Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (RAX)-Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.
The profile contains critical company information including:
Business description-A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.
Corporate strategy-Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.
SWOT Analysis-A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
Company history-Progression of key events associated with the company.
Major products and services-A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
Key competitors-A list of key competitors to the company.
Key employees-A list of the key executives of the company.
Executive biographies-A brief summary of the executives' employment history.
Key operational heads-A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
Important locations and subsidiaries-A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
Detailed financial ratios for the past five years-The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
Interim ratios for the last five interim periods-The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (Rackspace) is a web hosting and managed network service provider, which offers information technology (IT) services, and manages web-based IT systems for small and medium-sized businesses and large enterprises. The company categorizes its products into four groups, namely, Public cloud, Dedicated cloud, Private cloud and Hybrid cloud. It also offers premium customer support service under the brand name Fanatical Support. Rackspace's clouds are powered by VMware, Microsoft and OpenStack. The company has a direct presence in the UK, the Netherlands, Hong Kong, Switzerland, Australia, and Mexico. Rackspace is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, the US.
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1-About the Company 6
Rackspace Hosting, Inc.-Key Facts 6
Rackspace Hosting, Inc.-Key Employees 7
Rackspace Hosting, Inc.-Key Employee Biographies 9
Rackspace Hosting, Inc.-Major Products and Services 11
Rackspace Hosting, Inc.-History 12
Rackspace Hosting, Inc.-Company Statement 17
Rackspace Hosting, Inc.-Locations And Subsidiaries 19
Head Office 19
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 19
Section 2-Company Analysis 21
Rackspace Hosting, Inc.-Business Description 21
Rackspace Hosting, Inc.-SWOT Analysis 22
SWOT Analysis-Overview 22
Rackspace Hosting, Inc.-Strengths 22
Strength-Open and Standard Technologies 22
Strength-Research and Development 22
Strength-Increasing Operational Performance 22
Rackspace Hosting, Inc.-Weaknesses 23
Weakness-Patent Infringement Concerns 23
Weakness-Debt Burden 23
Rackspace Hosting, Inc.-Opportunities 24
Opportunity-Positive Outlook: IT Services Market 24
Opportunity-Business Growth Initiatives 24
Opportunity-Growing Cloud Computing Markets 24
Rackspace Hosting, Inc.-Threats 25
Threat-Highly Competitive Market 25
Threat-Rapid Technological Changes 25
Threat-Security Breach 25
Rackspace Hosting, Inc.-Key Competitors 26
Section 3-Company Financial Ratios 27
Financial Ratios-Capital Market Ratios 27
Financial Ratios-Annual Ratios 28
Performance Chart 30
Financial Performance 30
Financial Ratios-Interim Ratios 31
Financial Ratios-Ratio Charts 32
Section 4-Appendix 33
Ratio Definitions 33
About GlobalData 37
Contact Us 37
List of Figures
Rackspace Hosting, Inc., Performance Chart (2011-2015) 30
Rackspace Hosting, Inc., Ratio Charts 32
List of Tables
Rackspace Hosting, Inc., Key Facts 6
Rackspace Hosting, Inc., Key Employees 7
Rackspace Hosting, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 9
Rackspace Hosting, Inc., Major Products and Services 11
Rackspace Hosting, Inc., History 12
Rackspace Hosting, Inc., Other Locations 19
Rackspace Hosting, Inc., Subsidiaries 19
Rackspace Hosting, Inc., Key Competitors 26
Rackspace Hosting, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 27
Rackspace Hosting, Inc., Annual Ratios 28
Rackspace Hosting, Inc., Interim Ratios 31
Currency Codes 33
Capital Market Ratios 33
Equity Ratios 34
Profitability Ratios 34
Cost Ratios 35
Liquidity Ratios 35
Leverage Ratios 36
Efficiency Ratios 36
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