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12/16/15Commissions Inc. Increases Performance and Stability With Rackspace Hybrid Cloud
Real Estate Technology Company Uses Rackspace to Process 500 Million Web Requests and 20 TB of Data Each Month; Seeks Out Customer Service Best-Practices With Rackspace NPS Masters Program SAN ANTONIO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/16/15 -- Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that Commissions Inc., (CINC)℠, a platform solution for real estate brokers and agents to communicate with leads and future clients, is using Rackspace for a hybrid cloud solution to powe... 
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12/15/15Poundland Prepares for First Online Christmas With Rackspace Managed Cloud
Leading Discount Retailer Plans for Big Traffic Spikes LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 12/15/15 -- Rackspace ® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that Poundland®, one of Europe's largest discount and value retailers, is using Rackspace managed cloud services to support its first crucial Christmas period since its new website launched in September 2015. Since opening its first store in 1990, Poundland has gone on to open more than 6... 
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12/10/15Rackspace Hires Alex Pinchev as Global Sales and Marketing Leader
Industry Veteran to Help Strengthen Global Adoption of Rackspace Managed Cloud SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 12/10/15 -- Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX) today announced that technology industry veteran and proven sales leader Alex Pinchev has joined the company as executive vice president and president of global sales and marketing. Effective January 1, Pinchev will oversee Rackspace's sales and marketing organizations and drive company growth as the leader in managed cloud services. Pi... 
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11/20/15Rackspace to Present at Investor Conference in December
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 11/20/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that Taylor Rhodes, president and chief executive officer, will present at the following conference: The Credit Suisse Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on Tuesday, December 1 at 9:30 a.m. MT in Scottsdale, AZ. A live webcast will be available on the Rackspace website at http://ir.rackspace.com. About Rackspace Rackspace (NYSE: RAX),... 
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11/17/15Rackspace Prices $500 Million Offering of Senior Notes
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 11/18/15 -- Rackspace ® Hosting, Inc. ("Rackspace") (NYSE: RAX) today announced the pricing of an offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 6.500 percent senior notes due 2024 (the "Notes"). The offering size was increased to $500 million from $350 million. The Notes are being offered to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and outside the United States to non-U.S... 
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11/17/15Medable Taps Rackspace to Help Solve Compliance and Performance Concerns for Healthcare IT App Developers
HIPAA Compliant PaaS Solution Taps Rackspace Hybrid Cloud to Help Enhance Speed, Performance and Security for Customers LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/17/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX) today announced that Medable, an application and analytics platform for healthcare, is utilizing a hybrid cloud environment with Rackspace Public Cloud and Private Cloud to help deliver a high-performing and secure API to its customers. The announcement took place at the Rackspace::Solve™ conference in Los ... 
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11/16/15Rackspace Launches Managed Cloud for Adobe Experience Manager in General Availability
Delivers Comprehensive Platform for Faster Deployment of Enterprise-Grade Content Management With a 100 Percent AEM Availability Uptime Guarantee SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 11/16/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX) today announced the general availability release of Managed Cloud for Adobe Experience Manager (AEM). The offering provides a managed automation platform built on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to overcome the complexity of hosting, configuring, and operating Experience Manager, all bac... 
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11/11/15International Military Antiques Fortifies Ecommerce Site with Rackspace Digital
Military Antique Reseller Navigates Surging Growth and High-Traffic Events with Rackspace Digital Expertise for Magento SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 11/11/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that International Military Antiques (IMA), the world's leading retailer of pre-1945 military collectibles and antiques, is leveraging Rackspace Managed Cloud to power its Magento ecommerce environment. With the flexibility of Magento, Rackspace Digital practic... 
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11/09/15Rackspace Reports Third Quarter Results
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 11/09/15 -- Revenue Grew 10.7 Percent Compared to the Third Quarter of 2014 Adjusted EBITDA Grew 11.9 Percent Compared to the Third Quarter of 2014 Net Income Grew 42.0 Percent Compared to the Third Quarter of 2014 EPS on a fully diluted basis was 26 cents in the Third Quarter of 2015 Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud... 
