DAILYHOSTNEWS, December 5, 2011 – Web host Rackspace Hosting recently unveiled a new office located in San Francisco, California. The web hosting provider made the announcement via its official Rackspace Cloud Blog.
The new space provides room for Rackspace’s previous acquisitions of Anso Labs and CloudKick.
The web hosting provider acquired Anso Labs earlier this year, a company known for its work with OpenStack and cloud technology for NASA.
Meanwhile, server management specialist OpenStack was acquired by the web host in December of last year.
As a hosting provider, Rackspace offers cloud, managed hosting, and more.
The opening of the new office (located in San Francisco’s SoMa neighborhood) even caught the attention of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee who expressed excitement, stating, “San Francisco offers forward thinking companies like Rackspace a premier location to find the top talent that drives innovation.”
Meanwhile, the company was expected to hold a party to celebrate the office’s launch.
About Rackspace Hosting
Rackspace Hosting (NYSE: RAX) is the service leader in cloud computing, and a founder of OpenStack, an open source cloud operating system. The San Antonio-based company provides Fanatical Support to its customers and partners, across a portfolio of IT services, including Managed Hosting and Cloud Computing. Rackspace has been recognized by Bloomberg BusinessWeek as a Top 100 Performing Technology Company and was featured on Fortune’s list of 100 Best Companies to Work For. The company was also positioned in the Leaders Quadrant by Gartner in the “2010 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service and Web Hosting.”