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Rackspace is a recognized leader in the IT hosting market. We deliver enterprise-level managed services to businesses of all sizes and kinds around the world. Serving more than 14,000 customers in eight data centers worldwide, Rackspace integrates the industry's best technologies and practices for each customer's specific need and delivers it as a service via the company's promise of Fanatical Support®. We serve as an extension of our customers' IT departments, enabling them to focus on their core business. We got started in 1998 and since then Rackspace has grown more than 50 percent a year. There are currently 2,000 Rackers around the world serving our customers.
Graham Weston (Chairman):
Graham Weston became involved with Rackspace in late 1998, when he decided to invest in the start-up company and assist with corporate strategy, marketing and business development. As CEO, Weston focused his time and energy on setting the direction for Rackspace as it carved out a leadership position in the Internet infrastructure market. Now, Weston takes charge of corporate strategy, business development and M&A activity.
Weston is also active in real estate and, as CEO of Weston Properties, owns 700,000 square feet of industrial and office properties in Texas, including the Weston Centre in San Antonio's business district. In 1989 Graham Weston founded Assessment Technologies, an ad valorem tax consulting firm.
Weston is an alumnus of Texas A&M University.