Rackspace has been pivotal in the development of San Antonio's tech and entrepreneurship ecosystem. Founded in 1998, it has helped develop the tech labor force, making San Antonio a destination for top-shelf talent.
"That's probably the biggest thing I can point to. The sheer critical mass of talent," says John Dickson who works in the tech industry, running Denim Group, and also is tasked with overseeing tech landscape for the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce. More than that, Dickson says, they put San Antonio in the mainstream of tech companies.