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070: "No one wants to eat a finger-pie."

This week we discuss Rackspace going private and the OpenStack cloud scenarios that could have been. We also cover Matt Ray’s first trip to New Zealand where, sadly, he finds no Power Ranger monuments. 496 more words

Software Defined Talk

"No one wants to eat a finger-pie." - Software Defined Talk #70

This week we discuss Rackspace going private and the OpenStack cloud scenarios that could have been. We also cover Matt Ray’s first trip to New Zealand where, sadly, he finds no Power Ranger monuments. 496 more words

Cloud

Rackspace goes private for $4.3bn

  • Apollo Global Management paying $4.3bn to acquire Rackspace, $32 a share in cash, a 38 percent premium (Bloomberg)
  • Competing against AWS is hard, plus…
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Cloud

Did Rackspace Shareholders Get Enough From the Apollo Buyout?

Rackspace Hosting Inc. (NYSE: RAX) said Friday morning that it has agreed to be acquired for $32 a share in cash by affiliates of private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC (NYSE: APO). 460 more words

AAPL

Rax Alps, Austria.

Stitched from few images taken up there.

Travel

Rax Alps, Austria.

Taken during a trek through the Rax Alps (here is a link to Wikipedia page) just before it started to rain.

Travel

Could Gallius Rax be Supreme Leader Snoke?

Ever since The Force Awakens, people have been theorizing on the identity of Supreme Leader Snoke.  However, after just having read Aftermath: Life Debt, 354 more words

Aftermath