Rackspace Product Manager Grant Herbon has used his sabbatical to embarked on a cross-country trek to hit a number of Major League Baseball games while raising money for Windcrest Little League (donate here: http://windcrestbaseball.org/donations/) – he’s calling it Le Tour de Baseball 2012. In this post, Herbon talks about what he’s doing, and why. You can follow Herbon’s journey and read about each of his stops along the tour here: http://www.bgh2.com/
We talk a lot about our amazing culture and how great it is to work at Rackspace. We’re a little biased, of course, because we live it every day; so it’s an awesome honor when an independent party gives Rackspace a nod and says it’s one of the best places in the country to work in IT.
Rackspace’s Austin office ranked No. 3 in the 2012 Austin Business Journal’s Best Places to Work. This marks the second time Rackspace Austin has made the list, and in just a year we climbed from No. 23 to No. 3.
Here at Rackspace, we pride ourselves on our unique culture. We strive to create an environment where Rackers volunteer their best and exceed customer expectations through Fanatical Support, and we do so in a way that few companies do.
Cloud deployments can be stressful. So can developing for OpenStack, the open source cloud software. Good thing for Racker Vish Ishaya he has a background as a monk and a meditation instructor and is well-trained in the arts of coping with stress.
Geoffrey Canada, famous educator, social activist and head of the Harlem Children’s Zone, gave Rackspace an education Tuesday, urging business and community leaders and individuals to get involved in education to preserve one of the country’s greatest resources: children.