Another award-winning week is in the books here at the Rack. From being recognized for our open cloud efforts to expanding our Rackspace Training for OpenStack offerings, it's been a busy one. Read about all that and more in this week's digest.
We're nearing the end of the summer months and inching toward the busy holiday season. If you're an ecommerce retailer, you'll want to check out our posts on preparing for a spike in online traffic. We've also got the latest news on our battle against patent trolls, as well as a tutorial on how you can install Rackspace Private Cloud in under a half hour. Check it out in this week's edition of the Rackspace Weekly Digest.
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.