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11/09/15Rackspace Announces Proposed $350 Million Offering of Senior Notes
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 11/09/15 -- Rackspace® Hosting, Inc. ("Rackspace") (NYSE: RAX) today announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other considerations, $350 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2024 (the "Notes") through an offering to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and outside the United States to non-U.S. persons pursuant to Regulation S under the Securi... 
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11/05/15Boardroom Demand for Innovation Now Driving Cloud Adoption, According to Rackspace Survey
LONDON, ENGLAND -- (Marketwired) -- 11/05/15 -- CEOs, business leaders and Board of Directors drive six in ten (61%) cloud migrations More than a third (37%) of cloud migrations aimed to accelerate innovation Nearly nine in ten (88%) respondents said their organisation's business goals were met to some extent by their migration to the cloud Rackspace ® (NYSE: RAX),... 
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11/02/15Rackspace Survey Uncovers Massive Disconnect Between CMOs and CIOs in E-Commerce and Digital Marketing
Survey Reveals 92 Percent of Marketing Leaders and 75 Percent of IT Leaders Are Looking for More Integration Between These Two Teams SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 11/02/15 -- Only 14 percent of surveyed marketing leaders and 17 percent of surveyed IT leaders feel that they are currently very integrated, according to a new survey released today by Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company. The U.S. study, Marketing and IT: Overcoming a Cats-and-Dogs History to Create a Seamless ... 
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10/27/15Carina(TM) by Rackspace Simplifies Containers With Easy-to-Use, Instant-On Native Container Environment
Containers Utilizing Bare-Metal Performance and Native Container Tooling and Orchestration TOKYO, JAPAN -- (Marketwired) -- 10/28/15 -- Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX) today announced the free beta offering of Carina by Rackspace, an easy-to-use and instant-on native container environment, at the OpenStack® Summit. Carina focuses on portability and ease-of-use while allowing a customer to create and deploy a cluster for their containerized applications faster than doing it themselves. Carina is a contai... 
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10/15/15Great Western Railway Selects Rackspace to Give Customers a Smooth Online Journey
The UK's Largest Rail Provider Uses Rackspace Services to Manage Its Peak Annual Period LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 10/15/15 -- Rackspace ® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that Great Western Railway (GWR), formerly known as First Great Western, one of the UK's largest and most complex rail networks, has chosen the VMware Managed Virtualisation offering from Rackspace to support its recent rebrand and maintain the best possibl... 
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10/09/15Rackspace to Host Conference Call for Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 10/09/15 -- Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, will announce its third quarter 2015 financial results on Monday, November 9, 2015 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: 800-954-0626 From United Kingdom: 0800-496-1091... 
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10/06/15Rackspace Announces AWS Managed Service Offerings at re:Invent
Companies Collaborate to Serve Customers on the AWS Cloud; Rackspace Introduces Fanatical Support(R) for AWS LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 10/06/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX) announces an agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS), under which Rackspace will offer tools, expertise, application management, and operational support to customers on the AWS Cloud. The core offering, Fanatical Support® for AWS, plus three additional beta offerings -- Managed Security for AWS, Compliance Assistance ... 
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09/29/15Rackspace Launches Managed Security and Compliance Assistance Offering
New Customer Security Operations Center to Provide 24/7/365 Threat Intelligence, Monitoring and Security Analytics SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 09/29/15 -- Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX) today announced new Managed Security and Compliance Assistance offerings to assist customers in addressing data security, protecting critical business processes, and mitigating risks from potential cyberattacks and threats. These service offerings allow Rackspace to work with its customers to develop holistic ... 
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09/23/15AllTech Systems and Oliver Wight Ramp Up Productivity With Office 365 and Rackspace
SMBs Turn to Rackspace for Managed Support and Expertise When Adopting Microsoft(R) Office 365(TM) SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 09/23/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that AllTech Systems, Inc., a leader in recruitment for the technology industry, and Oliver Wight®, a business consultancy firm, have turned to Rackspace for Fanatical Support® for Office 365, a cloud business productivity suite. With this offering, AllTech and Oliver Wight levera... 
