Category Archives: Rackspace

Rackspace said to be close to private equity buyout

Rackspace, one of the founding companies behind OpenStack, is said to be close to a deal with Apollo Global Management to bring the company private at a value of between $3.4 billion and $4 billion. Rumors swirled around the company … Continue reading

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Rackspace expands on OpenStack Magnum with Carina Containers as a Service

One persistent vision of the cloud is of “instant-on” computing. It’s one of the reasons that cloud — the ability to simply request computing resources and have them magically appear — first took off, and it’s one of the reasons … Continue reading

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Rackspace expands hybrid strategy to AWS and OpenStack

The Wall Street Journal last week reported that Rackspace is about to announce a partnership with Amazon to help enterprises move their clouds to Amazon Web Services (AWS). The deal is expected to be announced at AWS:Reinvent this week. “The … Continue reading

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