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