Financial services and cloud adoption: fast-tracking to the future

The AWS Cloud is enabling scalable, flexible, and cost-effective solutions for banking and payments, capital markets, and insurance organisations, from startups to global enterprises. To support the seamless integration and deployment...

AI and cybersecurity – a role for humans?

I come from a military intelligence and cyber operations background, where an intelligence-led approach often contributed significantly to mission success. In this blog, I’ll focus on the role of intelligence and...

Comparing (All The) Costs of Managed Hosting vs. On-Prem DIY

At Rackspace, companies frequently ask us what to do with legacy applications that weren’t built for the cloud. They know it's critical to modernize their IT, but cost is a factor. Should...

GDPR countdown – quick wins and opportunities

With the enforcement date approaching, organisations are moving quickly to ensure readiness and compliance with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Businesses large and small have had years to prepare for the...

Does Your Current Email Strategy Make the Grade? [Quiz]

A consistent common denominator among thriving businesses and successful individuals is their reliance on email for productivity and as a dynamic tool for collaboration. From sending confidential data to executing a marketing...

Focus on Zero Trust Leads to Optimism About Future of Security

Optimism. That’s what I walked away with after the RSA Conference in San Francisco last month, and that’s new for me. I attend the RSA conference for a lot of reasons. First of...

Peeling back layers of security – The Onion Principle in AWS

What's the most common thing you've heard from detractors of the public cloud? "It’s insecure!" This misconception is quickly changing, even among late adopters, with AWS providing a range of products and...

Multi cloud, security and the Board – fresh insights from IT leaders on ‘grasping...

For many businesses, it’s no longer a question of whether to move to the cloud, but rather how to deliver cloud solutions securely. Many IT leaders recognise they need to make security...

Three Tips (and an Invitation) for Modernising Your IT Infrastructure

Beginning this week, Rackspace is teaming up with Google and Red Hat to offer free interactive "Modernise IT" workshops in a handful of cities around the country. For those who can't make a...

Managed security and Google Cloud Platform – a question of trust

With more organisations using Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to run critical workloads as part of their multi-cloud strategy, Rackspace Managed Security (RMS) has extended our managed security services provision (MSSP) to...

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