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Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (RAX)

33.46 0.91(2.80%) Oct 1, 4:11PM 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

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Information Technology Services
Full Time Employees:5,798

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; 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 Oct 1, 2014 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 5.
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Key Executives 
Mr. William Taylor Rhodes , 43
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
Mr. Karl Pichler , 42
Chief Financial Officer, Sr. VP and Treasurer
Mr. Mark W. Roenigk , 53
Chief Operating Officer and Sr. VP
Mr. A. Lanham Napier , 43
Mr. Graham M. Weston , 50
Co-Founder, Exec. Chairman, Member of Real Estate & Fin. Committee and Member of Service & Strategy Committee
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 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.
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