Coming: Greater Open Source Integration for OpenStack

Now that we're back from the OpenStack Summit in Sydney, we want to share the Rackspace view on an exciting announcement from the OpenStack Foundation: its intent to expand OpenStack’s ability to...

Insights into HAProxy Load-Balancing on OpenStack Private Clouds

In this two-part series, we discuss the economic and technical benefits of HAProxy, an open-source load balancing solution. This post will identify the benefits and help you understand how we implement...

Commonwealth Bank: Using OpenStack as its Integration Engine

OpenStack’s role in edge computing, scientific research and multi-cloud architectures was highlighted in a morning full of OpenStack Summit keynotes from companies as diverse as AT&T, Huawei, Adobe and Commonwealth Bank...

3 Tips for Building an Effective Google Cloud Platform Operations Team

Building a cloud operations team isn’t a new concept. But what if you need to build an operations team from the ground up for your applications that are running on Google...

Know your risk: ruling out downtime with Azure

When I work with customers to design new applications, I come across a very common story, that while understandable, is leaving organisations open to significant operational risk and reputational damage. Below, I...

Retail tech moves fast. But do retailers need help with the sprint, or the...

I saw the huge amount of change rocking the retail ecosystem at two major events recently – SAP Hybris Live and the Sitecore Symposium, which saw the launch of Sitecore V9....

5 Steps to Focus Your Cloud Optimization Efforts

Let me know if this sounds familiar: You’re tasked with optimizing your cloud infrastructure. Cost savings are needed. You focus your attention on your largest monthly expense — a fleet of EC2...

Unlocking the OpenStack Cloud Expertise of Our Rackers

For many people, Rackspace and OpenStack are linked together like bangers and mash. Sure, they're technically separate ingredients, but together, they’re more than the sum of their parts. The same goes for...

Protect Your VMware Investments While Moving into the Cloud

As I spent time on the show floor at VMworld 2017 talking to technicians about their cloud journeys, two common themes emerged, despite the varied industries these attendees represented. The first: it’s...
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Top 5 Reasons Rackspace Invested in our Partnership with Google

Rackspace is now more than seven months into our partnership with Google as its first managed services partner for Google Cloud Platform. Since we began servicing customers in July, more than 100 Rackspace...

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Rackspace Announces Completion of Datapipe Acquisition

LONDON – Nov. 16, 2017 - Rackspace® today announced that it has completed its transaction to acquire Datapipe, a managed services leader across public...