The target of a patent infringement lawsuit, the cloud service provider goes on the offensive with a countersuit against the patent assertion entity.
New OpenStack project aims to make cloud infrastructure as ubiquitous as the Apache Web server.
Open-sourcing its Cloud Servers and Cloud Files APIs gives Rackspace a useful point of differentiation from Amazon Web Services.
The Dallas data center of the Web hosting company is having issues, and many sites offline. Details of the outage are still scanty.
Following its recent IPO, the company snaps up Slicehost and Jungle Disk as part of a retooled cloud hosting strategy.
Shares of the San Antonio, Texas-based hosting company fall 20 percent on its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
The Xen Cloud Platform will form part of a wider initiative aimed at federating the private enterprise cloud and public cloud services, such as those offered by Amazon and Rackspace.
Robert Scoble, ubiquitous in seemingly all forms of new media, is joining hosting company Rackspace and starting an online "community" for people "fanatical about the Internet," TechCrunch reports.
The unit of Rackspace Hosting plans to make its storage service, called CloudFS, available in a widespread public beta test sometime later this year.