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Rackspace Hosting, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides cloud computing services and managing Web-based IT systems for small and medium-sized businesses and large enterprises worldwide. The company’s service offering combines hosting on dedicated hardware and on multi-tenant pools of virtualized hardware in a way that suits each customer’s requirements. Its public cloud services refer to pooled computing resources delivered on-demand over the Internet. The company offers cloud servers for computing; cloud sites for Website hosting; cloud block storage and cloud files for storage; cloud databases for hosting MySQL instances; cloud backup for file protection; cloud load balancers for traffic management; cloud monitoring for infrastructure control; cloud DNS for domain management; cloud networks for security enhancement; and cloud applications, including email, collaboration, and file back-ups. Its dedicated cloud services include customer management portal and other management tools for managing the data center, network, hardware devices, and operating system software; and private cloud services comprise a pool of computing resources for a particular customer. The company also provides hybrid hosting, which enables customers to utilize any combination of dedicated and pooled resources and to manage them through its RackConnect service. It sells its service suite through direct sales teams, third party channel partners, and online ordering. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

5,964 Employees
Last Reported Date: 05/11/15
Founded in 1998

rackspace hosting inc (R42) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $571.5K
Co-Founder, Executive Chairman, and Member of...
Total Annual Compensation: $375.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice Presiden...
Total Annual Compensation: $531.5K
Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $396.2K
Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $403.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

rackspace hosting inc (R42) Key Developments

Rackspace Expands Service Offering for Microsoft Product Portfolio with Fanatical Support® for Microsoft® Azure™

Rackspace announced that it has expanded its service offering for its Microsoft product portfolio with Fanatical Support® for Microsoft® Azure™. The company will work with customers to help them speed their deployment of Azure, minimize costs and optimize performance. Rackspace engineers will provide application and infrastructure architecture guidance, making it easy for customers to succeed with Azure. The company will also offer hybrid cloud solutions that combine Rackspace Private Cloud powered by Microsoft's Cloud Platform and Azure. Rackspace will work with customers to understand their requirements and create solutions that incorporate and maximize the latest Azure technologies.

Rackspace Hosting Announces Fully Managed Dedicated Mongodb Solution

Rackspace Hosting announced a dedicated option of ObjectRocketa, for MongoDBa, databases, a solution that combines the speed and scalability of the ObjectRocket purpose-built platform with fully dedicated hardware and networking for compliance-dependent use cases. This solution can help customers with the performance, security and compliance requirements of high-risk industries such as healthcare, financial services and insurance. Built on a custom, dedicated architecture, ObjectRocket for MongoDB can power the most demanding database workloads by providing full utilization of resources for host machines, and a level of isolation that enterprise customers demand. With ObjectRocket for MongoDB, customers can leverage Rackspace expertise and Fanatical SupportA(R), which allows them to focus their in-house resources on building mission-critical, highly secure applications instead of managing their database environments. Thousands of customers have adopted the fully managed ObjectRocket for MongoDB solution because of its enhanced security, high performance, automatic scalability, high availability and intelligent automation. Features of ObjectRocket for MongoDB now include: Enterprise Security Options -- Helps secure customers' applications with enterprise-grade security options including encryption at rest, policy based network access control, role based access control and log management. Security and Compliance -- Enables Rackspace security experts to assess customer environments, offer guidance and recommend a range of tools that can help satisfy stringent compliance standards. Purpose Built Platform -- Allows customers to take advantage of a unique, fully managed platform optimized for MongoDB workloads, backed by experts for MongoDB. Choice of Deployment Models -- Offers deployment options that best fit customers' internal IT, security and compliance needs, with custom, dedicated architectures for complete customer control. Suite of Developer &Automated Tools -- Speeds up time-to-market and helps reduce downtime with both backend (automated deploying) and customer facing tools, making it easier to operate. Data Portability -- Leverages the universality of open source, community edition, MongoDB so customer data is portable. Application Portability -- Runs applications anywhere, including in Rackspace or AWS data centers via AWS Direct Connect with integrated Access Control List (ACL) sync. The company is committed to supporting fully managed versions of the most popular NoSQL, big data and relational databases including MongoDB, Redis, Hadoop, Apache Spark, Oracle Database, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Percona, and Maria DB. With support for multiple databases, customers have the flexibility to deploy across private, public, bare metal and hybrid clouds with options to automate and reduce the time and money needed to deploy, scale, manage and help ensure the availability of production database applications.

Rackspace Extends its Contributor Agreement with CERN to Continue Creation of Reference Architecture and Operational Model for Federated Cloud Services

Rackspace has extended its contributor agreement with CERN to continue creation of a reference architecture and operational model for federated cloud services. Having previously developed identity authentication over multiple OpenStack clouds, the agreement extension will see Rackspace and CERN openlab extend the identity authentication concept to develop standardised templates for OpenStack cloud orchestration. It will allow customers to take a single action to spin up an environment across multiple cloud platforms. The agreement involves the creation of full multi-cloud open standard orchestration capability, dependent on shared installation images, to facilitate management of virtual machines in remote clouds. The CERN data centre presently stores more than 30 petabytes of data per year that is generated by the experiments on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The data is then made available to physicists through CERN's distributed computing infrastructure. With the agreement, Rackspace will be able to test future technology solutions in CERN's computing environment, which will help the company boost the development of future technology solutions to address real business and IT challenges. Rackspace said that it would continue funding a full time research fellow at CERN to help with the federation project and CERN would conduct service testing using Rackspace Public Cloud.


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