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  Fanatical Support® has made Rackspace the world's leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry. We deliver enterprise-level hosting services to businesses of all sizes and kinds around the world. We got started in 1998 and since have grown to serve more than 130,000 customers, including over 110,000 cloud computing customers. Rackspace integrates the industry's best technologies for each customer's specific need and delivers it as a service via the company's commitment to Fanatical Support. Our core products include Managed Hosting, Cloud Hosting and Email & Apps. There are currently over 3,200 Rackers around the world serving our customers.  

Rackspace Leadership

Graham Weston

Graham Weston
About Graham
Lanham Napier

Lanham Napier
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
About Lanham
Pat Condon

Pat Condon
About Pat
Dirk Elmendorf

Dirk Elmendorf
About Dirk
John Engates

John Engates
Chief Technology Officer
About John
Klee Kleber

Klee Kleber
SVP, Marketing and Product Development
About Klee
Bruce Knooihuizen

Bruce Knooihuizen
Chief Financial Officer, SVP and Treasurer
About Bruce
Jim Lewandowski

Jim Lewandowski
SVP, Worldwide Sales
About Jim
Lew Moorman

Lew Moorman
President, Cloud and Chief Strategy Officer
About Lew
Wayne Roberts

Wayne Roberts
SVP, Human Resources
About Wayne
Mark Roenigk

Mark Roenigk
Chief Operating Officer
Alan Schoenbaum

Alan Schoenbaum
SVP, General Counsel and Secretary
About Alan

Rackspace Overview


The Fundamentals
  • Founded in 1998
  • Based in San Antonio, TX
  • Nine (9) Data Centers: San Antonio, TX (2); Dallas, TX; Herndon, VA; Chicago, IL; Ashburn, VA; London, UK; Slough, UK; Hong Kong
  • Managed Hosting, Email & Apps and Cloud Hosting; all backed by Fanatical Support

Industry Leadership
  • Rackspace is positioned as a leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service and Web Hosting. The full report can be viewed here.
  • Industry-Leading Service Level Agreements
  • Cisco Powered Network: 100% Network Uptime Guarantee
  • Microsoft Gold-Certified Hosting Partner
  • Microsoft Hosting Partner of the Year — 2003, 2005, 2007
  • Red Hat Premier Hosting Partner
  • MySQL Certified Hosting Partner
  • Managed Service on Both Dedicated and Cloud Platforms


  • Everything we do is tailored for IT hosting
  • Hosting is not an add-on service or loss leader, it's all we do

  • Systems and processes built exclusively for delivering IT Hosting
  • Our support staff is highly trained—specifically for supporting complex hosting environments

  • We're built to handle highly-customized hosting environments
  • Our model is built to adjust to customer needs quickly and efficiently

  • We're passionate about the hosting business and we're here to stay
  • We believe what we are doing makes a difference






Rackspace provides a portfolio of compute platforms, ranging from traditional Dedicated Managed Hosting to The Rackspace Cloud to Email & Apps.

The best configuration for your business may span more than one platform. By mixing-and-matching compute platforms, Rackspace can help create the optimal compute solution for your business.

Hosting Solution Options

Click Here to Learn More About How Hybrid Works

Learn More About Managed Hosting
Learn More About Cloud Hosting

Every business has unique IT requirements, regardless of company size or type of organization. When considering hosting some element of your IT infrastructure, it is critical that your hosting provider's solution aligns well with the needs of your business and applications.

Scalable Web Applications
Dedicated Managed Hosting for high performance custom dedicated gear to handle intense database functions linked to Cloud Hosting to handle unpredictable traffic and storage needs.
Major League Gaming
SaaS Vendor/Reseller/Web Developer
Combine Managed Hosting and Cloud Hosting to match your budget and all your customers' individual needs.
Cramer Dev
Develop, test and stage code on the scalable and easy to deploy Cloud Hosting then promote code directly to your Dedicated Managed Hosting production environment.

Rackspace is the world’s leader in hosting and cloud computing

In 2011, we continue to host websites, web-based IT systems and computing as a service — all backed by our renowned Fanatical Support® — to customers across a wide range of industries and around the world.

Companies choose Rackspace because they know that we’re totally committed to exceeding their expectations. That’s why we’ve continued to thrive despite our nation’s exceptionally challenging economy. That’s also why we are poised for future growth - not just as a company, but as an industry leader.

At Rackspace, we are focused exclusively on hosting. Customers count on Rackspace to manage their IT needs so they can concentrate on building their business. As a result of this relentless commitment to our customers’ success, Rackspace is ranked #1 in revenue among companies that concentrate on IT hosting.

Learn more about Rackspace by viewing our news, events and documentation below.

