The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) will kick off a new series of monthly webinars for Linux and open source professionals at 1 p.m. CDT Tuesday, August 20. The first installment will answer the question “What is OpenStack?”
Compelling consumer applications are created every day. As your data center needs more capacity, the cloud will be critical to success. Are you ready for the IT implications, both internally and externally? What are the key considerations to help plan for the needed capacity over time? And how can the cloud best work with your existing applications?
Recently, we told you that we’ve been hearing a lot from customers who are frustrated by the limitations of one-size-fits-all clouds. These customers wanted a computing approach where their workloads can run best and most cost-effectively. That’s why we at Rackspace are working to provide you with our hybrid cloud.
With all of the recent buzz around hybrid cloud, I sat down recently with Rackspace CTO John Engates and James Staten, vice president and principal analyst with Forrester, for a recorded webinar discussing public, private and hybrid cloud – the definitions, how to get started and what both of these industry leaders are hearing from CIOs.
The business value of cloud computing – or “cloudonomics” – is taking the world by storm. The changes in the IT landscape are forcing C-level executives to evaluate even the most basic businesses practices that they’ve held sacred.