Office 365

Five Future Cloud Trends You Need to Know About Today: 24/7 Global Workplace

If you've ever been on a conference call where half of the participants are working when it's dark outside, you may have realized the 24/7 global workplace is here. Some are working...
Cost Savings AWS

5 Steps for Cost Savings on AWS

Cost savings is a top priority for almost every customer we talk to at Rackspace. The first thing most customers want help with when attempting to reduce costs with AWS is...
private cloud, servers, cloud

I’ve Got 99 Problems and Capacity Planning is Number 1

Capacity planning is an essential element of managing any cloud environment. Knowing how many resources are currently available, and having insight into how many resources will be available in the future,...

Driving OpenStack Interoperability

Every month, our customers and prospects ask us about OpenStack interoperability. After all, OpenStack is one of the largest open source projects out there, with more than 30,000 contributors, and many...

Navigating Your Journey to the Cloud at VMworld 2017

On August 27, Rackspace VMware experts along with industry thought leaders and IT professionals will descend on Las Vegas for VMworld 2017 to gain valuable insight on the latest technology and...

Voice of the Client: Rackspace OpenStack Private Cloud

We all know you can get more things done if you know the right people. Once you become a Rackspace customer, we aim to provide the best customer experience in the...
OpenStack

Diving Deep into the World of OpenStack Swift: Part 1

Howdy Swifters. This is my first blog post in a multi-part deep dive series that will explore one of my favorite components of OpenStack — Swift. My main focus is to place...
Cloud Trends: Mobility

Five Future Cloud Trends You Need to Know About Today: Mobility

At some point, we’ve all been tempted to do a job by ourselves instead of working with our larger team. As tempting as it may be, there are many downsides to this approach —...
Las Vegas Strip

What I’m Looking Forward to at VMworld 2017

As VMworld 2017 draws closer and the content catalog is now active, I’ve been busy signing up for the sessions I want to attend while I’m in Las Vegas this year. I’m...
Coding

Choosing the Correct AWS Directory Service Option

One of the areas that Amazon Web Services certainly excels at is in providing options for its customers. This is evident by visiting the AWS Products and Services page and reviewing...

Recent Posts

VPC Network Access Management — Traffic Analysis

VPCs are a great way to isolate network resources. However, these resources will occasionally need to communicate with entities outside of the VPC. This could...