Tags: Rackspace

Rackspace reacts to EU data protection rules

Rackspace has announced its first data centre in Frankfurt, Germany. The data centre is in response to new data protection requirements from the EU and Switzerland. The company is to use the data centre to deliver managed IT infrastructure to customers in the DACH region. According to Alex Fuerst, Vice President of DACH at Rackspace:…

Major Hayden talks Rackspace and cloud security

During a recent visit to San Antonio, Enterprise Times was lucky enough to catch up with Major Hayden, Principal Architect, Rackspace. We were interested in what he thought about the current state of cloud security and in particular how mature customers were. It was a very interesting conversation especially when it came to the expectations…

Rackspace moves into ERP management space

All Posts Rackspace has announced it plans to acquire TriCore Solutions. The deal, if it complete, will be the biggest in the history of Rackspace. Importantly, it will take Rackspace out of its historic comfort zone and open source arena and into enterprise apps. TriCore Solutions specialises in enterprise apps management especially ERP management. According…

Rackspace announces Application Operations service

Rackspace has announced the launch of Application Operations. Customers will get access to a range of services that are aimed at improving website performance along with Java and .Net applications. There will also be help tuning applications from Adobe, Oracle and SAP. According to Brannon Lacey, vice president and general manager of applications and platforms…

Angel Diaz talks about OpenStack Interop

At the OpenStack Summit in Barcelona, 16 vendors stood on stage and demonstrated interoperability. This was a major breakthrough for OpenStack. It marked a significant departure from just 18 months earlier when the OpenStack Foundation had chided vendors for creating lots of proprietary solutions. Enterprise Times sat down with Angel Diaz, IBM Vice President, Cloud…

Rackspace warns of Black Friday chaos

Across the world retailers are beginning to deal with the start of the seasonal shopping crisis. This is a self-made crisis as many of them won’t be prepared for the impact on their website. The issue is a lack of preparation and planning. While retailers around the world will end up with crashing websites and lost…

Xero Roadshow rolls into London

The Xero Roadshow London was held at the British Museum. The attendance was more than 400 people, almost twice the number that attending the main conference Xerocon in 2012. If it had been much higher even the overflow auditorium would have filled. The event allowed Xero partners the opportunity to learn about the latest news…

The Rackspace State of Open Source 

As the OpenStack Summit in Barcelona kicks off, Rackspace has released a report entitled ‘The State of Open Source’. With every conference seemingly extolling the virtues of open source software, this report is timely. It manages to differentiate between enterprise open source and the wider open source software market. What is Enterprise Open Source? Enterprise open…

OpenPOWER continues to power forward

At the OpenPOWER Summit in San Jose the OpenPOWER Foundation has announced more than 50 new products. While most are based on the POWER8 processor there were also announcements around the POWER9 which many have been waiting for. With just 30 existing OpenPOWER-based solutions already shipping, these announcements show a significant take-up of the platform.…