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How Rackspace is taking on Amazon now

Rackspace, along with its various partners and customers, seems to be having a hard time finding enough technical workers with "open" cloud computing skills.
Rackspace, along with its various partners and customers, seems to be having a hard time finding enough technical workers with “open” cloud computing skills.

[CNN MONEY]

When it comes to cloud computing services, Amazon (AMZN) is the clear leader. But San Antonio-based Rackspace Hosting (RAX) has been gaining traction with OpenStack, the open-source cloud computing platform it helped develop. Earlier this month IBM (IBM) announced that all of its future cloud services and software will run on OpenStack. Other tech heavyweights–including Hewlett-Packard (HPQ), Dell (DELL) and Intel (INTC) are now backing OpenStack.

Read more about the future of cloud computing at CNN Money.

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