Editor’s Pick “Tim just doesn’t hit me as a guy who’s excited about the future.”
Public or private cloud? New research commissioned by Rackspace suggests that IT managers won’t need to make that choice, and will opt for a combination of the two.
TrueAbility lets employers conduct technical assessments of job candidates in a live server environment, in an effort to make technical recruiting more efficient and accurate.
All that’s missing are the streamers, balloons, and cheesy Best Price Ev-ah signs. Because the price competition between Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and Rackspace is heating up so fast, the cloud market could be a massive virtual used car lot.
Hot database-as-a-service startup Cloudant has raised $12 million in its second round of funding.
Sponsored Post This is part three of a five-part series sponsored by Under the Radar aimed at helping innovative startups attract the attention of C-level executives. This week: Rachspace CMO Suaad Sait.
Microsoft stock, which is down a penny today, jumped from under $30 to over $31 almost immediately overnight, and has climbed almost 11 percent over the last month. That’s part of a fairly steady rise over the last three months which has added over $30 billion in value to the company.
Microsoft announced that it is opening up Windows Azure Infrastructure Services to general availability today — and is offering it cheaper than before.
IBM just announced that its cloud products and services will be based on open cloud architecture.
Cloud computing giant Rackspace has made a small but smart acquisition in ObjectRocket, a version of the MongoDB database that makes it lightning fast.
Cloud computing giant Rackspace has announced plans to partner up with the leading providers of open source data centers.
Soasta, a provider of cloud-based testing services, has been awarded a patent for leveraging more than 500,000 servers across the globe. The goal is to help companies setup tests, so they can avoid crashes and failures caused by an influx of website traffic.
Guest Post OpenStack has grown to dominate open-source cloud infrastructure projects in just two short years. Here’s why.
Investor and author Guy Kawasaki joined Rackspace’s renowned technology evangelist Robert Scoble for a frank discussion about the biggest technology trends.
Microsoft’s long-term strategy is to win over the large enterprises that are still using traditional disks before Amazon or Rackspace can get to them.
When you buy a car with a warranty, you still have to get it serviced. Your cloud infrastructure is no different. Cloud monitoring is a complex, highly competitive space. The experts break it down so you can avoid a full server meltdown.
Rackspace picked up Mailgun today, a Bay Area-based startup with a web service to create and manage email inboxes within apps.
Last week a fairly minor Amazon cloud outage knocked popular Q&A site Quora and part of Salesforce.com offline. Service quality at web giants Pinterest and Dropbox was affected. It was a fairly minor incident compared to last year’s multi-day meltdown that took out Foursquare, Reddit, Scvngr, and others. But it was a good wake-up call: What are you doing to prepare your services for the next cloud failure?
Guest Post Cloud adoption is trending massively up and to the right. Yet many managers and CFOs are still wary about becoming heavily dependent on cloud technologies, mostly due to questions around cost, security, and the challenge of managing many disparate accounts.
Industry analysts like to refer to 2011 as “the year the cloud arrived.” But now that it’s here, what are we going to do with it?
The hard-working nerds at Rackspace have a gift for you: Dreadnot, their homebrewed software deployment solution.
Cloud-based software giant Salesforce.com has agreed to buy performance management firm Rypple for an undisclosed sum, the two companies announced today.
[vimeo 33248104 w=640 h=360] Hanging out with Paul Querna, a longtime Node.js core contributor and Rackspace’s systems architect, is more fun than a basket of kittens.
Box.net, which provides cloud storage services for the enterprise, announced its third-party developer network today, called the Box Innovation Network, or /bin.
Editor's Pick [vimeo 32176527 w=640 h=360] Rackspace CTO John Engates knows the cloud — it’s kind of his bread and butter.
Editor's Pick Anyone who who follows technology trends has undoubtedly heard the term “cloud service” thrown around a few gazillion times over the past few months. But if you don’t know the difference between terms such as PaaS, IaaS and SaaS, don’t fret — you’re far from alone.
The CloudBeat category has been sitting atop VentureBeat’s homepage for a few months, but today we’re officially launching the channel with web app performance manager New Relic as our channel sponsor.