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Rackspace US
San Antonio, Texas [South Central]
Rackspace US
Why you want to work there

This San Antonio-based managed hosting services company provides a raft of technical training to its IT staffers. The organization offers the full Red Hat certification program at no cost to employees, as well as the most advanced Cisco certification, the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert, and the Microsoft Certified IT Professional, Enterprise Administrator curriculum. Through Rackspace's VTO, or Volunteer Time Off, program, which was introduced last year, every employee may take up to three workdays off per year to give back to the community.

Rank by company size Medium, No. 17
Employee Statistics
Total U.S.-based employees 3,934
Total U.S.-based IT employees 158
IT employee turnover in 2012 5%
IT employee promotions in 2012 23%
Training
Training days offered per IT employee in 2012 5
Training budget per IT employee in 2012 $1,456
Women in IT
Total percentage of women within IT 23%
Percentage of IT managers who are women 28%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women 22%
Minorities in IT
Total percentage of minorities within IT 46%
Percentage of IT managers who are minorities 41%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities 48%