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05/26/16Rackspace Promotes Carla Sublett to Global Chief Marketing Officer
Proven Marketing Leader to Boost Brand and Lead-Gen Efforts Worldwide SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 05/26/16 -- Rackspace ® (NYSE: RAX) today announced that it has promoted Carla Pineyro Sublett to senior vice president and chief marketing officer (CMO). Sublett will oversee all marketing functions globally to drive awareness for Rackspace as the #1 managed cloud provider. "Since joining Rackspace in May 2015, Carla has demonstrated exceptional leadership and s... 
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05/20/16Rackspace Reports New Employment Inducement Equity Grants
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 05/20/16 --  Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX) today reported that an aggregate of 76,281 of the company's common stock in the form of restricted stock units were granted to 16 new non-executive officer employees on May 13, 2016. The units were granted in accordance with NYSE Listing Rule 303A.08 under the Rackspace Inducement Equity Incentive Plan (the "Inducement Plan") as a material inducement to employees entering into employment with the company. The units ... 
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05/18/16Rackspace to Present at Investor Conference in June
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 05/18/16 --  Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX) today announced that Taylor Rhodes, president and chief executive officer, will present at the following conference: Cowen and Company Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on June 2, 2016 at 8:45am ET in New York. A live webcast will be available on the Rackspace website at http://ir.rackspace.com. About Rackspace Rackspace (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud comp... 
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05/09/16Rackspace Reports First Quarter Results
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 05/09/16 -- Revenue grew 9.9 percent on a normalized basis compared to Q1 2015 Revenue grew 7.9 percent on a GAAP basis compared to Q1 2015 Adjusted EBITDA grew 11.7 percent compared to Q1 2015 Net income grew 77.5 percent compared to Q1 2015 Adjusted Free Cash Flow reached a new record of $94 million in Q1 2016 ... 
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04/21/16Rackspace and Cloud Technology Partners Align Efforts to Help Enterprises Move to the Cloud
Collaboration Creates End to End Solution for Cloud Transformation SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 04/21/16 --  Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX) and Cloud Technology Partners (CTP) announced a strategic relationship to deliver professional and managed services for enterprises leveraging the leading cloud platforms. The combination of Fanatical Support® with CTP's best-of-breed services provides enterprise customers with a holistic solution for cloud adoption by addressing: Cloud stra... 
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04/15/16Rackspace Announces First Quarter 2016 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Details
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 04/15/16 -- Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, will announce its first quarter 2016 financial results on Monday, May 9, 2016 starting at 4:30 p.m. ET, 3:30 p.m. CT, 1:30 p.m. PT. Taylor Rhodes, president and chief executive officer, and Karl Pichler, chief financial officer, will host the call. To access the live conference call, participants should dial: From United States and Canada: 877-242-2264 From United Kingdom: 0... 
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04/14/16Rackspace Becomes AWS DevOps Competency Partner
Helping AWS Customers Launch and Manage Apps More Efficiently SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 04/14/16 -- Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX) has achieved Amazon Web Services™ (AWS) DevOps Competency within the AWS Partner Competency Program, which recognizes members of the AWS Partner Network who have completed a rigorous third-party audit demonstrating their expertise in DevOps practices, tools, and proven customer success. Customers can access this expertise and 24x7 operational support thro... 
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04/07/16Rackspace Simplifies Cloud Adoption for Companies by Delivering Managed Private Cloud Everywhere
Customers Can Consume OpenStack as a Service in Their Location of Choice SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 04/07/16 -- Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX) today announced companies can run a fully-managed private cloud in any data center around the world without bearing the high cost, risk and operational burden of doing it themselves. By delivering OpenStack® everywhere, the new integrated software, hardware and services solution can answer CIO demand for managed services for private cloud on their... 
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03/10/16Rackspace Expands OpenStack Leadership With Next Generation Bare Metal Servers
New Version of OnMetal Unlocks Greater Performance for Demanding Workloads Like Cassandra, Docker and Spark SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 03/10/16 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX) today announced the next generation of OnMetal™ Cloud Servers powered by OpenStack® -- bare metal, single-tenant servers that are API-provisioned in two minutes, providing near-instant scalability and elasticity. This latest version of OnMetal Cloud Servers delivers innovative connectivity between public cloud an... 
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03/09/16Rackspace Announces New Employment Inducement Awards
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 03/09/16 --  Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), today announced that restricted stock units underlying the Company's ordinary shares of 92,025 in the aggregate were granted to 37 new non-executive officer employees on February 24, 2016. The units were granted in accordance with NYSE Listing Rule 303A.08 under the Rackspace Inducement Equity Incentive Plan (the "Inducement Plan"), which the Board of Directors of Rackspace adopted in March 2014 to facilitate the g... 
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02/23/16Rackspace to Present at Investor Conference in February and March
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 02/23/16 -- Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that Taylor Rhodes, president and chief executive officer, will present at the following conferences: The JMP Securities Technology Conference on Monday, February 29, 2016 at 10:00am PT in San Francisco, CA. The Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 4:35pm PT in San Francisco, CA. A live webcast will be available on the Racks... 
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02/16/16Rackspace Reports Fourth Quarter Results
Revenue Grew 10.7 Percent Compared to the Fourth Quarter of 2014 Adjusted EBITDA Grew 11.0 Percent Compared to the Fourth Quarter of 2014 Net Income was $32 Million for the Fourth Quarter of 2015 On a Fully Diluted Basis, GAAP EPS was 24 Cents and Non-GAAP EPS was 31 Cents in the Fourth Quarter of 2015 SAN ANTONIO, TX  -- (Marketwired) -- 02/16/16 -- Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced financial results for the quarter that ended December 31, 2015... 
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02/11/16Rackspace Announces Private Cloud Powered by Red Hat
Delivers OpenStack-as-a-Service Backed With a 99.99 Percent OpenStack API Uptime Guarantee SAN ANTONIO, TX  -- (Marketwired) -- 02/11/16 -- Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX) today announced the release of Rackspace Private Cloud powered by Red Hat®, which delivers OpenStack® private clouds as-a-service using the Red Hat Enterprise Linux® OpenStack Platform. The new offering expands the Rackspace OpenStack-as-a-Service product portfolio, further extending the company's strategy to deliver the most rel... 
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01/22/16Rackspace to Host Conference Call for Fourth Quarter 2015 Financial Results
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 01/22/16 -- Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, will announce its fourth quarter 2015 financial results on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 starting at 4:30 p.m. ET, 3:30 p.m. CT, 1:30 p.m. PT. Taylor Rhodes, president and chief executive officer, and Karl Pichler, chief financial officer, will host the call. To access the live conference call, participants should dial: From United States and Canada: 800-954-0628 From United Kingdom: 0800-... 
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01/21/16Rackspace Hires Brian Stein as Vice President of Global Engineering
Cloud, Infrastructure and Automation Expert Joins Rackspace to Drive Multi-Cloud Technology Platform SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 01/21/16 -- Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX) today announced that Brian Stein has joined the company as vice president of global engineering. Stein has more than 15 years of experience in open source development, user experience, quality engineering and assurance, release engineering and project management. Prior to Rackspace, he served as senior vice president ... 
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