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With OpenStack Icehouse Here, Database-as-a-Service Tech Draws Attention

As we've been covering this week , Icehouse, the next major release of the OpenStack cloud platform is available now.

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Related Topix: Attention, IT Services, Telecom

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CNet News

OpenStack Icehouse Features a Trove of Open-Source Cloud Updates

Database-as-a-service technology, live upgrades, storage improvements and federated identity are part of the new open-source cloud platform release.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, USA Today, Publishing, Media

Sys-Con Media

ScaleArc Joins Rackspace Marketplace to Bring Database Traffic Management to the Cloud

ScaleArc today announced that its database traffic management software is now available on the Marketplace for RackspaceA Hosting , , the open cloud company.

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

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Internet Retailer

Retailers scramble to plug Heartbleed

Sales and traffic to online retailers by category and merchant type, data on Amazon and other leading e-retailers, comparisons of leading web retailers, site performance data, more.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Internet, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Telecom, IT Services

Business Journal

Geekdom move set for April 18

The collaborative co-working space for technology entrepreneurs, sponsored by Rackspace Hosting, will be moving from its current digs in the Weston Centre to the nearby Rand Building on the sixth floor.

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

The Motley Fool

Is Rackspace's Cloud Business in Big Trouble?

These competitors include juggernauts Amazon , just to name a few. Is Rackspace making a mistake, and if so, how will this decision impact its stock? Rackspace: Cloud products are important If you're an investor in Rackspace, much of the reason has to do with its cloud infrastructure business, also called its public cloud revenue.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom, Amazon

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Value Line

Industry Analysis: Industries at Extreme Valuations

With the stock market now generally at or near all-time highs, it may be helpful to investors to look at some of the industries represented in the The Value Line Investment Survey that are currently trading at extreme valuations, on a price-to-earnings basis.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Value Line, Investment Services, Financial Markets, Internet, Science / Technology, Startups, Informatica, Telecom, IT Services, Rackspace Cloud

Data Center Knowledge

New Rackspace Hire Signals Hybrid Cloud Channel Program, International Growth

Rackspace Hosting has made a couple of key appointments this week, adding Microsoft veteran Will Knight as VP of channel partner sales and Ryan Neading as CIO.

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

Market Wire

Rackspace Appoints Ryan Neading as Chief Information Officer

Neading will be responsible for the Rackspace billing systems, internal IT systems and tools, technology operations, operational metrics and interfacing with external suppliers and resource providers, while reporting to Mark Roenigk, chief operating officer.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, CIO News, Rackspace Cloud

Wed Apr 09, 2014

TheStreet.com

Why Rackspace Hosting (RAX) Stock Is Down Today

"We do not base our prices on competitors' rental rates for raw infrastructure. Rackspace has for 15 years charged premium prices for premium service, expertise, performance and reliability," Engates said.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom, Microsoft, Startups, Sentillion, Financial Markets

Business Journal

Rackspace service tapped by New York-based Appboy

Rackspace, the founder of OpenStack, says Appboy is the latest customer to leverage its DevOps Automation Service to automate the process of deploying and scaling hybrid cloud infrastructure for fast-growing applications.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Business Journal

Rackspace's "separation" pact with former CEO detailed in filing

Rackspace Hosting entered into a separation agreement with its former CEO, Lanham Napier, earlier this year, according to a proxy statement filed recently with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Java Developer's Journal

How to Architect and Optimize Your Cloud for Consistent Performance

Performance is the intersection of power, agility, control, and choice. If you value performance, and more specifically consistent performance, you need to look beyond simple virtualized compute.

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Related Topix: SoftLayer, Telecom, IT Services, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

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Rackspace Names Microsoft Veteran New Channel Chief

The former senior director of SMB sales for Microsoft's Asia-Pacific region, Knight has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry across sales, marketing and channel strategies.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom, Marketing

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Sys-Con Media

How to Architect and Optimize Your Cloud for Consistent Performance

Performance is the intersection of power, agility, control, and choice. If you value performance, and more specifically consistent performance, you need to look beyond simple virtualized compute.

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Related Topix: SoftLayer, Telecom, IT Services, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

Sys-Con Media

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights:IBM, Cisco Systems, NetSuite, Rackspace Hosting and Veeva Systems

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: Startups, Cisco Systems, Telecom, IT Services, Financial Markets, Science, Computer Science, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Business Journal

San Antonio searching for home in Google's Fiberhood

File photo of the Google Fiber service van. If San Antonio is successful in gaining Google Fiber, it could be a game-changer economically.

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Related Topix: Provo, UT, Telecom, IT Services, Rackspace Cloud

The Motley Fool

In Cloud Wars, Don't Forget No. 2 Rackspace

With the cloud pricing war taking place over the last week, you'd be forgiven for thinking that Amazon , Microsoft and Google are the top cloud providers.

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

Denver Post

Apple gains in Greenpeace ranking of efficient Web companies

Greenpeace issued its annual report on the energy efficiency of Internet companies, praising Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and other major providers of online services for improved use of energy resources.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, IT Services, Telecom

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