When it comes to hosting your app, many decisions that you make today can have an impact on the future. One question that more people should ask is: “How can I design a configuration within my budget today that gives me all the options for growth and stability down the road?”
Enterprise IT leaders are in a tough spot. They have to provide infrastructure that supports the critical applications that power their business, while also being responsive enough to handle the changing needs of their internal business units.
Lew Moorman, President of Cloud at Rackspace and Chief Strategy Officer, recently did an op-ed for SandHill.com discussing how the cloud is enterprise ready. “Cloud computing is for everyone but not for everything,” Lew is often quoted saying and enterprises are slowly discovering which pieces of their IT infrastructure fit in the cloud and which pieces are optimal to keep in-house or hosted on dedicated gear. This hybrid approach allows businesses, small and large, to run more efficiently and save money where appropriate.
If you use our Exchange Hybrid, you might not realize that Rackspace Email users can share their calendars with co-workers who use Exchange, even though they’re on different platforms. Here’s all you have to do . . .
Snow Leopard was just released last week. Lots of deep technical goodies included, but one main benefit to users: the Mac is now fully Exchange compatible. Wait, I thought Exchange was dead? Even Apple admits that Exchange is winning in corporate America. It works. It is installed. It is advancing.