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Saturday | NewsFactor

Is CenturyLink Eyeing Rackspace?

Just when you thought there weren't any potential buyers for Rackspace Hosting Inc., one has reportedly surfaced. Telecommunications company CenturyLink Inc. is seeking to acquire San Antonio-based Rackspace to further expand into -computing services, Bloomberg News reported late Sunday.

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

Fri Sep 12, 2014

GigaOM

Does Eucalyptus give HP carte blanche on AWS compatibility?

Now that the deal's done, here comes the nitty gritty. Did HP buy Eucalyptus to get the keys to the Amazon Web Services kingdom? Or is it an aqui-hire? When Hewlett-Packard announced its acquisition of Eucalyptus Thursday, many figured that compatibility with Amazon's cloud was a big part of the motivation.

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

AmericanBankingNews.com

Rackspace Hosting Given New $40.00 Price Target at DA Davidson

The firm currently has a "neutral" rating on the stock. DA Davidson's price target indicates a potential upside of 2.93% from the stock's previous close.

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

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Light Reading

Rackspace Could Help CenturyLink's Cloud, NFV Efforts Analyst

The acquisition of Rackspace by CenturyLink, if it was ever to happen, could give the network operator's cloud and virtualization efforts a significant helping hand, according to a Heavy Reading analyst. Caroline Chappell, Principal Analyst, Cloud and NFV at Heavy Reading and long-time specialist in all things service provider IT-related, was intrigued this week by speculation that CenturyLink Inc. has had takeover conversations with cloud computing services specialist Rackspace Hosting .

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Related Topix: Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, CenturyTel, IT Services, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

Business Journal

Analyst sees benefits and drawbacks to Rackspace merger

Rackspace Hosting would see immediate benefits from a merger with CenturyLink Communications, but would also likely face some reorganization and consolidation, according to New York-based analyst Al Sadowski . CenturyLink's larger sales capillarity in the United States and globally would increase opportunities for Rackspace to expand its private and public cloud offerings, says Sadowski, research director for information technology consulting firm 451 Research in New York.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, CenturyTel, Rackspace Cloud, Rackable Systems, Startups

NewsFactor

Report: CenturyLink Eyeing Rackspace

Just when you thought there weren't any potential buyers for Rackspace Hosting Inc., one has reportedly surfaced. Telecommunications company CenturyLink Inc. is seeking to acquire San Antonio-based Rackspace to further expand into -computing services, Bloomberg News reported late Sunday.

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

Business Journal

The Take: Rackspace stock up on buyout rumors and AT&T hires new CIO

Rackspace Hosting's stock has jumped nearly seven percent since rumors surfaced of a possible acquisition by CenturyLink Communications. The stock is now at its highest point since February.

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Related Topix: ATT, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, IT Services, CIO News

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Rackspace: 5 Potential Buyers For This Cloud Provider

I'm long on Rackspace , the hosting provider that has pushed hard into cloud computing. Rival, aggressively priced public clouds from Amazon Inc. , Microsoft Corp. and Google have squeezed Rackspace's business.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Savvis, Microsoft, Startups, Cable & Satellite, CenturyTel

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Business Journal

Analyst: Rackspace merger would create managed hosting powerhouse

A merger with Rackspace Hosting Inc. would immediately vault CenturyLink Inc. to the top of the managed services hosting market, according to analysis by Frost & Sullivan . The market analysis firm's research currently has San Antonio-based Rackspace ranked No.

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Related Topix: Qwest, Telecom, IT Services, Rackspace Cloud, Rackable Systems, Startups, Consulting, Frost and Sullivan

AmericanBankingNews.com

Rackspace Hosting Target of Unusually High Options Trading

Rackspace Hosting was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Monday. Investors acquired 17,953 call options on the stock, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports.

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

USA Today

Tech Five: Yahoo jumps after Alibaba unveils IPO

Tech Five: Yahoo jumps after Alibaba unveils IPO Apple. Yahoo. Rackspace Hosting.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Rackspace Cloud, iPod touch App, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Microsoft, Rackable Systems, Startups, Twitter

TheStreet.com

Why Rackspace (RAX) Stock Is Surging Today

CenturyLink has discussed the idea with Rackspace, which last month said it is still conducting an internal review of its strategic options, sources said. One person said a deal may not be reached for the company, which had a stock market valuation of $5.33 billion at the end of last week, Bloomberg noted.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, CenturyTel, Financial Markets

TheStreet.com

Why Rackspace (RAX) Stock Is Surging Today

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Mozilla, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, CenturyTel

The Washington Post

U.S. Stock-Index Futures Little Changed With S&P 500 at a Record

U.S. stock-index futures were little changed after a five-week rally pushed the Standard & Poor's 500 Index to a record. Yahoo! Inc. climbed 3.3 percent in premarket trading after Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. said it plans to raise as much as $21.1 billion in an initial public offering.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Telecom, IT Services, Stanley, Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley European Fund, Financial Services, Morgan Stanley

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Bloomberg

CenturyLink Said to Seek to Acquire Rackspace Hosting

CenturyLink Inc. , the Louisiana-based landline phone service provider, is seeking to acquire Rackspace Hosting Inc. to further expand into cloud-computing services, according to people familiar with the situation. CenturyLink has discussed the possibility with San Antonio-based Rackspace, which last month said it is still conducting an internal review of its strategic options, said the people, who asked not to be named talking about private information.

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Related Topix: Qwest, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, CenturyTel, IT Services, Rackspace Cloud, Rackable Systems, Startups, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Linux

@CloudExpo | Does Performance in the #Cloud Matter?

Note: Scott Turner and his team from Verizon Terremark performed the tests on the Terremark Cloud Platform and other public clouds. Scott can be reached at One of the most appealing benefits of cloud deployment is the ease of use and the flexibility of adding or removing compute capacity.

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Related Topix: CPU, Telecom, IT Services, Internet

The Times of Israel

Looking towards my 50th trip To Israel

Tomorrow I am leaving for Israel on what will be my fiftieth adventure. While I should call it a "business trip," I don't.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Wireless, Emerging Technology, DLP Mobile, Core Security Technologies, Telecom, SXSW, Inc, IT Services

Information Technology

ICT investment trends in Spain - Enterprise ICT spending patterns through to the end of 2015

Rackspace - SAP - SAS - Salesforce.com - Symantec - Tibco Spotfire - Verizon For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k744wq/ict_investment CONTACT: Research and Markets, Laura Wood, Senior Manager. press@researchandmarkets.com Fax from USA: 646-607-1907 Fax from rest of the world: +353-1-481-1716 Sector: Computing and Technology .

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Heroku, Salesforce, Assistly, Activa Live, Startups, Symantec

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Freshnews

Rackspace to Feature Customers and Industry Analysts at...

Rackspace CTO John Engates and analysts from 451 Research and Forrester will also discuss the latest trends in private, hybrid and managed cloud.

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

VentureBeat

How Rackspace lost its mojo

Internet darling Rackspace Hosting could do nothing wrong. From the depths of the great recession, its stock rocketed from a low of $4 to a dizzying $80 a share in about four years.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Rackspace Cloud

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