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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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Five Culture Shifts to Consider When Undertaking IT Transformation

IT transformation is one of the biggest challenges a company can face. Smart companies realize this in advance and begin company culture changes that will support what’s going to be different...

Five Myths of Cloud Adoption

When confronted with complexity and uncertainty, we humans create myths to help us cope. This tendency has been evident from the time of the Greek epic poets to the present day,...

Finally, a Truly Secure Approach to Threat Intelligence Exchange

My wife, who teaches first grade, would be the first to tell you of the many benefits of learning to share. One of the biggest? It helps build lasting trust among...

Highlights of Salesforce’s Dreamforce 2018 Conference

Undoubtedly one of the best parts of Dreamforce is learning of the latest partnerships, acquisitions and new features coming out of Salesforce.  As a Salesforce MVP for RelationEdge, which was acquired by Rackspace...
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Root Cause Analysis in Rackspace Data Centers: From Fixing to Solving

A few years ago, I planted a beautiful little golden thryallis bush. I placed it in an area with rich soil to provide the proper nutrients. I ensured it received ample...

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