Latest Rackspace publications

Rackspace focuses on service as hunt for investor continues

The hunt by hosting services company, Rackspace, for a knight in shining armour with deep pockets continues while, in the meantime, the operation gets on with business. Toby Owen (pictured), the head of product strategy for the open cloud company, said the move to appoint a financial services company to assess its strategic options was… Read More

Docker commitment to open governance gets community thumbs-up

The move to create a board to help ensure the Docker container project stays true to its open ideals has been welcomed by major industry players. Docker, Inc, the commercial operation behind the eponymous open source project, said the Open Governance Advisory Board was “a next step towards a full open governance model”. Docker is… Read More

If you’re not winning, try to change the game

While the major cloud providers fight for market share on price, some smaller providers are thinking differently about how they charge and how they support customers writes Paul Miller  Amazon, Google and Microsoft have attracted a lot of the cloud attention of late, largely because of the sweeping price cuts they’ve all announced. For smaller… Read More

Big data analysis revolutionising business

Using big data and the cloud was leading to a business revolution said Toby Owen, head of technical strategy for Rackspace. He told delegates at Cloud Expo Europe of the efforts of parcel carrier UPS to calculate how its drivers could avoid left turns in right-hand drive countries because they took longer. Doing this saved… Read More

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