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As Deadline Expires, Problems Persist With Health Site

Technicians in the Washington area raced up to a month-end deadline set by the Obama administration to make the troubled federal insurance website work for a majority of users, but officials acknowledged they still faced a raft of problems that could take weeks or more to fix.

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HP Will Replace Verizon in Hosting HealthCare.gov Website

The Department of Health and Human Services is going to replace Verizon Communications Inc.’s Terremark subsidiary as its Web-hosting provider for the federal health-insurance marketplace, presenting a new challenge to the rollout of the Obama administration’s signature health-care initiative.

Cisco Lays Out Aggressive Strategy to Capture More Cloud Business

Networking giant Cisco Systems has been talking for awhile now about its intentions to become a big supplier of cloud infrastructure. Today it got specific, with a portfolio of products it collectively calls CloudVerse.
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Seven Questions for Rackspace CTO John Engates

The CTO of the Web host turned cloud computing player talks about open source cloud computing, noisy and nosey neighbors, and why the heck his company hasn’t been acquired yet.
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Amazon's Cloud Crash Is Over, But the Talking About It Isn't

The big crash of Amazon’s cloud that brought down hundreds of other Internet companies that rely upon it is over. Now everyone who was affected in one way or another is comparing notes on how they coped or didn’t. And for cloud providers not named Amazon, there’s going to be an obvious business opportunity.

Rackspace Is Not for Sale, but Thanks for Asking

Rackspace is one of several companies thought to be likely acquisition targets following the buyouts of Terremark and NaviSite. Ask CEO Lanham Napier about it, and he insists the company is not for sale, but he clearly enjoys being asked.

Exclusive: Rackspace to Acquire Anso Labs

Rackspace acquires a team best known for its work building a computing cloud for NASA.