8-K 1 rrd247155.htm Prepared By R.R. Donnelley Financial -- Form 8-K
Washington, D.C. 20549
Form 8-K
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  06/30/2009
Rackspace Hosting, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number:  001-34143
(State or other jurisdiction of
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
5000 Walzem Rd. San Antonio, Texas 78218
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(210) 312-4000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01.    Other Events
We have experienced power interruptions which have affected a portion of our Grapevine, Texas data center. We have posted updates on our recent power interruption on our website blog and our customer portal for the benefit of our customers. We are continuing to assess the financial impact of service credits due to these events. Currently, our preliminary range for the resulting one time service credits is estimated to be between $2.5 million and $3.5 million. Our website blog is located at http://www.rackspace.com/blog/.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Rackspace Hosting, Inc.
Date: June 30, 2009
/s/    Alan Schoenbaum

Alan Schoenbaum
Senior Vice President and General Counsel