This is a guest post written and contributed by Steve Drake, Vice President of Business Development at FeedHenry, a Rackspace partner and maker of a Mobile Application Platform for creative app development, easy integration and rapid deployment.
Amid all of the buzz around cloud technology, it is critical for IT organizations to understand the economic aspects of this technology beyond differences between CapEx and OpEx that have been discussed ad nauseam.
Performance is a key consideration in any infrastructure decision and an important topic for our customers, and therefore an important subject for Rackspace. Keeping a focus on performance and providing a high performance-to-price ratio is important for any cloud provider.
As one of the pillars of hybrid cloud, Rackspace Private Cloud started with a mission to build and operate private clouds powered by OpenStack in our data center, in a colocation facility or in a customer’s data center. In this weekly blog series, we’ll profile some of the key members of the Rackspace Private Cloud team to give you a glimpse into the inner workings of a team that’s helping to define and deliver the future of private and hybrid clouds.
Want a closer look at our new VMware® offering? Want a better understanding of what the hybrid cloud future looks like? Interested in seeing a technical demo of a next-generation orchestration tool, ServiceMesh Agility Platform™, which allows you to manage and control multiple heterogeneous clouds – all from a single pane of glass?
The hybrid cloud is the future for many companies. Businesses large and small are turning to blended infrastructure because it combines the best of all worlds: public cloud, private cloud and dedicated servers working together in any combination.
I know that it may be hard to believe, but the holiday shopping season is fast approaching. If you have an ecommerce site, or have aspirations to set up an ecommerce solution, you need to start preparing now.