Rackspace Weekly Digest For December 21

Don’t know what to get the geek in your life this holiday season? Want an early look into how cloud computing will evolve in 2013? Trapped in the 1990s and want to get out? Well, look no further than the weekly digest for a handy geek gift guide, 2013 cloud predictions, tips to break out of 90s technology and much, much more.

Holiday Geek Gift Guide
It’s the final countdown to the holidays and if you still don’t know what to get that special geek in your life, consult our interactive Geek Gift Guide for some last-minute inspiration.

Cloud Predictions For 2013
From OpenStack innovation to Big Data, 2013 will be a massive year for cloud computing. Rackspace CTO John Engates recently shared his predictions for the cloud in 2013.

Santa Visits Rackspace
Santa stopped by Rackspace’s San Antonio headquarters, so we decided to ask some of the children of Rackers questions about the guy in the red suit, his reindeer and what presents they hope to get this year. Check out this video to see their responses.

Get Out Of The 90s
Watching movies on LaserDiscs and hosting sites on a server under your desk should be relics of the past. Get out of the 90s. Get with the future. Get into the Rackspace Cloud and check out one of our four totally killer videos: http://getoutofthe90s.com/

Rackspace CIO On Computerworld’s Premier 100 List
Rackspace CIO Steve Mills has been named to IDG Computerworld’s annual Premier 100 IT Leaders list, which showcases top IT professionals who have made a positive impact on their organizations through technology. Congrats Steve!

Enterprise Open Cloud Forum
Join the Rackspace Advisory Services team every month in 2013 for our Enterprise Open Cloud Forum webinar series. This is your chance to learn from our cloud experts and hear about the latest news for your enterprise. Register for our Wednesday, January 9th session here and join Lisa Larson, Anand Bhadouria and Rackspace CIO Steve Mills as they discuss adopting a service provider mentality.

Running Jekyll On The Rackspace Cloud
In a recent two-part series, guest blogger Philip Thomas detailed moving his WordPress site to Jekyll and then offered a guide to running a Jekyll site on the Akamai-powered Rackspace Cloud Files CDN.

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