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Rackspace Startup Program Global Startup Event Guide: November 2014

Partner & Customer Updates by John McKenna – October 30th, 2014

Within the startup movement, there are plenty of events happening globally in November 2014. The Rackspace Startup Program is here to keep you up to date with valuable information on events and happenings inside the global startup community. Here is a partial list of global startup events complied by the contributors of StartupDigest.

Businesses Are Finding Real Value, Cost Savings With DevOps

Cloud Industry Insights by Chris Jackson – October 30th, 2014

We polled 700 technology decision makers in the US, UK and Australia about DevOps adoption and found that among those familiar with DevOps 86 percent have either already implemented DevOps (51 percent) or is planning to adopt DevOps practices (35 percent). The survey confirmed that the business value of implementing DevOps is real.

Designing A Better DevOps Culture: An Inside Look At How Rackspace Does DevOps

frog design interviewed industry experts and practitioners for their insights and personal experiences with DevOps. When Rackspace’s San Francisco office opened its doors to us, we were uniquely pleased to have the opportunity to learn how its teams works to build an environment where DevOps can be a strategic advantage.

Bold Apps Extends Ops Team With Rackspace Managed Operations Service

Partner & Customer Updates by Eric Boisjoli – October 28th, 2014

With a Rackspace Managed Cloud and the Rackspace Managed Operations service Bold Apps doesn’t worry about the infrastructure that’s powering our apps. It greatly simplifies what we do. Rackspace knows our products – it’s not just hosting our servers. With our previous host, the support we received was basically them saying “Here’s some server space, deal with it.”

Use Compliance To Build A Great Security Program

Cloud Industry Insights by Cliff Turner – October 27th, 2014

In August, Rackspace and Alert Logic hosted a webinar on how compliance and security are related. If you missed the event, here’s a brief recap and full video of the webinar.

Where To Begin? The Journey To Managed Infrastructure Services And Greater Innovation

Cloud Industry Insights by Brent Scotten – October 27th, 2014

External cloud and managed infrastructure service providers offer attractive opportunities for IT to offload activities to focused vendors with economies of scale, experience and expertise.

Racksburg And Rocket Boy Homer Hickam Inspire And Launch Young Minds

Racker Culture by Thomas "Tweeks" Weeks – October 24th, 2014

Last month, Racksburg (the Rackspace Blacksburg offices) joined New River Valley Rocketry (NRVR) and several local community technology groups to support a very special STEM outreach rocket launch here in Virginia’s New River, attended by Homer Hickam of “October Sky” fame.

Rackspace Weekly Digest: October 24

Cloud Industry Insights by Andrew Hickey – October 24th, 2014

This week, we hosted our final Rackspace::Solve event of 2014 in Chicago; launched our Cloud Office at Rackspace business unit; asked whether IT support can scale; and much more. Check it all out in the weekly digest.

Rackspace Startup Program Spotlight On LifeCellar: Managing Digital Information On The Rackspace Managed Cloud

Partner & Customer Updates by John McKenna – October 23rd, 2014

Rackspace Startup Program member LifeCellar used the Rackspace Managed Cloud to build a digital wallet to manage important life information.

Cloud Office At Rackspace: Fanatical Support For All Of Your Collaboration And Productivity Needs

Cloud Industry Insights by Bret Piatt – October 23rd, 2014

Cloud Office at Rackspace is a one-stop shop for your collaboration and productivity tools. Under one roof we offer email hosting with Microsoft Exchange and Rackspace Email; collaboration with Microsoft SharePoint and Lync; file backup and protection with Jungle Disk; and more.

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