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09/15/15Rackspace Named Sitecore Platinum Technology Partner
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 09/15/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that it was named a Sitecore® Platinum Technology Partner. Sitecore, the global leader in customer experience management software, recently announced the Technology Partner Program to more closely align the needs of its customers with their technology partners like Rackspace, which helps Sitecore customers grow and scale their businesses through managed services and scala... 
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08/26/15Brigade Powers Highly-Anticipated Political App With Rackspace OnMetal(R) Cloud Servers
Civic Engagement App Achieves Enhanced Speed, Stability and Reliability With Bare Metal Servers SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 08/26/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX) today announced that Brigade, a startup building tools for people to express their civic identity, learn about their friends and neighbors and work toward common goals together, is using Rackspace OnMetal Cloud Servers powered by OpenStack®. Cloud-like dedicated OnMetal servers allow Brigade to power its omnichannel app with speed... 
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08/19/15Rackspace Announces Managed Cloud for Adobe Experience Manager
Enables Companies to Deploy and Manage AEM Environments with Speed and Ease through Automation; Delivers 24x7 Fanatical Support(R) SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 08/19/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced it has expanded its digital support offerings with the early access announcement of Managed Cloud for Adobe Experience Manager (AEM). As a leading, comprehensive content management solution for building websites, mobile apps and forms, AEM m... 
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08/10/15Rackspace Reports Second Quarter Results
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 08/10/15 -- Revenue Grew 11 Percent Compared to the Second Quarter of 2014 Adjusted EBITDA Grew 14.2 Percent Compared to the Second Quarter of 2014 Net Income Grew 29.8 Percent Compared to the Second Quarter of 2014 EPS on a fully diluted basis was 20 cents in the Second Quarter of 2015 Share buyback authorized for ... 
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07/31/15Rackspace Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting in Both North America and Europe
Rackspace Managed Cloud Evaluations Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 07/31/15 -- Rackspace (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of "Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting" in both North America and Europe. The Gartner assessments, performed by the firm's IT industry experts, evaluates providers based on the completeness of their vision and th... 
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07/30/15Footwear Retailer Office 'Boots Up' Rackspace Managed Cloud for Busy Summer Festival Season
Office Uses Private Cloud and Envoy Digital's Expertise to Support International Expansion LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 07/30/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that Office, one of the UK's leading retailers of fashion footwear, is using Rackspace® Private Cloud to handle spikes of website traffic that are being generated by the busy summer festival season. Office, which has a global presence with more than 150 stores across E... 
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07/23/15Rackspace Collaborates With Intel to Accelerate OpenStack Enterprise Feature Development and Adoption
New Joint OpenStack Innovation Center to Drive Enterprise Readiness, Upstream Code Contributions and Advance Community Involvement SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 07/23/15 -- Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced a collaboration with Intel® Corporation to form the OpenStack Innovation Center. This center of excellence will help accelerate the development of enterprise capabilities and significantly add to the number of developers contributing to upstream Open... 
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07/20/15ObjectRocket by Rackspace Adds Managed Elasticsearch
Easily Search Massive Datasets Without Affecting Database Performance SAN ANTONIO. TX -- (Marketwired) -- 07/20/15 -- Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced its leading managed database platform ObjectRocket is expanding its database service portfolio to include fully-managed instances of Elasticsearch, the open source, distributed, real-time, full-text search engine based on Apache Lucene. By providing a performant, highly-available, and scalable platform for Ela... 
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07/16/15Rackspace to Host Conference Call for Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 07/16/15 -- Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, will announce its second quarter 2015 financial results on Monday, August 10, 2015 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: 800-750-5857 From United Kin... 
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07/14/15Rackspace Invests in CrowdStrike Series C Funding Round
Managed Cloud Company Invests in SaaS-based Next-Generation Endpoint Protection as Security Practice Expands SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 07/14/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that it has made a significant investment in CrowdStrike's $100 million Series C financing round. CrowdStrike provides the first true Software-as-a Service (SaaS) based next-generation endpoint protection platform and is an innovator in the security space. The financing ... 
