The Rackspace Cloud Demonstrates Support for Oracle Software at OpenWorld


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SAN ANTONIO – OCTOBER 13, 2009 – The Rackspace Cloud, the cloud computing
division of RackspaceR Hosting (NYSE:RAX),
today announced its participation in Oracle’s premiere event, Oracle
OpenWorld, held October 11 – 15, 2009, at the Moscone Center, San Francisco.
Hasan Rizvi, Senior Vice President, Oracle Fusion Middleware will showcase
for the first time an Oracle Database and Oracle WebLogic running on a
Rackspace Cloud ServerT environment during his Oracle Fusion Middleware
11g-Foundation for Innovation address. Cloud Servers delivers on-demand
server capacity to businesses of all sizes.

The new solution support for Oracle will be available from The Rackspace
Cloud in the coming months. It will be backed by Rackspace’s
industry-leading Fanatical Support. For more information and to sign-up for
beta access, please visit

“Working with Oracle to get their enterprise class software on the cloud is
extremely strategic for us and our customers,” said Lew Moorman, president
of Cloud Division, Rackspace Hosting. “The combination of leading
technologies from Oracle and The Rackspace Cloud can contribute greatly to
the advancement of cloud computing and should serve as another milestone to
assure businesses that the Cloud is ready for prime time.”

Lew Moorman is also participating in a cloud panel at the Oracle Leader’s
Circle, an exclusive executive forum at Oracle OpenWorld where he will
discuss cloud computing trends and issues.

“Oracle is happy to partner with Rackspace Hosting as they expand the
deployment options available to our mutual customers,” said Kevin O’Brien,
senior director, ISV and SaaS Strategy at Oracle. Rackspace Hosting is a
member of Oracle PartnerNetwork.

The Rackspace Cloud team will also be available to demonstrate the company’s
comprehensive cloud portfolio in Booth #221 in the Cloud Pavilion. For more
information on the Cloud Pavilion, please visit

The Rackspace Cloud and Oracle are also collaborating on the first
Java-based public cloud based on Oracle’s WebLogic Suite and Cloud Sites.
The new beta platform is expected to be available for a private pilot in the
coming months. For more information about Oracle product availability in The
Rackspace Cloud and to sign-up for the private beta of the java-based public
cloud, please visit

ecloud.comoracle> .

The Rackspace Cloud is a member of the OracleR PartnerNetwork.

About the Oracle PartnerNetwork

Oracle PartnerNetwork is a global business network of more than 21,000
companies that deliver innovative software solutions based on Oracle
software. Through access to Oracle’s premier products, education, technical
services, marketing and sales support, the Oracle PartnerNetwork program
provides partners with the resources they need to be successful in today’s
global economy. Oracle partners are able to offer their customers
leading-edge solutions backed by Oracle’s position as the world’s largest
business software company.

About Rackspace Hosting

Rackspace Hosting is the world’s leader in hosting and cloud computing and
is ranked #43 on FORTUNE Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for in the
United States for 2009. Rackspace provides its customers with Fanatical
Support R in delivering their portfolio of hosted IT services, including
Managed Hosting, The Rackspace Cloud and Email and Apps. For more
information, visit .

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