5 Actionable Insights from AWS Well-Architected Reviews

Chris Buckley and Steve Robins contributed to this report. AWS developed its Well-Architected Framework to help cloud architects build secure, high-performing, resilient and efficient infrastructure for applications. The framework also offers customers...
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Finding the Right Partner for Application Modernization

Forward-looking organizations know they need to modernize their applications; according to Accenture, 85 percent of execs believe legacy IT hinders their ability to move to a digital model. They know that modernizing...
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Six Common Cloud Challenges Felt Across Industries

Rackspace has always been fanatically obsessed with improving our customers’ outcomes. In 2018, that meant a new focus on understanding the needs of customers in specific industries. We hired industry experts to...

Forging a Manifesto to Protect Humans from Aggressive AI

Science fiction presents an abundance of cautionary tales about the rise of artificial intelligence, or AI. Whether it’s Skynet taking over our defense systems in the Terminator franchise, or Ava outwitting the...

Dive Deep into the Possibilities of Multi-Cloud at KubeCon 2018

KubeCon is almost here! As the Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s flagship community event marks a return to Seattle next week, Rackspace is excited to participate and support the community as a first-time...

Top Cloud Trends, Challenges at AWS Re:Invent 2018

In the wake of another jam-packed AWS Re:Invent, we take a look at some of the top trends and challenges facing organizations moving and using the cloud, and how Rackspace and...

Platform Considerations Once You’ve Chosen a Private Cloud

Public clouds are the right choice for many organizations, and across a wide variety of use cases. Certain requirements, however — often some combination of regulation and compliance, security, data proximity, ease...

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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Hybrid Cloud Strategy Benefits Worth the Added Complexity

Organizations are moving to cloud-first business models to drive growth by delivering products and services faster, creating exceptional customer experiences and optimizing operations. But cloud-first...