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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.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Rackspace is now ready to talk about charging for cloud infrastructure by the minute
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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.
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.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Rackspace Hosting Stock Rating Upgraded by DA Davidson
Rackspace Hosting traded up 2.26% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $32.57.
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.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
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.
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)