[SATLUG] Meet at Rackspace?

Don Wright satlug at sbcglobal.net
Wed Dec 15 19:50:08 CST 2010


Link to article (below), or browse MySanAntonio.com Business tab.
http://www.mysanantonio.com/business/article/Rackspace-data-centers-could-close-882413.php


c P wrote:
>> On Dec 15, 2010, at 6:50, r3d91ll <r3d91ll at grandecom.net> wrote:
>>
>>> Rackspace sounds great but the rumors I have been hearing over the last
>>> week begs a better question....Will Rackspace still be in San Antonio in
>>> a year?
>>
>> I can't speak officially for Rackspace, but I work for Rackspace and haven't
>> heard anything about us going anywhere. That wouldn't make sense considering
>> the infrastructure investments that have been made in The Castle (Old Windsor Park Mall).
>
>I think this is what the "rumors" are related to:
>Business section on page 2 of Dec 15, 2010 San Antonio Express-News of
>article "Rackspace might close 2 sites" talks about Rackspace weighing
>it's options
>as 2 S.A. data centers' (SAT 1 and SAT 2) leases are ending (some time over the
>next several years).  Two reasons given for the possible non-renewal
>consideration
>for SAT 1 && SAT 2 are that other sites which are more energy
>efficient and more
>economical.  Per the article, jobs at SAT 1 and SAT 2 would be shifted
>elsewhere
>within the company if the SAT 1 && SAT 2 sites were not renewed.
>
>Craig


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