Rackspace Weekly Digest: May 30

This week, sustainability shines, Engagency talks about its Sitecore business, we welcome the dawn of managed cloud and much more. Check it out in this week’s digest.

The Dawn Of Managed Cloud
It’s still early days, but there is a fast growing segment of cloud customers who want a partner to do the heavy lifting for them. They want someone to manage the day-to-day operations that keep their workloads and their businesses running. They want a managed cloud.

Managed Infrastructure Frees Engagency To Focus On Sitecore Business
Having a dedicated team of Rackspace Sitecore hosting specialists a phone call away means that Engagency can stay focused on what we do best. Freeing up those cycles lets us please our customers by providing a level of support that would have been impossible otherwise, while at the same time letting us focus on accelerating Engagency’s success as a business.

Choosing An Open Source Content Management System [Infographic]
This infographic helps decipher some of the key differences between three of the most popular open source CMS platforms: WordPress, Drupal and Joomla.

Sustainability Shines In Springtime
Traditionally, April and May mark the busiest months of year for our Sustainability team, which is part of our Corporate Social Responsibility Team (CSR). Yes, there is the obvious Earth Day celebration that takes place during that time, but I want to share some of the highlights from the last six weeks on what the team is working on here at Rackspace.

Why We Craft OpenStack
In the sixth installment of our Why We Craft OpenStack video blog series, we hear from Rackspace Software Developer Diane Fleming.

The Pros And Cons Of Rebuilding Your Environment During Migration
So you’ve made up your mind that you’re going to move workloads onto a service provider’s infrastructure. Now you’re faced with a big question: should I rebuild my environment while migrating to avoid more disruption later? Here are eight pros and a few cons to consider when making your decision.

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