Upcoming Events More >>

Date Title
04/06/11 11:15 a.m. PT
Rackspace Hosting Inc at Wells Fargo Securities Tech Transformation Summit
Location San Francisco, CA

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Rackspace in the News More >>

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03/29/11 Rackspace Hosting to Present at Investor Conference in April 2011 Printer Friendly Version
03/11/11 Kicking Off SXSW Interactive, Rackspace Announces Rackspace Startup Program and Availability of Version 2.0 Application, Rackspace Cloud 2.0 Printer Friendly Version
03/11/11 Rackspace Hosting to Participate on Cloud Panel at Investor Conference Printer Friendly Version

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News News Alert: CommVault Expands Services to Rackspace to Power Managed Backup Services 04/22/2014 08:30:00 AM
#259   IBM Takeover Rumors...... ErJ 04/04/14 11:04:51 AM
#258   New to RAX here. Mister Dude 11/27/13 08:47:45 AM
#257   Q3 transcript - conf call ECole 11/12/13 02:16:26 AM
#256   wrong board nwsun 08/07/13 12:25:15 PM
#255   Like RAX here !!! jimmybob 07/16/13 06:29:31 PM
#254   Bank of America Global Conference ECole 07/09/13 05:58:31 AM
#253   Nice news today... Happyme73db 05/30/13 09:31:43 AM
#252   Come on turn it around.... Happyme73db 05/19/13 08:20:37 AM
#251   Back up now...let's go Happyme73db 05/16/13 04:17:24 PM
#250   You still looking to get in at $47 abew4me 02/22/13 09:52:40 AM
#249   Wow...looking to ? $48? PE 73 and no NoJobforMe 02/21/13 07:46:07 AM
#248   Wow...Market UP and RAX is DOWN PE 104 NoJobforMe 02/19/13 12:41:03 PM
#247   Uh-Oh...insiders sellingand big market is growing but NoJobforMe 02/18/13 12:59:57 PM
#246   Rackspace Hosting is doing something right – ciciagt 02/16/13 10:49:32 AM
#245   Uh-oh...200DMA broken to downside again PE 104...this NoJobforMe 02/15/13 12:38:01 PM
#244   200MA big support Impacto 02/14/13 07:17:00 PM
#243   Uh-oh. This isn't looking good They NoJobforMe 02/14/13 10:47:25 AM
#242   "Rackspace to Present at Investor Conferences in February ciciagt 02/13/13 09:36:13 AM
#241   Talk about being a good neighbor... ciciagt 12/23/12 04:59:07 PM
#240   Big RAX run today on the Cisco rumor. ciciagt 12/18/12 01:18:06 PM
#239   Nice steady rise throughout the day after investor presentation: ciciagt 11/28/12 03:49:04 PM
#238   Rackspace Q3 Profit Rises - Quick Facts ciciagt 11/06/12 04:19:14 PM
#237   07:03 EDT RAX, WMT Rackspace being used by ciciagt 10/10/12 08:00:33 AM
#236   New closing high today. Not seeing 'new' news ciciagt 09/04/12 07:28:23 PM
#235   "The stock has gotten two upgrades today, that ciciagt 08/08/12 03:55:58 PM
#234   Rackspace Hosting Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results ciciagt 08/07/12 08:42:13 PM
#233   Rackspace's great OpenStack experiment nears lift-off ciciagt 07/19/12 10:17:53 AM
#232   RAX pr busy today ciciagt 07/19/12 01:37:06 AM
#231   RAX second quarter 2012 financial results on Tuesday, ciciagt 07/17/12 04:14:48 PM
#230   Jefferies downgraded Rackspace on expectations the company's growth ciciagt 06/06/12 11:16:43 AM
#229   05/15/12 Rackspace Hosting, Inc. at JMP ciciagt 05/19/12 10:46:19 PM
#228   Rackspace Hosting's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - ciciagt 05/08/12 09:44:23 PM
#227   That author has hardly ever had a good ciciagt 05/08/12 06:39:14 PM
#226   Today's Disaster Could Just Be The Start maddawg2020 05/08/12 02:30:29 PM
#225   Here’s Why Rackspace Shares Are Crashing 14% ciciagt 05/07/12 05:09:54 PM
#224   Q1 2012 Rackspace Hosting, Inc. Earnings Conference Call ciciagt 05/06/12 02:40:04 PM
#223   "Rackspace briefly touched an all-time high on Tuesday, ciciagt 04/01/12 12:00:35 AM
#222   well, there you go....back up to $58.85 or so... ciciagt 03/26/12 11:10:38 AM
#221   RAX >> another nice plug on cnbc just fourkids_9pets 03/23/12 01:46:25 PM
#220   It figures. I bought yesterday at $58.10 ErJ 03/22/12 10:11:17 AM
#219   Rackspace: Goldman Cuts Rating To Neutral On Valuation Basis ciciagt 03/22/12 09:42:04 AM
#218   Hidden Billionaires in Plain Sight Emerge As Stocks Rise ciciagt 03/15/12 10:33:31 PM
#217   Rackspace Hosting Positioned as a Leader in the ciciagt 03/09/12 10:19:52 AM
#216   Yesterday RAX at Ramond James Annual ciciagt 03/08/12 05:17:40 PM
#215   Systech Integrators® Forms Strategic Relationship With Rackspace Hosting® ciciagt 03/02/12 10:45:37 AM
#214   3 Top 'Cloud' Stocks to Own in 2012 ciciagt 02/28/12 09:16:14 AM
#213   Rackspace can now supply Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and higher ciciagt 02/20/12 09:09:09 AM
#212   Rackspace crossed the $1 billion revenue mark in ciciagt 02/15/12 07:07:05 PM
#211   SeekingAlpha: I Expect More From Rackspace Hosting maddawg2020 02/14/12 05:12:14 PM
#210   UPDATE: Rackspace Hosting 4Q Up 85% On Revenue, ciciagt 02/13/12 11:10:44 PM