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Rackspace Weekly Digest: September 12

Cloud Industry Insights by Andrew Hickey – September 12th, 2014

This week, we gear up for Rackspace::Solve New York, show you how to set up your Rackspace email on the iPhone 6 and launch a new Master Agent Program. Check out all that and more in the weekly digest.

Hitting Climate Change Hard, Hack4Good Style

Cloud Industry Insights by Vyjayanthi Vadrevu – September 11th, 2014

Rackspace is so excited, once again, to sponsor Geeklist’s Hack4Good this weekend. This time around, the Hack4Good hackathon will focus on projects and prototypes that address global climate change.

Commando.io: A Geekdom Startup That Simplifies Server Management

Partner & Customer Updates by John McKenna – September 11th, 2014

Commando.io is a Rackspace Startup Program member using the Rackspace Managed Cloud to build a tool to simplify server management.

Does A Hosted Virtualized Environment Require New Tools?

Cloud Industry Insights by Brent Scotten – September 10th, 2014

Many enterprises have invested millions of dollars over the years in IT management, monitoring and automation solutions for their data centers. So a natural question that arises when considering migration of workloads to hosted environments is around management tools. What new capabilities will be required? What new skills will our organization need? Is our existing toolset extensible at all?

Rackspace::Solve New York: How CloudMine Solves For High Mobile Performance In Regulated Environments

Partner & Customer Updates by Marc Weil – September 9th, 2014

At Rackspace::Solve New York on September 18, CloudMine will present how it solves for high mobile performance in regulated environments. Here’s a sneak peek from CloudMine and registration information for Rackspace::Solve New York.

Rackspace::Solve New York: How Under Armour Solves For Rapid Ecommerce Growth

Partner & Customer Updates by Brian McManus – September 8th, 2014

At Rackspace::Solve New York on September 18, Under Armour will discuss how it partners with Rackspace to solve for rapid ecommerce growth. Here’s a sneak peek from Under Armour and registration information for Rackspace::Solve New York.

How bfw Advertising Protects Its Web Apps

Partner & Customer Updates by Cliff Turner – September 8th, 2014

bfw Advertising is a full service advertising agency with expertise in building websites. However, bfw Advertising does not have expertise in cloud or Web Application Firewall (WAF) technologies. In order to focus on its business, bfw Advertising turned to Rackspace Managed Cloud and Alert Logic.

Expanding Our Partner Network With A Master Agent Program

Partner & Customer Updates by Will Knight – September 8th, 2014

As part of our continued effort to better serve our partners, we’re expanding our Rackspace Partner Network to include a new Master Agent/Agent Program, a program through which a new segment of partners can offer Rackspace Managed Cloud and award-winning Fanatical Support to their end customers.

How Downtime Impacts The Bottom Line 2014 [Infographic]

Cloud Industry Insights by Lizetta Staplefoote – September 8th, 2014

This year’s research confirms that downtime is still causing headaches for end-users and IT professionals. However, in addition to the frustration caused by outages, it’s also costing businesses more than ever. Take a look in the How Downtime Impacts the Bottom Line 2014 infographic.

Rackspace::Solve New York: How SumAll Solves For Big Data, Scale

Partner & Customer Updates by Dane Atkinson – September 5th, 2014

At Rackspace::Solve New York on September 18, SumAll will discuss how it uses ObjectRocket and Rackspace to solve the challenges of big data and scale. Here’s a sneak peek from SumAll and registration information for Rackspace::Solve New York.

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