IT Transformation Pot

Enterprises face numerous challenges in today’s ever-expanding world of IT. They have to keep up with the latest technology, meet the ever-changing demands of their customers and support the needs of...
Cloud Servers

It might seem strange to some that our customers ask us to support their enterprise storage, including Dell EMC VMAX. After all, many clouds are built on commodity hardware, and it...
Ransomware

Earlier this month, a computer virus called WannaCrypt infected over 200,000 computers worldwide. The attack earned the nickname “WannaCry” because it encrypts all of the files on the infected computer and blackmails...
applications, online, shopping, mobile

Rackspace Application Services, the next generation of application support from Rackspace, now offers world-class application services for Java and .Net, plus four digital applications across dedicated, AWS and Azure infrastructures. Prior to...
Sysadmin

Over the last 20 years, my IT background and experience have predominantly revolved around Microsoft Windows and other Microsoft technologies, including SQL server, VB.Net and C#. Over the last 10 years,...
private cloud, servers, cloud

While private cloud as a service has become the preferred consumption model, many organizations still need their infrastructure, applications and data to reside in their own data center, to meet security,...

OpenStack is the de facto standard for private Clouds today — but if you're new to the OpenStack community, you're probably looking for help to better understand how OpenStack can help your organization. Well,...

AWS X-Ray is a fairly new service that helps developers analyze the performance of applications. It’s especially well-suited for microservice architectures, because it is capable of tracing requests across a distributed...
Sharepoint's Virtual Summit

Microsoft’s SharePoint Virtual Summit wrapped up earlier today, where the future of the connected workplace was showcased by highlighting many of the exciting updates coming to SharePoint and OneDrive over the...
video

Participants in the OpenStack Summit last week departed Boston with a sense of renewed hope and energy. Not only were there clear indicators of the project’s continuing maturity, but the community responded positively...

Recent Posts

For the second year in a row, Rackspace has been recognized as one of the country’s Best Workplaces for Millennials by Fortune and Great...