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05/01/17Rackspace Named 2017 Red Hat Innovation Awards Winner
Rackspace Private Cloud Powered by Red Hat Recognized as Outstanding Private Cloud Solution After One Year in MarketBOSTON – RED HAT SUMMIT 2017 – May 1, 2017 – Rackspace® today announced that it was named the 2017 Red Hat Innovation Awards winner in the Cloud Infrastructure category by Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of open source solutions. The company was recognized for its Rackspace Private Cloud powered by Red Hat offering, which delivers OpenStack® private clouds as-a-s... 
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04/27/17Rackspace Launches Portfolio of Professional Services for AWS
Provides Architecture Best Practices, Migration Management and Cloud Automation Throughout Customers’ AWS Cloud JourneySAN ANTONIO – April 27, 2017 - Rackspace® today announced the expansion of its managed service offerings for the Amazon Web Services™ (AWS) Cloud to include a portfolio of Professional Services. The Fanatical Support® for AWS Professional Services are tailored to support customers who are new to, or growing on, AWS and need deep, customized expertise to help enable their A... 
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04/03/17Rackspace Launches Global Professional Services for Enterprise Customers
Offers Unique, End-to-End Expertise and Support Across Leading Public and Private Clouds to Enable Faster IT TransformationSAN ANTONIO – April 3, 2017 - Rackspace® today announced an expanded professional services offering to help customers move workloads out of their data centers and onto the world's leading public and private cloud platforms. This offer, called Global Solutions and Services, (GSS) will provide customers across all markets with the specialized expertise and support needed... 
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03/16/17Gartner Positions Rackspace in the “Leaders” Quadrant of Its New Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Service Providers, Worldwide
Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to ExecuteSAN ANTONIO – March 16, 2017 - Rackspace® today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the “Leaders” quadrant of its new Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Service Providers, Worldwide.The Gartner assessment, performed by the firm’s IT industry experts, evaluates providers based on the completeness of their vision and their ability to execute. It categorizes providers in quadrants labe... 
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03/08/17Rackspace Delivering Managed Services for Google Cloud Platform
Rackspace brings Fanatical Support to Google Cloud Platform CustomersSAN ANTONIO – March 8, 2017 - Rackspace® today announced a strategic relationship with Google Cloud to become its first managed services support partner for Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Google Cloud and Rackspace are collaborating on a new managed services offering for Google Cloud Platform customers that will launch later this year. The managed support services will offer GCP customers added cloud architecture support, ... 
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02/27/17New Board Members Appointed at Rackspace
New Directors Include Accomplished Leaders in Technology and FinanceSAN ANTONIO – Feb. 27, 2017 - Rackspace® today announced newly appointed members of its board of directors, which features respected leaders from many of the world's top technology and financial services companies. The new board members will help Rackspace advance its mission of delivering specialized expertise and Fanatical Support® for the world’s leading clouds, including Amazon Web Services® (AWS), Microsoft® Azure®, ... 
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01/31/17Feeding America Selects Rackspace to Power Nationwide Network of 200 Food Banks
Largest National Domestic Hunger-Relief Organization Uses Rackspace Private Cloud powered by VMware to Help Coordinate Food Distribution for More Than 46 Million PeopleSAN ANTONIO – January 31, 2017 - Rackspace® today announced that Feeding America®, the largest domestic hunger-relief organization in the U.S., is using Rackspace Private Cloud powered by VMware© and Rackspace Dedicated Servers. With infrastructure management and technical expertise from Rackspace, Feeding America successful... 
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01/10/17Company Veteran Jeff Cotten Named President of Rackspace
Cotten will direct Rackspace's sales and international operations, along with its fastest growing lines of businessSAN ANTONIO – Jan. 10, 2017 – Rackspace®, the #1 managed cloud company, today announced the promotion of Jeff Cotten to President of Rackspace, effective February 1. Cotten will report to Taylor Rhodes, CEO of Rackspace.Cotten started at Rackspace eight years ago as a frontline manager of employees responsible for delivering Rackspace's vaunted Fanatical Support® to thousands... 
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