IT Transformation: Optimizing Your Cloud Journey

IT transformation isn’t a one-and-done project. The Rackspace Customer Cloud Journey framework breaks the process into six steps – plan, assess, design, migrate, manage and optimize. Even though it’s listed as the final...
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Container Training at Rackspace: Not Your Mama’s Tupperware

Is there a hotter technology than containers right now? Companies are incorporating containers into their cloud plans more than ever before, but there are still a lot of folks who are...

Linux on Azure? How Microsoft Learned to Love Open Source

“Microsoft doesn’t play well with Linux.” Like a lot of people familiar with Linux, that’s what I used to think. Who wouldn’t? Even to the most uninitiated enduser, open source computing would...

Rackspace Delivers OpenStack as a Service, Powered by Red Hat

Rackspace is all about customer choice, providing Fanatical Support on the world’s leading technologies. With this in mind for our OpenStack-as-a-Service portfolio, we’re pleased to announce the addition of a managed OpenStack private cloud powered by Red Hat.

More #FakeNews: The Death of OpenStack

Over the last two years, there have been articles in the press suggesting OpenStack is in trouble. These reports typically cite vendors who are exiting the market or laying off OpenStack employees....
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Avoiding Groundhog Day: How to Get the Most Out of AWS

Remember the early nineties film Groundhog Day? In the movie, Bill Murray’s character, Phil, was required to live the same day repeatedly until he got it right. For a while, he...

Three Tips (and an Invitation) for Modernizing Your IT Infrastructure

Beginning this week, Rackspace is teaming up with Google and Red Hat to offer free interactive "Modernize IT" workshops in a handful of cities around the country. For those who can't make a...
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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 benefits of Azure and Datapipe managed services in modern IT ...

The IT landscape is evolving rapidly, driven by a range of new trends and technological advances, and leading many companies to rethink their infrastructure strategies. Some of the more successful cloud...
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Part 2: Building a Serverless Architecture with AWS

In part one of this series, we learned how to host a website in an AWS S3 bucket. Now that we have our site up and running, the next thing we...

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Looking ahead to 2020 – Joel Friedman, Rackspace CTO, offers his...

As we enter 2020, hybrid and multi-cloud will continue to gain traction, as will software as a service (SaaS). Security remains a tough nut...