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07/13/15Rackspace Unveils Fanatical Support for Microsoft Azure
Companies Now Can Get Architecture and Application Guidance, Monitoring, Patching and Support -- All From the Azure Experts at Rackspace SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 07/13/15 -- Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that it has expanded its service offering for its Microsoft product portfolio with Fanatical Support® for Microsoft® Azure™. Rackspace will work with customers to help them speed their deployment of Azure, minimize costs and optimize performan... 
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06/23/15YETI Coolers Taps Rackspace for Performance, Expertise as Ecommerce Presence Heats Up
YETI Online Sales Increase More Than 750x With Rackspace Digital SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 06/23/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that YETI, the premium cooler and drinkware retailer, is leveraging Rackspace Managed Cloud to power its fast-growing ecommerce site. With the flexibility of a hybrid Magento environment and Rackspace Digital expertise, YETI maintains a responsive website and scales for traffic spikes without compromising performa... 
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06/16/15Zipline Labs Reinvents Money Transfer by Leveraging Rackspace Managed Cloud
Rackspace DevOps Automation Service Helps Money Movement Mobile App Scale for App Store Launch SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 06/16/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that Zipline Labs, a mobile money movement platform, is leveraging Rackspace Managed Cloud and DevOps Automation Service to power its application and API. With continuous deployment and monitoring, Zipline achieves optimal uptime and performance so it can deliver a seamless, re... 
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06/04/15Rackspace Recognized as Winner for 2015 Microsoft Hosting Partner of the Year Award
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 06/04/15 -- Rackspace today announced it has won the 2015 Microsoft Hosting Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. "As a five-time Microsoft Hosting Partner of the year and leader in the managed cloud, Rackspace is honored to accept the award again this year," said Todd Cione, chief reve... 
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06/03/15Rapid Pace of Technological Change Makes IT Decisions More Challenging, Rackspace Study Finds
Nearly Two Thirds (62 per Cent) of Surveyed IT Decision-Makers Have Invested in Hardware or Software Their Organisation Has Never Used Because of This Fast Pace of Change LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 06/03/15 -- Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced results of a new study that reveals two thirds (66 per cent) of surveyed IT managers agree the rapid pace of technological change is making decisions about IT investment more difficult than 10 y... 
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06/01/15ObjectRocket by Rackspace Announces Fully Managed Dedicated MongoDB Solution
Helps Customers to More Securely Scale MongoDB in Highly Regulated Industries Including Healthcare and Financial Services NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 06/01/15 -- (MongoDB World) -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced a dedicated option of ObjectRocket™ for MongoDB™ 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. ... 
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05/21/15Rackspace Receives Magento Hosting Partner Spirit of Excellence Award
Rackspace Earns Honors for E-Commerce Expertise and Innovative New Managed Cloud for Magento Offering SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 05/21/15 -- Rackspace ® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, was named the first Hosting Partner to win the Spirit of Excellence award at the Magento Imagine conference last month. The Spirit of Excellence award is Magento's highest partner honor and is distributed based on numerous judging criteria including, client satisfac... 
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05/20/15Rackspace and CERN openlab Bring Clouds Around the World Together to Aid Scientific Discovery
Rackspace Extends Its Relationship With CERN openlab to Continue Working on Cloud Federation Project LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 05/20/15 -- Rackspace ® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced an extension of its contributor agreement with CERN openlab to continue working on creating a reference architecture and operational model for federated cloud services. The successful relationship has already seen Rackspace and CERN develop ide... 
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05/15/15Rackspace to Present at Investor Conferences in May and June
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 05/15/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that Karl Pichler, chief financial officer, will present at the following conferences: The J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference on Tuesday, May 19 at 4:10pm ET in Boston, MA. The Cowen and Company Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on Wednesday, May 27 at 3:30pm ET in New York, NY. The William Blair Growth Stock Conference on Wednesday, June 10 ... 
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05/13/15Dreams Achieves 35 Percent Easter Sales Increase With Support From Rackspace Managed Hosting Services
UK's Leading Bed Retailer Taps Into Rackspace(R) Support for Magento to Boost Spring Sale Marketing Campaign LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 05/13/15 -- Rackspace ® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that it provides managed hosting services to Dreams, a leading bed retailer. According to Dreams, Rackspace services helped boost online sales over Easter by 35 percent compared to last year. Dreams is the UK's leading bed specialist, w... 
