This is What a Successful Migration Strategy Looks Like

I recently wrote about the three steps smart enterprises take to guarantee successful application migrations to the cloud; today I want to offer a real-world example of what a successful complex migration looks...

Our Award-Winning Infrastructure Roots Support Everything We Do

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, containers, serverless architecture — all are exciting, sexy technologies with the potential to fundamentally change how companies do business. Yet all those technologies are only as good as...

OpenStack-Multa Part 2: configuring your infrastructure VMs using Ansible

In the first part of this blog series, I covered why you might deploy OpenStack on top of OpenStack using Heat and Ansible. If you followed part one, you’ll have deployed...
Service Blocks

Service Blocks – build your own cloud managed service

Over a twenty-year career buying and selling IT services, ten of which I’ve spent building my own managed service practice, it’s fair to say I’ve seen some challenges. The market in...

OpenStack-Multa Part 1: deploying on VMs using Heat

In an ideal world, every OpenStack deployment should have a 'staging' version, so production critical workloads can be tested against the next release.  You should also have an R&D environment for...

Six Key Reasons to Switch to a Cloud-Based Data Warehouse

Data warehouses, which aggregate data from multiple sources so it can be analyzed and acted upon, are critical for business growth. Their ability to quickly process the massive volumes of data...
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Disaster Recovery Explained for Business Leaders

As business leaders, it’s part of our job to prepare for the unexpected, and that includes our IT systems. While severe weather-related outages and cybersecurity breaches make the news, even the smallest...

3 Steps to Simplify Application Migration to the Cloud

Migrating enterprise applications to the cloud is now mandatory for companies that wish to lead in this digital world. Enterprise applications that used to support 100 to 1,000 internal users may now...

Six Common Cloud Challenges Felt Across Industries

Rackspace has always been fanatically obsessed with improving our customers’ outcomes. In 2018, that meant a new focus on understanding the needs of customers in specific industries. We hired industry experts to...

Finding the Right Partner for Application Modernization

Forward-looking organizations know they need to modernize their applications; according to Accenture, 85 percent of execs believe legacy IT hinders their ability to move to a digital model. They know that modernizing apps offers...

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Rackspace Delivers End-to-End Management for AWS Database Services

LONDON – January 18, 2019 – Rackspace today announced the launch of Rackspace Managed Database Services for Amazon Web Services (AWS), a suite of services designed to accelerate customers’...