Rackspace provides hybrid clouds that enable businesses to run their workload in a public or private cloud.

The Rackspace Cloud is based on OpenStack, which is a global collaboration of developers and cloud computing technologists producing the ubiquitous open source cloud computing platform for public and private clouds.

On August 26, 2016 Rackspace was acquired by Apollo Global Management.

Parent Company
Apollo Global Management
San Antonio, US
Rackspace was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Antonio, US

Key People at Rackspace

Joe Eazor

Joe Eazor

John Engates

John Engates

Mark Roenigk

Mark Roenigk

Karl Pichler

Karl Pichler

Brian Kelly

Brian Kelly

Ryan Neading

Ryan Neading

Chief Information Officer
Tiffany Lathe

Tiffany Lathe

VP and General Counsel
Scott Crenshaw

Scott Crenshaw

SVP, Strategy and Product

Rackspace Office Locations

Rackspace has offices in San Antonio, Middlesex, Sydney, Hong Kong and in 3 other locations
San Antonio, US (HQ)
1 Fanatical Place, City Of Windcrest
Amsterdam, NL
535 Radarweg
Granada, MX
14th Floor Terret South Tower, Ave. Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra 301
Zurich, CH
Pfingstweidstrasse 60
Hong Kong, HK
9/F., Cambridge House Taikoo Place, 979 King's Road
Sydney, AU
Level 1, 37 Pitt Street
Middlesex, GB
5 Millington Road. Hyde Park Hayes

Rackspace Data and Metrics

Rackspace Summary

Founding Date

Rackspace is a subsidiary of Apollo Global Management

Rackspace Financial Metrics

Rackspace's revenue was reported to be $2 b in FY, 2015 which is a 12% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


1.5 b1.8 b2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

492.5 m582.3 m675.5 m

Gross profit

1 b1.2 b1.3 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

1.4 b1.6 b1.8 b


133.1 m163.5 m206.1 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

3.1 m1.9 m11.3 m

Pre tax profit

130.8 m159.6 m193.6 m

Income tax expense

44 m49.1 m67.4 m

Net Income

86.7 m110.6 m126.2 m
Y, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015


125.4 m104.9 m159.9 m186.5 m278.6 m213.5 m484.7 m

Current Assets

439 m421.7 m718.4 m


890.8 m1.1 b1.1 b


81.1 m81.1 m81.1 m

Total Assets

1.5 b1.6 b2 b

Accounts Payable

122 m137.3 m136.3 m

Current Liabilities

258.5 m276.7 m236.9 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

636.7 m696 m834.5 m

Retained Earnings

423.1 m398.3 m178.1 m

Total Equity

976.5 m

Financial Leverage

2.1 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Net Income

86.7 m110.6 m126.2 m

Depreciation and Amortization

313 m371.9 m399.9 m

Accounts Receivable

(34 m)(42 m)(28 m)


(12 m)(1.1 m)(17 m)

Accounts Payable

35.3 m

Cash From Operating Activities

444.1 m542.5 m583.6 m

Purchases of PP&E

(452.6 m)(430.3 m)(474.9 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(464.2 m)(428.1 m)(479.4 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(1.9 m)(165.1 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(11.8 m)(157.3 m)171.5 m

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