Video: Rackspace Converts Mall into Data Center

Today's video provides a glimpse inside the unsuual new headquarters for Rackspace in a 1 million square foot abandoned mall.

Today's video provides a glimpse inside the unsuual new headquarters for Rackspace: a 1 million square foot former shopping mall in San Antonio. Robert Scoble of FastCompany.tv gets a tour from chairman Graham Weston and founder and Chief Technology Evangelist Dirk Elmendorf. The wide-ranging discussion covers the history of the facility, the reasons why San Antonio is a hot data center market, and the changing nature of the hosting business. This video runs 38 minutes.

For additional information, see our initial story about the Rackspace expansion and our coverage of the San Antonio data center market.