Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Managed Cloud Company
  • Year established:
    1998
  • Website:
    http://www.rackspace.co.uk
  • Contact
    • 5 Millington Road, Hyde Park Hayes, Hayes, Middlesex, UB3 4AZ

About Rackspace Ltd

Rackspace help businesses tap into the power of cloud computing. They deliver specialised expertise and easy-to-use tools.

Rackspace are a San Antonio, Texas, company led by Chief Executive Officer Joe Eazor, with a UK office in Middlesex led by Managing Director Darren Norfolk. The firm has thousands of employees all over the world.

Rackspace are the number-one provider of IT as a service in today’s multi-cloud world. They deliver certified expertise and integrated managed services across public and private clouds, managed hosting and enterprise applications.

Rackspace partner with leading technology providers such as Alibaba, Google, Microsoft and Oracle, so they’re uniquely positioned to provide unbiased advice on what’s best for each customer.

Rackspace place recognition at the heart of all they do. Their most-coveted award is the Straitjacket Award. This is for going crazily above and beyond the call of duty for Fanatical Support. Rewards include skiing, and trip to the Cote d’Azure and Ibiza.


What is it like to work for Rackspace Ltd

My Manager
My Manager
Leaders get on-demand resources to support their management development. Content includes: Change Management, Leading Dispersed Teams and Gallup StrengthsFinder. They’re delivered through online, virtual or classroom training or through articles, tools and job aids on an online portal.
My Team
My Team
RackFest celebrated a successful first half of 2017 - a mini music festival, with dancing, a hippy zone, games, live music, face-painting and free food and drinks. They also celebrated the International Systems Administrators Appreciation Day with paintballing in the firm’s multi-storey car park.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Rackspace continued their certification to ISO 14001 (Environmental Management) covering most of the UK operation and installed new, more energy-efficient chiller units. The London team are moving offices, repurposing old furniture and offering surplus equipment to Rackers in exchange for a charity donation.

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Company Statistics

  • Staff:

    1023

  • Staff Turnover:

    18%

  • UK sites:

    3

  • Average Age:

    35

  • Male : Female:

    79% / 21%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    83%

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