Rackspace (RAX +0.4%) has promised to hire 1K new workers in its home state of Texas over the...

|About: Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (RAX)|By:, SA News Editor

Rackspace (RAX +0.4%) has promised to hire 1K new workers in its home state of Texas over the next 2 years as part of an employee training deal with the state government. The Web hosting/cloud infrastructure provider has already been adding workers at a brisk pace: headcount totaled 4,596 at the end of Q3, up by 597 Y/Y. Q4 results arrive on Tuesday.