Cisco Not Interested in Buying Rackspace

Burt, Jeffrey
May 2014
eWeek;5/23/2014, p3
The article reports that Cisco will not acquire cloud provider Rackspace on claims by its chief executive officer John Chambers that it does not fit in with Cisco's plans. Topics discussed include interest by multiple parties in exploring a strategic relationship with Rackspace, speculations that Cisco may step up to buy Rackspace and the fierce competition in the cloud space with unmanaged cloud providers Amazon, Google and Microsoft cutting unit prices for access to cloud infrastructure.


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