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Rackspace Weekly Digest: September 19

This week, we hosted Rackspace::Solve New York, heard from new Rackspace CEO Taylor Rhodes, took home our fifth Steve Award in two years and much more. Check out all of that and more in the weekly digest.
Filed in Cloud Industry Insights on September 19th, 2014 by Andrew Hickey

Rackspace::Solve New York: Collaboration Is Key To Overcome Business Challenges

Among the presentations this week at Rackspace::Solve New York, one clear theme emerged: the power of collaboration. More than 300 attendees, including business leaders and developers from dozens of companies, spent a day in lower Manhattan sharing strategies for solving some of the toughest challen…

Filed in Cloud Industry Insights on September 19th, 2014 by Leezia Dhalla

Rackspace::Solve NY: Growing Your Business With Private Cloud

The IT hero over the last decade has been the CIO who has been able to reduce costs, rather than innovate and drive the top line for businesses. The cloud is starting to change this trajectory, Michelle Bailey, senior vice president of digital infrastructure and data initiatives at 451 Research, sai…

Filed in Cloud Industry Insights on September 18th, 2014 by Leezia Dhalla

Rackspace::Solve NY: The ‘Second Stage Cloud’

Businesses have moved beyond the exploration phase of the cloud and are now at the rationalization phase, the second of three technology adoption cycles, James Station, vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research told the crowd Thursday at Rackspace::Solve New York.…

Filed in Cloud Industry Insights on September 18th, 2014 by Andrew Hickey

A Defining Moment For Rackspace

As many of you may have seen, yesterday Rackspace made two big announcements: 1) we announced the end of formal evaluation of M&A transactions, and 2) we announced that I have been named CEO of Rackspace. We believe these announcements coupled with our laser-sharp focus on Fanatical Support and …

Filed in Cloud Industry Insights on September 17th, 2014 by Taylor Rhodes

A Smarter Alternative To Data Center Expansion

The past decade has been difficult for many IT organizations. Economic conditions and financial pressures have resulted in ever tightening IT budgets. These constraints have required CIOs to focus resources on ensuring the availability, reliability and stability of the most business critical systems…

Filed in Cloud Industry Insights on September 17th, 2014 by Brent Scotten

On DevOps And Soccer: Building A Winning Team

The globe was gripped with World Cup fever this past summer. But more impressive to me was the monumental shift in the talent and performance of the US National Team. Since we hosted the World Cup in 1994, our team has matured from a ragtag group to one that can compete against top talent. There are…

Filed in Cloud Industry Insights on September 16th, 2014 by John Yi

Ice Buckets Of…Security Awareness?

The other night while eating dinner, my wife and I were talking about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos that have dominated the web recently. I mentioned one that I thought was particularly well done (if you are interested, I was referring to Dave Grohl from the Foo Fighters and his spoof of the f…

Filed in Cloud Industry Insights on September 16th, 2014 by Herbie Zimmerman

Come See Rackspace SharePoint Specialists At SPTechCon

SPTechCon starts today in Boston, and as the No. 1 managed SharePoint specialist, Rackspace will have several of our SharePoint experts on-hand throughout the show sharing their expertise and helping you get up to speed on all things SharePoint.…

Filed in Cloud Industry Insights on September 16th, 2014 by Andrew Hickey

Rackspace Cloud University Earns Bronze Brandon Hall Learning Excellence Award

Rackspace Cloud University (CloudU) earned a bronze award for excellence in the Best Custom Content category on September 10 as part of the 20th Annual Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards.
Filed in Cloud Industry Insights on September 15th, 2014 by Steven Villarreal
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