Know More, Live Better Through Emerging Healthcare Technologies

One of the tricky things when it comes to writing about the technological evolution of the healthcare industry is to balance my enthusiasm for improvements in patient focus, increases in data...

The Brave New World of Financial Services

The financial services and retail industries are being disrupted from all sides, with new contenders on the market, non-traditional players competing for wallet share, and ever-increasing regulatory constraints. Consumers are demanding something...

5 Signs Application Technical Debt is Holding You Back

How are IT directors supposed to invest in the future when they’re still paying for the decisions of the past? The challenge The problem holding most organizations back is technical debt, or the...
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The Next Generation of Digital Transformation [Videos]

By now almost everyone understands the advantages of cloud deployments. Infrastructure as a Service is no longer the story. It’s the new normal for businesses of all sizes, across industries. The next...

How to Get the IT Services You Need (Without Paying for the Ones You...

As we look for ways to better serve our customers, we try to learn from other companies that excel at that discipline — and also from those that don’t. Consider, for example,...
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“Process First. Technology Second®”: Partner with Rackspace for Application Modernization

The average organization manages more than 300 applications, while application management consumes, according to Gartner, more than a third of most organizations’ IT budget. If you’re reading this, you know applications can...

The Future of Multi-Cloud: Common APIs Across Public and Private Clouds

The cloud computing value proposition centers on making IT more efficient and agile, enabling the innovation, applications and architecture required to drive business. However, organizations often find their efforts don't reach cloud’s...

Beyond Compliance: Security Based on Threat Intelligence

In my role as Senior Director of Rackspace Security Operations, I regularly discuss complex businesses and security challenges with chief security officers and other business security professionals. Abundantly clear from these discussions...
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The Dark Side of Data: Impacts of Innovation on Cybersecurity

To compete in today’s market, the transformational strategies of most financial services companies are aimed at increasing innovation, improving agility and the digitization of services. FinServ companies must adapt to disruptive change...

Your Supply Chain Has (Probably) Been Compromised

There, I said it. I said it because it’s true. Realistically, your supply chain has probably been compromised at some time or another. Malicious hardware was discovered within several major companies. Or...

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Six Key Reasons to Switch to a Cloud-Based Data Warehouse

Data warehouses, which aggregate data from multiple sources so it can be analyzed and acted upon, are critical for business growth. Their ability to...