San Antonio’s RackSpace is about to take over a million-square-foot mall in a bad part of town. Why? Well, in this two part presentation, Graham Weston, chairman, Dirk Elmendorf, Chief Technology Evangelist and Founder and Lew Moorman, SVP of Strategy and Corporate Development, tell me why, give us a tour, and discuss the future plans of its business. Hear how Weston convinced 1, 400 people to move after they all were against the idea.
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Rackspace is the hosting provider of choice for both small mom and pop businesses and Fortune 500 companies alike. But who hosts the hosting provider? I sat down with Victor Palma, a web scale engineer on the Rackspace Critical Sites team to find out how we host our website to ensure it doesn’t go down.
In just a few short years, cloud computing has transformed from an interesting buzzword into the future of the Internet. Rackspace has been on the leading edge of the cloud computing revolution, helping businesses and professionals get real value from the promise of the cloud. We’ve put together this Top 10 list of the most common cloud computing use cases illustrating our point of view on where we’ll see the cloud having the biggest impact in 2012.
CloudU Notebooks is a weekly blog series that explores topics from the CloudU certificate program in bite sized chunks, written by me, Ben Kepes, curator of CloudU. How-to’s, interviews with industry giants, and the occasional opinion piece are what you can expect to find. If that’s your cup of tea, you can subscribe here.
Travel is a key priority for the Rackspace Startup Program. We are constantly on the go visiting with startups and key partners. Keeping track of and using frequent flyer miles to save the company in travel expenses can be confusing at times. The Space Cowboys would like to introduce you to GoMiles.com who helps travelers take control of their frequent flyer and loyalty points once and for all, and help them get things travelers really care about…like free travel. It is the easiest and best way to manage your frequent flyer miles.
It’s no secret that Rackspace loves startups! Enough so that the company launched the Rackspace Startup Program this year and we’re committed to helping entrepreneurs drive the next generation of businesses by providing Cloud Computing hosting and coaching through select incubators, accelerators, investors and others who share our passion for startups. We are now over 30+ partners and 300+ companies strong in the program and growing. Every day, we meet these great startups that join the program and work hand in hand with our key partners in the startup community.
With LinkedIn being the world’s largest professional network on the Internet, with more than 135 million members in over 200 countries and territories, you probably have an account yourself. But have you spent the necessary time to maximize the effectiveness of your profile? Watch this video to learn how to make your LinkedIn profile shine.