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05/11/15Rackspace Reports Solid First Quarter Revenue and Margins
Revenue Grew 14 Percent Compared to the First Quarter of 2014 Adjusted EBITDA Grew 15.5 Percent Compared to the First Quarter of 2014 Net Income Grew 12 Percent Compared to the First Quarter of 2014 SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 05/11/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced financial results for the quarter that ended March 31, 2015. On a GAAP basis, net revenue for the first quarter of 2015 was $480 million, up 14.1 percent from the first quart... 
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05/07/15Mark Cuban Companies Leverages Rackspace Managed Cloud to Drive Optimal Performance for Shark Tank Start-Ups
EmazingLights Handles Traffic Spikes of 700 Percent With the Rackspace Managed Cloud NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 05/07/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that Mark Cuban Companies is using Rackspace Digital with DevOps automation to help its portfolio companies handle the sudden spikes in web traffic that occur following appearances on the ABC hit show, "Shark Tank." The discussion took place at the Rackspace::Solve™ conference in New York City, w... 
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05/05/15Rackspace Announces Fanatical Support(R) for Office 365(TM)
Managed Cloud Leader to Offer Services for Microsoft Productivity Suite SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 05/05/15 -- Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that it will offer Fanatical Support® and premium managed services for Microsoft Office 365, a leading cloud business productivity solution. With two new offerings, Fanatical Support for Office 365 and Rackspace Managed Services for Office 365, customers can purchase multiple Office 365 services from Rack... 
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04/30/15Rackspace to Live-Stream 2015 Annual Stockholders Meeting
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 04/30/15 --   Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced the company's 2015 annual meeting of stockholders will be webcast live from San Antonio, Texas on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. (CDT). The record date for the annual meeting is March 12, 2015. Stockholders of record on that date are eligible to attend the meeting at Rackspace headquarters located at 1 Fanatical Place, San Antonio, TX 78218. The live webcast will be avai... 
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04/28/15Rackspace Launches New Content Delivery Networking Service With Akamai
Expanded Relationship With Akamai Enables Integrated, "One-Click" Access to Industry's Leading CDN Platform SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 04/28/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced the launch of Rackspace Content Delivery Network (CDN). This new service is powered by Akamai Technologies, the global leader in CDN services. With the launch of the Rackspace CDN offering, Rackspace and Akamai are expanding their long-standing relationship to offer custome... 
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04/23/15Rackspace to Host Conference Call for First Quarter 2015 Financial Results
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 04/23/15 -- Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, will announce its first quarter 2015 financial results on Monday, May 11, 2015 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: 800-759-0876 From United Kingdom:... 
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04/23/15Rackspace Launches Green UK Data Centre to Support European Expansion and Growth
New Facility Custom-Designed With Strong Eco-Credentials to Help Meet Growing Demand for Managed Cloud Services in UK and Europe LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 04/23/15 -- Rackspace (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, along with data centre and colocation provider Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), has today unveiled its new UK data centre. Based in Crawley, West Sussex, the 130,000 square foot data centre will help to meet the growing demand for manage... 
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04/16/15Rackspace Announces New York as Next Stop on 2015 Rackspace::Solve(TM) Tour
Cloud Thought Leadership Conference Series Heads to New York City on May 7 SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 04/16/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced the fourth stop on its Rackspace::Solve thought leadership tour. The event will take place on May 7, 2015 at the Conrad Hotel in New York, featuring Rackspace customers such as Tinder, Mark Cuban Companies, DialSource and Showpitch. Rackspace solution partner, Alert Logic, the leading provider of Securi... 
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04/15/15Rackspace Names Scott Crenshaw Senior Vice President, Strategy and Product
Technology Industry Veteran to Drive Product Development and Help Lead Managed Cloud Strategy SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 04/15/15 -- Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, named Scott Crenshaw as senior vice president of strategy and product, effective April 6, 2015. Crenshaw, who joins Rackspace from VeriSign, Inc., will oversee the company's corporate strategy, business development and product and engineering portfolio. He reports to Taylor Rhodes, president and CEO... 
