Rackspace: ‘OpenStack opens doors, wallets’

The mania around cloud computing in general and OpenStack in particular helped puff up Rackspace Hosting’s latest financial report. In a conference call with Wall Street analysts after the market tanked closed on Thursday, Rackspace president and CEO Lanham Napier said that the company’s Cloud Builders program – which Rackspace started to provide its “fanatical support” for the OpenStack cloud fabric installed on private clouds at corporate clients – has “generated lots of interest” and is involved in some proof of concepts.  It has even generated a little money.

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/08/04/rackspace_q2_2011_numbers/

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