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King of the Apps Finalists – "Round One"


They heard the call and they brought it!  Rackspace is proud to announce the finalists for King of the Apps, Round One.

Congratulations to Ray Perea – SnapWebmanager and Cody Harris & Brock Holzer – SnapAppointments!

Announcing the main event: Two apps ready to battle at SXSW in Austin on March 12, 2011.

In this corner:


And in this corner:


If you are crowned King of the Apps, you will receive:
•    A $5000 cash prize
•    $5000 Rackspace Cloud credit
•    One-on-one time with our panel of judges at SXSW
•    Automatic Finalist status in the next showdown, where you will defend your title as King of the Apps

Second place finalist will receive:
•    $1000 Rackspace Cloud credit

At the bell, hands up and come out swinging!

About the Author

This is a post written and contributed by Angela Bartels.

Angela runs integrated marketing campaigns for Rackspace. She started at Rackspace in 2003 and has done everything from Linux support, account management, sales, product marketing and now lives in marketing. She left Rackspace in 2005 to work for PEER 1 Hosting but returned in 2009 because she was interested in the cloud computing movement (and has always been a Racker at heart). Angela is a strong believer in the power of storytelling.


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