As the Rackspace Private Cloud team meets with companies, organizations, and individuals around the world, we often discuss the advantages of cloud and why a private cloud solution may be the right fit for them. I recently presented a webinar on “Why Private Cloud,” where I summarized the 3 top considerations driving customers to a private cloud solution:
I’m a recovering Product Manager who just joined Rackspace a few months ago. Until recently, Rackspace has been relatively limited in the private cloud options we offer to our customers. This has forced some of our customers to either not come to Rackspace when they wanted to experience our Fanatical Support or we forced them to change technologies. I struggle not to write something that reflects a product brief, but the reality is that I’m very excited that we have added a new service that truly responds to our customers’ demands.
The IT hero over the last decade has been the CIO who has been able to reduce costs, rather than innovate and drive the top line for businesses. The cloud is starting to change this trajectory, Michelle Bailey, senior vice president of digital infrastructure and data initiatives at 451 Research, said Thursday at Rackspace::Solve New York.
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.
Are you new to OpenStack? Then you won’t want to miss this! This Wednesday, join me, Niki Acosta, Rackspace Cloud Evangelista, and Scott Sanchez, Rackspace Director of Strategy, as we provide a no-nonsense introduction to OpenStack powered public, private and hybrid clouds. Attendees will learn how companies of all sizes are leveraging OpenStack and the automation it enables to fuel innovation and reduce time to market.