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Cox Acquires RapidScale

Cox Business, the commercial division of Cox Communications, acquired cloud service provider RapidScale to strengthen its managed services and hybrid cloud portfolio. 

Together, the companies will offer connectivity paired with RapidScale's robust hybrid managed cloud offerings for business customers. Financial terms of the deal are not being disclosed.

RapidScale, based in Irvine, Calif., does business exclusively through its community of channel partners, offering managed desktop, server, email, and backup and recovery solutions.