategy

Based on delivering excellent customer service dubbed "Fanatical Support," Rackspace's managed cloud strategy focuses on businesses and developers looking for a strong partner to help design, managed and scale their cloud operations.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom

IT-Director.com

Cloud infrastructure services, find a niche or die?

Back in May it was reported that Morgan Stanley had been appointed to explore options for the sale of hosted services provider Rackspace.

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Related Topix: Stanley, Telecom, IT Services, Amazon, Savvis

ComputerWorld

Review: Cloud Foundry brings power and polish to PaaS

Cloud Foundry impresses with broad application support, streamlined deployment, and enterprise extras from Pivotal, though initial setup could be simpler Cloud Foundry was created by VMware to streamline deployment for application developers, application operators, and cloud operators.

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Related Topix: Startups, Greenplum Software, IT Services, Telecom

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Data Center Knowledge

Rackspace Makes Big Push into Managed Services, Tweaks Cloud Pricing

Building on its tradition of extreme hands-on support, Rackspace added two managed services offerings, provided and billed for on a pay-as-you-go basis.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom, Marketing

GigaOM

Rackspace, battling Amazon, tiers cloud services to show off its strengths

The goal is to make comparisons with public cloud giants Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google easier and to play up the fact that, for a little more money, Rackspace can offer much more hand holding than those public cloud giants.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Amazon, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

VentureBeat

Rackspace says so long to commodity cloud wars with new pricing model

Cloud and hosting provider Rackspace has had it tough lately, relative to some competitors.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Amazon, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Marketing

Mon Jul 14, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Rackspace Hosting Stock Rating Upgraded by DA Davidson

Rackspace Hosting traded up 2.26% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $32.57.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Rackspace Cloud, Rackable Systems, Startups

Freshnews

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Google, Facebook, Akamai Technologies, Rackspace Hosting and AT&T

Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Telecom, IT Services, Rackspace Cloud, Akamai Technologies, Cable & Satellite, ATT, Social Software

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Business Journal

Houston hopes to launch more health tech startups with new accelerator

The University of Houston and Houston Health Ventures have created a new accelerator program - NextHIT - that will focus on health IT.

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Related Topix: University of Houston, Telecom, IT Services

Barron's

Rackspace: LBO Unlikely, Buyers Few, Says Wells, But Plenty of Under-Appreciated Value

Shares of Rackspace Hosting , which has been a subject of takeover speculation for two months since it announced in mid-may it was exploring strategic options for the business, are down 46 cents, or 1.4%, at $33.23, after Wells Fargo's Gray Powell this morning reiterated an Outperform rating, and a $38 to $41 "valuation range," writing that after ... (more)

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