Rackspace Weekly Digest: June 20

This week, we unveiled OnMetal, a new single-tenant, bare-metal server option to help our customers scale and eliminate complexity. We also added a new chat function to Rackspace Webmail; heard from a customer on the power of managed cloud; and showcased how we help our customers prepare for high traffic events. Check out all that and more in this week’s digest.

OnMetal: The Right Way To Scale
This week at GigaOm Structure, Rackspace President Taylor Rhodes unveiled OnMetal, a new single-tenant, bare-metal server offering. With OnMetal, we’re waging war on complexity and offering a simpler way to scale. Check out Taylor’s Structure keynote in full.

Kabbee Slams The Brakes On Unsupported Infrastructure
London-based Kabbee got fed up with the lack of support it received from its previous hosting provider. It turned to Rackspace for a managed cloud partner to share its journey.

Instant Messaging (Chat) For Rackspace Webmail
Instant Messaging is almost as critical a business communication tool as email or the telephone. Our Rackspace Email customers have made this clear to us in recent months – and we’ve listened. So please join us in welcoming the newest member of the Rackspace Webmail application suite: Chat.

How Cloud Sites Rises To Super Spikes
Here is a guide of the measures your Cloud Sites team takes in an effort to provide the smoothest transition during a high traffic event.

Email For Ecommerce: Managing Your Reputation
If you run an ecommerce site, email is critical to your business. In this blog series, we dig deeper into some of the areas ecommerce sites should consider when working with email. Here, we examine managing your reputation.

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