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03/19/15The Entertainer Plays Winning Game With Rackspace Managed Cloud to Boost Sales
Toy Retailer Deploys Click and Collect Service Using Rackspace Infrastructure and Expertise of Conexus LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 03/19/15 -- Rackspace ® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that it is providing its managed cloud services to nationwide UK toy retailer The Entertainer so it can manage large traffic spikes and launch new services. The Entertainer was recommended to use a Rackspace Private Cloud to power its e-comm... 
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03/04/15Tinder Swipes Right for Rackspace Managed Cloud
Leading Mobile Dating App Leverages ObjectRocket by Rackspace to Power Its Mobile Matching Capabilities; Improves Application Performance by 4X SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 03/04/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that Tinder, the widely popular matchmaking mobile app, is leveraging ObjectRocket™ by Rackspace to power its matching and moment rating capabilities. ObjectRocket provides Tinder with a highly available, infinitely scalabl... 
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02/25/15Rackspace to Present at Investor Conferences in March
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 02/25/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that company executives will present at the following conferences: Taylor Rhodes, president and CEO, will give a keynote presentation at the JMP Securities Technology on Tuesday, March 3 at 2:00 pm PT in San Francisco. Rhodes also will present at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference on Tuesday, March 3 at 4:00 pm PT in San Francisco. ... 
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02/17/15Rackspace Reports Strong Fourth Quarter 2014 Results
Revenue grew 16 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2013 Adjusted EBITDA grew 25 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2013 Net income grew 77 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2013 SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 02/17/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced financial results for the quarter that ended December 31, 2014. On a GAAP basis, net revenue for the fourth quarter of 2014 was $472 million, up 15.8 percent from the fourth q... 
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02/17/15Rackspace Appoints John Harper to Board of Directors
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 02/17/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that John Harper has joined the company's board of directors. "John is a well-respected industry veteran with a strong track record of helping to drive financial success for leading technology companies," said Graham Weston, chairman of Rackspace. "John's extensive background in finance and technology makes him a valued addition to the Board. We are excited for him to join th... 
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01/28/15Rackspace Announces 2015 Rackspace::Solve(TM) Tour Schedule
Cloud Thought Leadership Conference Series to Kick Off in San Francisco on March 4 SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 01/28/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced the first stop on its 2015 tour of Rackspace::Solve thought leadership events in San Francisco on March 4, 2015 at the Innovation Hangar in the Palace of Fine Arts Exhibition Hall. Debuted in 2014, the one-day conference series will feature Rackspace customers such as DigitalFilm Tree, Walmart L... 
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01/27/15Rackspace Announces Support for Fully Managed Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Solution
Enables Rapid Migration and Deployment; In-Memory OLTP to Increase Performance up to 30x SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 01/27/15 -- Rackspace ® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced support for Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 In-Memory Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) and AlwaysOn Availability. With Rackspace DBA Services, customers can now use Rackspace database administrators (DBA) to rapidly migrate or upgrade existing workloads to SQL Se... 
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01/15/15Rackspace to Host Conference Call for Fourth Quarter 2014 Financial Results
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 01/15/15 -- Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, will announce its fourth quarter 2014 financial results on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 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: 800-772-0358 From United Kin... 
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01/13/15Rackspace to Host Redis Conference for Developers; Redis Inventor to Keynote
Managed Cloud Leader Fostering Stronger Collaboration Across Redis Community; Issues Call for Speakers SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 01/13/15 -- Rackspace®(NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that it will host the Redis Conference, which is aimed at building greater collaboration between application developers, database administrators and Redis to Go practitioners throughout the growing Redis community. This first time event will take place in San Francisco at the In... 
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01/08/15Made-in-China.com Increases Website Traffic Over 2000 Percent With Rackspace
Cross-Border Ecommerce Company Relies on Rackspace to Host Its Website Globally HONG KONG, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/08/15 -- Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that Made-in-China.com, a global trade ecommerce company, has grown its website traffic over 2000 percent using the Rackspace Managed Cloud portfolio. Made-in-China chose the Rackspace dedicated hosting solution as part of its managed cloud offering, meaning the company could have full control over... 
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