The kids are officially back to school and we’re moving closer to fall. Here at the Rack, we haven’t slowed down. This week, we opened a new Geekdom location in San Francisco; gathered with major research institutes to discuss open technologies and high performance computing; and spotlighted some use cases for Rackspace Private Cloud. Check out all of this and more in the weekly digest.
August has been huge month for all things open. Last week, we touched down in San Francisco for three days of wall-to-wall action on virtualization and OpenStack at VMworld. We also published a post detailing how a hybrid cloud approach can help reduce the Big Data problem, and another explaining how a Microsoft .NET developer can contribute to open source projects. Check it out in this week’s edition of the Rackspace Weekly Digest.
This week, we made yet another breakthrough in our battle against patent trolls who try to stifle innovation from American businesses. We also extended on-premise VMware environments to the hybrid cloud and created an awesome infographic to help you up your marketing game at national tech conferences. And that’s not all: Next week, you can find our cloud evangelists in San Francisco for the 10th anniversary of VMworld. Until then, here’s a roundup of this week’s highlights:
In the past six months, we’ve published the OpenStack Security Guide, launched our complimentary Rackspace Cloud Migration Services and migrated nearly 200 servers from our IAD data center to our DFW data center. We’ve had a strong first half of the year, and it’s safe to say that we’re just beginning. You can check out what we’ve been up to in this week’s edition of the Rackspace Weekly Digest.
Here at the Rack, we move at a swift pace. In the past week we’ve made strides in our battle against patent trolls and wrapped up our first summer internship program for tech-savvy high school students at the Open Cloud Academy. In case you missed anything, here’s a breakdown of notable news and happenings at Rackspace.
This week, Rackspace was back on Capitol Hill to talk about the importance of developers, open source and individual users as content creators and innovators. We also launched a new blog series to profile some key members of our private cloud team, and showcased the entrepreneurial success of Rackspace Startup Program members. Check out all that and more in this week’s edition of the Rackspace Weekly Digest.
It’s been a huge week for us at Rackspace. We’ve developed a new partnership with the Lean In nonprofit, made strides in our battle against patent trolls and had a huge presence at OSCON in Portland. You can read all about it – and more – in this week’s edition of the Rackspace Weekly Digest.
This week, we unveiled some cool new apps: one that allows you to create and manage Cloud Servers on-the-go, and another that gives you access to Cloud Files storage from SharePoint. We’re also focusing on social issues that matter to Rackers, like promoting better air quality and clean energy and spending more time volunteering in our community. Check out the details in this week’s edition of the Rackspace Weekly Digest.
July Fourth wasn’t the only cause for celebration his week. Here at the Rack, we celebrated a major hybrid cloud collaboration to dig deeper into the mysteries of the universe; we offered job support to Rackers who become Code For America Fellows; and we heard from another of our customers about the benefits of a hybrid cloud. Check out this week’s digest for all that and more.
This month, we’ve talked a lot about the evolution of OpenStack and how developers are the key innovators for any business in this new IT world. Don’t worry if you missed out because we’re spotlighting all that and more – including DBA Services, hybrid cloud customers, hacking and automated deployments – in this edition of the Rackspace Weekly Digest.