Rackspace Weekly Digest For July 16

Filed in Cloud Industry Insights by Andrew Hickey | July 16, 2012 2:00 pm

Rackspace moves at a swift pace. There’s always so much going on that you may have missed something. To fill you in on what you may have missed and to highlight some things that are coming soon, here’s a breakdown of notable news and happenings at Rackspace.

SharePoint Tuesday

Join us every first and third Tuesday of the month for an hour-long virtual Q & A hosted by top Rackspace SharePoint MVPs, formerly of SharePoint 911. Registration is limited to 50 participants so sign up today[1] and secure your spot for the next session, which will be held Tuesday, July 17th at 2 p.m. CDT.

Texas Is Tops In Tech

Rackspace’s home state of Texas took the No. 2 spot for technology and innovation[2] and the No. 1 spot for business overall in CNBC’s “America’s Top States For Business 2012” special report.

APIs In The Open Cloud

APIs have become a major talking point in the cloud discussion. To alleviate any confusion, here’s a handy infographic that dives into what an API is[3], what an API is for and how you might use APIs every day and not even realize it.

Why Support Open Cloud?

Show your support by uploading a short video or posting on our Facebook Timeline[4] showcasing the reasons you support Open Clouds. If we like your post, we might contact you for a full interview and feature on the Rackspace blog! Join the Open Cloud community today and start showing your support for Open Cloud technology.

Hear It Straight Up From Startups

The Rackspace Startup Program[5] has launched a new feature that dives into the lessons that startups learned – good and bad – when launching their businesses. In the first installment, Friendeo’s Bob Summers shares his insight[6].

Endnotes:
  1. sign up today: http://bit.ly/SharePointTues6
  2. Texas took the No. 2 spot for technology and innovation: http://www.rackspace.com/blog/texas-a-top-state-for-tech-innovation/
  3. what an API is: http://www.rackspace.com/blog/api-adoption-and-the-open-cloud-what-is-an-api-infographic/
  4. posting on our Facebook Timeline: http://bit.ly/I0evf3
  5. Rackspace Startup Program: http://www.rackspacestartups.com/
  6. Friendeo’s Bob Summers shares his insight: http://www.rackspace.com/blog/straight-up-startupfeaturing-bob-summers-chief-geek-at-friendeo/

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