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Intel Unveils Details of 22nm Intel Atom Processors C2000 Product Family and 14nm Datacenter Products

Intel today announced that  it plans to “re-architect the data center” by virtualizing the network, enabling smart storage solutions and investing in innovative rack optimized architectures. With the new strategy, Intel aims to create  more agile, service-driven and easier to manage and operate  datacenters. Intel also  announced additional details about its next-generation Intel Atom processor C2000 product family  and  outlined its roadmap of next-generation 14nm system-on-chip (SoC) products for 2014 and beyond. The announcements were made at a  press event in San Francisco. Diane Bryant, Senior vice president and General manager, Datacenter and Connected Systems Group, Intel  highlighted company’s Rack Scale Architecture (RSA), an advanced design that  increases the utiliza...

IT Industry Veteran Rick Jackson Joins Rackspace Hosting as Chief Marketing Officer

IT industry veteran Rick Jackson  joined Rackspace Hosting  as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) on July 1, announced the company today. It’s becoming increasingly clear that a hybrid cloud approach will lead architectural plans for the future of IT. While so many companies are offering up a one-size-fits-all approach, Rackspace is uniquely positioned to offer customers specific solutions that optimize their business objectives.It’s a great honor to join a company so focused on its customers’ successes, combining technology leadership with Fanatical Support. – Rick Jackson, CMO, Rackspace Hosting. Jackson will lead Rackspace’s global marketing strategy and execution as the company works to strengthen its leadership position around hybrid cloud. Rick has over 25 years of IT industry experience ...

Rackspace Extends Cloud Operations Expertise to Enterprise Private Clouds; Launches OpenCenter

Rackspace Hosting , the open cloud company, yesterday announced major new features in its free and open source Rackspace Private Cloud Software, powered by OpenStack and supported by its own Fanatical Support services. Key among the new functionality in this release is OpenCenter, a single interface for deploying, configuring and operating clouds at scale in an enterprise data center. The news comes a few days after Rackspace  lowered the price for cloud bandwidth and content delivery network (CDN) services by 33 percent. New features of Rackspace Private Cloud Software include: OpenCenter – Drawing from experience of operating The Rackspace Open Cloud, OpenCenter provides a centralized graphical user interface and API that simplifies and automates the operational activities associated wit...

Rackspace Lowers Pricing on its Open Cloud Bandwidth and CDN by 33 Percent

The Rackspace Open Cloud is built upon a simple pricing model with no hidden costs or extra charges. This simple and straightforward pricing approach is a key part of how we help customers take advantage of the real value of the Rackspace Open Cloud, particularly for the next generation of bandwidth and content-centric web applications, which must deliver quality user experiences on a mobile and global basis. – John Engates, Chief Technology Officer,Rackspace. Rackspace Hosting , the open cloud company, has announced that it is lowering the price for cloud bandwidth and content delivery network (CDN) services by 33 percent. The company also announced that it is implementing tiered pricing for its open cloud product portfolio, starting with Cloud Files, its object storage service. The new p...

Rackspace Names Open Source Expert as New Vice President of Intellectual Property

Rackspace has named Van Lindberg as the new vice president of intellectual property . Lindberg brings a huge amount of experience to the table and the appointment helps to protect the company as it continues to expand its operations. This is an important time for the development of open cloud technology, as a variety of open cloud ecosystems are beginning to take shape. As the computing model continues to evolve, we look to help shape how the legal community responds to the new ways technology is offered and ensure Rackspace continues to set the pace of innovation within the open cloud revolution. – Van Lindberg. Before joining the cloud-hosting provider, Lindberg served as an expert in patent and property prosecution for Haynes and Boone, LLP in Richardson. During his six years at the com...

Appointment: Taylor Rhodes To Lead International Operations At Rackspace

DAILYHOSTNEWS, December 3, 2011 – Rackspace Hosting, the service leader in cloud computing, has announced that Taylor Rhodes has been appointed as Managing Director, International to lead the company’s business in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region. Rhodes is replacing David Kelly, Rackspace’s Senior Vice President, International. Kelly will be leaving Rackspace on February 29, 2012, to pursue entrepreneurial interests. Rhodes joined Rackspace in 2007 to lead the Intensive business unit, where he was responsible for delivering Fanatical Support to more than 1,000 of the company’s largest and most complex customers. Rhodes then went on to start up Rackspace Enterprise Services, a business unit that launched Rackspace up-market from its SMB roots. Rhodes was most re...

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