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    Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (RAX)

    39.70 Up 0.22(0.56%) Jun 2, 4:04PM EDT
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    Rackspace Hosting, Inc.
    1 Fanatical Place
    City of Windcrest
    San Antonio, TX 78218
    United States - Map
    Phone: 210-312-4000
    Website: http://www.rackspace.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Information Technology Services
    Full Time Employees:5,964

    Business Summary 

    Rackspace Hosting, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides cloud computing services and managing Web-based IT systems for small and medium-sized businesses and large enterprises worldwide. The company’s service offering combines hosting on dedicated hardware and on multi-tenant pools of virtualized hardware in a way that suits each customer’s requirements. Its public cloud services refer to pooled computing resources delivered on-demand over the Internet. The company offers cloud servers for computing; cloud sites for Website hosting; cloud block storage and cloud files for storage; cloud databases for hosting MySQL instances; cloud backup for file protection; cloud load balancers for traffic management; cloud monitoring for infrastructure control; cloud DNS for domain management; cloud networks for security enhancement; and cloud applications, including email, collaboration, and file back-ups. Its dedicated cloud services include customer management portal and other management tools for managing the data center, network, hardware devices, and operating system software; and private cloud services comprise a pool of computing resources for a particular customer. The company also provides hybrid hosting, which enables customers to utilize any combination of dedicated and pooled resources and to manage them through its RackConnect service. It sells its service suite through direct sales teams, third party channel partners, and online ordering. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Rackspace Hosting, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of May 1, 2015 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 5.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Graham M. Weston , 51
    Co-Founder, Exec. Chairman, and Member of Real Estate & Fin. Committee
    Mr. William Taylor Rhodes , 44
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
    Mr. Karl Pichler , 43
    Chief Financial Officer, Sr. VP and Treasurer
    Mr. Mark W. Roenigk , 54
    Chief Operating Officer and Sr. VP
    Mr. Joseph Saporito , 61
    Chief Accounting Officer
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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