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Rackspace is now ready to talk about charging for cloud infrastructure by the minute (updated)

Updated at 2:56 p.m. Pacific with comment from Rackspace.

Rackspace doesn’t want to be in the commodity public cloud business. But it is making one concession to those fast-moving companies. 290 more words

Business

Rackspace Announces Managed Cloud Services, But Is It Enough?

Rackspace recently announced details of a managed cloud service plan that gives customers the opportunity to take advantage of managed services for their cloud deployments. The managed cloud service plan comes in two forms: (1) managed infrastructure, which provides advisory services regarding infrastructure set-up and architecture; and (2) managed operations, which enables Rackspace engineers to access customer servers to tweak code as necessary. 325 more words

IaaS

What are the requirements of datacentre?

What datacentre is?

A datacentre is a place or space where a company’s IT operations take place and where equipments are kept. The data is stored and managed there. 278 more words

Safehosts

Rackspace, battling Amazon, tiers cloud services to show off its strengths

Rackspace(s rax), the cloud provider that has always differentiated itself based on the value of its “fanatical support,” is now tiering its more basic IaaS cloud resources from its higher-level, support-intensive offerings. 435 more words

Amazon

Rackspace says so long to commodity cloud wars with new pricing model

Cloud and hosting provider Rackspace has had it tough lately, relative to some competitors. Now the company is working to get into a more stable position. 558 more words

Business

Internap takes bare metal cloud to London, Hong Kong #cloudasia

Infrastructure as a service provider Internap announced that it has expanded it bare metal public cloud service to London and Hong Kong. The move comes as other cloud incumbents look to bolster their bare metal cloud offerings alongside their virtualised platforms. 206 more words

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