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Rackspace Adds Development Tools With Exceptional Cloud Buy

Rackspace Hosting said it's acquiring Exceptional Cloud Services, a cloud development startup whose products track errors in Web applications.

Rackspace said the deal will help its developers write cleaner code.

"We are creating services that allow developers to more easily and rapidly create applications," Bret Piatt, director of corporate development and strategy at Rackspace, told CRN. "We will provide end-to-end visibility across the cloud environment, which is critically important."


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