Latest Rackspace publications

Rackspace announces fully managed privacy and data protection offering

Rackspace has announced the launch of a new privacy and data protection offering aimed at helping businesses identify and protect sensitive data, including intellectual property and customer payment information. According to the company, the new solution follows the UK government’s proposal of a new Data Protection Bill which hopes to pull legislation in line with… Read More

Rackspace announces enhanced partnership with AWS

Rackspace has announced a new strategic channel partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) in an effort to boost collaboration and provide customers with a more streamlined connection to the AWS cloud platform. According to an official Rackspace release, customers often lack the internal skills and resources necessary to migrate workloads to AWS rapidly and effectively…. Read More

Rackspace cuts 6% of workforce to invest in new products

Managed cloud provider Rackspace has made the call to cut 6% of its workforce in an effort to drive investment into new products. CEO Taylor Rhodes explained that the decision to cut costs was crucial in order to invest in the company’s future. According to a blog post, the cuts are focused on parts of… Read More

Rackspace opens UK’s ‘greenest’ data centre with high-efficiency cooling system

Rackspace, the multinational cloud computing giant, has this week opened its latest UK data centre in the London suburb of Crawley, West Sussex. The data centre, developed alongside Digital Realty, has been designed to meet compatibility and compliance standards in line with the Open Compute Project. The site spans 15 acres, with 130,000 sq.ft of data… Read More

Rackspace shares plummet after announcing no buyer found

Rackspace shares plunged by more than 16% at close of play on Tuesday after the Texas-based cloud company announced that it was no longer interested in selling itself. Rackspace has openly been considering a buyout strategy over the past four months, with many organisations showing an interest in partnership deals or acquiring the company as a… Read More

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