Posts Tagged ‘ RackSpace ’

Cloud Desktop Virtualization

Rackspace announced a new Cloud service, desktop virtualization on the Cloud. Rackspace Hosting is a major Managed Hosting and Cloud Computing service provider. With this new service, customers can host their virtual desktop platform with Rackspace as opposed to internal solutions such as, Citrix XenDesktop. According to Gartner hosted virtual desktops will be the...
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Cloud Load Balancers available at Rackspace

Rackspace enhances its Cloud Computing services with Load balancing solutions. Cloud-based load balancing gives Rackspace customers the ability to scale up/down mission critical applications through high availability configurations. Based on Zeus Technology, the solution provides API and control panel access, multiple protocols and algorithms, session persistence and other load balancing features. Zeus products are...
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Support for OpenStack Platforms

Rackspace are now offering support services to organizations running OpenStack as their cloud operating system. Rackspace Cloud Builders is a new business that offers training, certification and support to companies and service providers. OpenStack is an open source Cloud operating system which Rackspace uses throughout its infrastructure. Rackspace can provide companies both the hands-on...
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OpenStack

OpenStack is an open source cloud project that was initiated by Rackspace and NASA six months ago. Today there are Forty companies working together to standardize application deployments and interoperability in the Cloud. Turning the various Cloud infrastructures into a bigger Cloud in terms of technical compatibility would help us avoid what is called...
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Rackspace and Akamai Technologies join forces

Rackspace and Akamai Technologies join forces to offer web acceleration and cloud optimization services as part of Rackspace portfolio. This means that Rackspace customers will now enjoy better transfer speeds and services of data stored in the cloud. Akamai Technologies specializes in content delivery networks (CDNs) and will enhance Rackspace content delivery infrastructure, plus...
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Cloud Update – Rackspace acquires CloudKick

In mid December one of the top Cloud hosting providers, RackSpace announced the acquisition of CloudKick. CloudKick offers a web application that helps organizations manage their cloud servers. CloudKick is a two year old succesful company that enjoys a big customer base and RackSpace has confirmed that it has taken on the CloudKick staff as part of...
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