How Private Cloud-as-a-Service Simplifies IT Transformation [Webinar]

Watch episode two of our five part IT Innovation webinar series.

Senior Director of Product Marketing Becky Trevino talks with CTO, Enterprise Division Sean Wedige and Director of Operations for the VMware Practice Travis Runty.

Join Rackspace for a five-session webinar event, where our experts will take an in-depth look at the value of expertise in accelerating your cloud journey, keeping your infrastructure up and running, securing your environment and optimizing operations for maximum productivity. Register for the sessions individually, or all at once.

Links to episodes that have already aired can be found at the bottom of this post.

How Private Cloud-as-a-Service Simplifies Your IT Transformation

Oct. 24 | 11 a.m. CST

Private cloud technology stacks built on VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V and OpenStack combine the efficiency and agility of public cloud, with the controlled performance and security of single-tenancy. Building, deploying and operating your own private cloud, however, is complex and challenging.



  • Senior Director of Product Marketing Becky Trevino
  • CTO, Enterprise Division Sean Wedige
  • Director of Operations for the VMware Practice Travis Runty


Don’t Let the Cloud Skills Gap Stop Innovation on Public Cloud

Oct. 26 | 11 a.m. CST

The cloud was supposed to open the floodgates of innovation. The reality, however, is that even in the cloud era, IT spends most of its time on routine maintenance. Discover how IT can spend less time operating and more time innovating by confronting the skills gap.


  • Senior Manager of Cloud Engineering and Azure Evangelist Kent Kingery
  • Google Cloud Platform Senior Product Manager Dan Sheppard
  • AWS Evangelist and Cloud Architect Eric Johnson


The First and Last Line of Cyber Defense: Your Experts

Oct. 31 | 11 a.m. CST

The success of any cyber security program begins and ends with the people — the analysts who detect and respond to threats. The problem is that the right talent is incredibly scarce and expensive. Discover how your business can confront the cybersecurity skills gap.


  • Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer David Neuman
  • Managed Security Director of Operations Daniel Clayton


A Guide to Cloud-Based ERP: Building a Case for Change

Nov. 2 | 11 a.m. CST

Are you transitioning to a new ERP system or migrating your current system to the cloud? If so, using the right tools and having the right team in place is essential to ensure successful implementation.


  • Senior Director of Professional Services Jaret Chiles
  • Director of SAP Operations Wes Mauer


Now on demand: 

The True Impact of the Skills Gap

Modern IT workforces are spending too much time on operational tasks and struggling to access the expertise they need to maximize returns on their technology investments. Businesses need a vigorous, multipronged strategy to confront the skills gap.


  • CTO John Engates
  • Senior Director of Professional Services Jaret Chiles

[Watch Now]

Take your next step toward transforming your IT organization. Register today.

Jaret Chiles joined Rackspace in 2007 as a resident expert in the area of cloud adoption and information security. In 2012 he helped pioneer and lead a specialized solution architecture team that is leveraged for Rackspace’s most complex and transformational client opportunities in addition to developing other startup teams for new Rackspace offerings. In 2016 Jaret joined the North Americas Professional Services division to drive scale and focus helping clients through transformational journeys to modern platforms and operational models. These services include large scale data center consolidation and transition planning, big data, application, and DevOps transformation in addition to many other enabling services to help clients adopt and grow a managed hosting environment. Jaret has been designing, implementing and supporting technical solutions for enterprise clientele for more than 18 years. He graduated from Texas A&M Corpus Christi with a BS in Computer Science in addition to a number of technical certifications.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here