Last month I traveled to Texas to visit Rackspace Hosting the company we lease our web hosting servers from, along with The Rackspace Cloud which provides the cloud infrastructure for our new Cloud Hosting service.
I started off in downtown San Antonio at Weston Centre where The Rackspace Cloud is located and general manager Emil Sayegh gave me a full tour of their operations.
Next I met up with our account manager Sergio Manzo who took me over to visit Rackspace Datapoint. I made a trip there back in 2005 as well.
After that we went over to “The Castle”, the new Rackspace headquarters located inside of an old shopping mall. Last year Robert Scoble did a video tour of The Castle. While there Robert James Taylor took me on a tour of impressive new offices.
In the middle of The Castle office they have restored the original escalators from the department store, adding new translucent panels to the sides to show that Rackspace believes in “transparency” when it comes to their business.
Next to the escalators is “The World’s Largest Word Search” featuring 3000+ hidden words.
Finally I made my way up to Austin where I visited the new Rackspace office there.
Photo Gallery: Rackspace