Rackspace and Microsoft have a long-standing partnership hosting enterprise applications. A four-time Microsoft Hosting Partner of the year, Rackspace already provides Fanatical Support for over 10,000 compute instances running Microsoft SQL Server. The symbiotic nature of infrastructure expertise and mature technology products is a focal reason customers choose hosted Microsoft solutions at Rackspace. The database […]
If you’ve ever wanted to host your own WordPress blog or learn more about the world’s most popular CMS, you’re in good company. By most counts, WordPress sites make up almost a quarter of all websites. Amongst CMS based sites, WordPress accounts for about 60 percent of the sites. Last week Rackspace was happy to announce […]
Here at Rackspace, we have a strong commitment to open source software and communities, in particular open source databases. One such technology is Redis, which has seen a lot of growth since its inception in 2009. During the past six years, the community has grown to over 150 contributors with almost 5,000 code releases. If […]
Rackspace and AvePoint will co-host a free webinar on Tuesday, February 3rd at 11:30am ET to discuss “What is cloud and its impact on the future of SharePoint?” The webinar will feature four SharePoint MVP panelists: Dux Sy (CTO, AvePoint); Shyam Oza (Sr. Product Manager, AvePoint); Jeff DeVerter (Sr. Director, Rackspace); Todd Klindt (Architect, Rackspace). Register now for the webinar!
In continuation of our New Year’s Resolution for IT series, we’d like to offer up a more in-depth look into our second resolution: “Becoming a Service Provider to the Business.” Many of you may already be on your own journey to adopting a service provider model. This post and the January 28th webinar are designed […]
Today, Rackspace announces the unlimited availability of Dedicated VMware vCloud®, the most recent addition to our Managed Private Cloud portfolio. Dedicated vCloud is a single-tenant, hosted environment that enables enterprises to take the next step in their virtualization journey by offering advanced automation, self-service, hosted catalogs and access to the vCloud API and vCloud web […]
Whether it’s between two people or a dozen, good collaboration depends on effective communication, goal setting and on-the-fly problem solving. These factors come with challenges that mobility presents.
The New Year begins with a fresh start and new ideas. If you happen to be working on a new application—or are redesigning one that you have in production—you may want to consider architecting your app to run on the cloud. To assist you with this, Rackers BK Box, Caleb Groom and Ryan Walker authored […]
Your data footprint is getting larger. From documents and contracts to family photos and beloved songs, your data and files are important pieces of your life – both business and personal. What would you do if you could no longer access your data? Here are five tips to avoid falling victim to ransomware hackers.
Cloud Office at Rackspace thrived in 2014 with major product developments and huge customer wins. Each year Cloud Office teams strategize on how to provide the best services and products for our customers worldwide. The execution of those strategies in 2014 resulted in a mega year for Cloud Office and our customers alike. Here’s a Cloud Office year in review.