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Axis Technology Software and Rackspace Hosting Partner to Provide Secure Cloud Services

Axis Technology Software, LLC, the leading provider of enterprise data masking solutions, and Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX), the open cloud company, today announced an alliance that enables users deploy a test environment in Rackspace cloud within their data center of choice — be it their own data center, a colo facility, or in one of Rackspace’s global data centers using DMsuite and OpenStack-powered Rackspace.

With enterprises turning to the cloud at a rapidly increasing rate, data security stakes in cloud-based and virtualized environments are high. With a joint Rackspace / Axis offering, customers are guaranteed a top productivity environment with ironclad data protection. In particular, the risk of sensitive data exposure is totally eliminated, and all compliance regulations are met, allowing businesses to take advantage of all that the cloud has to offer while keeping data entirely out of harm’s way.

“Cloud computing is constantly evolving, and businesses are embracing the cloud at an even faster rate,” said Mike Logan, President of Axis Technology Software, LLC. “Much like just about every other technology innovation, risks always emerge- especially when it comes to security. In the last year alone we have seen headline after headline that discussed security breaches in the cloud, or other disasters that put private information in jeopardy. By partnering with Rackspace, customers do not need to worry about whether or not their data will fall victim to any vulnerabilities related to doing business in the cloud."

DMsuite™ secures development, quality assurance, and third-party testing environments by removing confidential data and replacing it with realistic, fictitious data. Because the masking transformation is executed in memory, production data is not accessible within DMsuite™ or anywhere in the target environment, making DMsuite™ the most secure and effective data masking offering on the market today. It maintains referential integrity across business lines and different platforms such as Oracle, MSSQL, Cache, Hadoop, and file formats that include VSAM, Excel, delimited, and XML. DMsuite™ can be used straight out of the box, offering self-service provisioning functionality. DMsuite™ is Web-based and its central point of control enables easy operation, administration, logging, and auditing.

About Axis Technology Software, LLC

Axis Technology Software, LLC is a premier provider of data masking software and solutions for the enterprise. The company’s flagship data masking platform, DMsuite™ is a product that profiles, provisions, and masks data with no programming required. Companies from the healthcare, financial services, retail and government industries rely on DMsuite™ to secure their non-production data, including Walgreens/ TakeCareHealth, Tufts Health Plan, The Capital Group, MEDai, Morgan Stanley, and TDAmeritrade. Axis Technology Software, LLC is headquartered in Boston, MA. To learn more, visit www.axistechnologyllc.com.

About Rackspace

Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX) is the open cloud company, delivering open technologies and powering more than 205,000 customers worldwide. Rackspace provides its renowned Fanatical Support® across a broad portfolio of IT products, including Public Cloud, Private Cloud, Hybrid Hosting and Dedicated Hosting. Rackspace has been recognized by Bloomberg BusinessWeek as a Top 100 Performing Technology Company, is featured on Fortune’s list of 100 Best Companies to Work For and is included on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Rackspace was positioned in the Leaders Quadrant by Gartner Inc. in the “2011 Magic Quadrant for Managed Hosting.” Rackspace is headquartered in San Antonio with offices and data centers around the world. For more information, visit www.rackspace.com.

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