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‘Super Wholesale’ Deals Boost Data Center Developers

Here's an aerial view of the enormous ACC5 and ACC6 data centers developed by DuPont Fabros. Both facilities house customers in "super wholesale" deals in which a single tenant leases large chunks of data center space. (Photo: DuPont Fabros Technology)

A new breed of customer is having a big impact on the bottom line for data center developers. The “super wholesale” category includes users with large Internet infrastructures who have previously built their own data centers, but are now looking to lease “plug-n-play” space from developers. Read More

Rackspace Shares Decline on Earnings Report

Shares of Rackspace Hosting declined sharply today after the cloud computing provider’s earnings fell just short of analyst expectations. Shares of RAX were lower by about 12 percent, in early trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Read More

Rackspace: Minting Billionaires?

Media outlets noted this week that Rackspace chairman Graham Weston’s holdings in the company have soared past $1.1 billion. Here’s a closer look at Weston’s unique approach to corporate culture and making work matter. Read More

What’s Up With Rackspace in Oregon?

Rackspace Hosting (RAX) says it has no plans to build its own data centers, and will continue to lease space. But its name keeps coming up in connection with mystery projects in Oregon. What’s up with that? Read More

Rackspace Launches OpenStack Private Cloud

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Rackspace Hosting continues to lease more data center space, even as it extends its business beyond its own facilities, as seen in this week’s announcement of its Rackspace Cloud: Private Edition. The new offering provides Rackspace with an opportunity to build revenues atop private clouds living in customer data centers or colocation centers operated by companies like Equinix. Read More

Rackspace Adds Space to House its Growing Cloud

Rackspace Hosting (RAX) continues to gobble up data center space to house its fast-growing cloud computing operation. Rackspace will expand its Chicago-area data center, adding 22,500 square feet of raised-floor space to house its servers. Read More

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