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Is Cloud Storage Right For Your Company?

When it comes to data storage, many business owners cling to the belief that keeping data on-site will keep it safe. Although the security of stored data is a worthwhile concern, concluding that the cloud is an unsafe platform and refusing to consider virtual storage as an option may cost a business money, efficiency and access. Many business owners who switch to cloud hosting find that the risks are well w ...

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Rackspace Is Now Offering Support Tools For Microsoft .Net

After Amazon  announced cloud support for .Net users last month, Rackspace has now come up with its cloud proposal that will help Microsoft .Net developers to take advantage of cloud features and services for developing new and different applications. Rackspace is offering a high-quality open cloud service to businesses of different sizes across the world. After its successful acquisition of Exceptional Clo ...

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VPS Versus Dedicated Hosting: Which Is Best For You?

Choosing a hosting provider for your company is no easy task. Hosting affects everyone involved with managing and deploying data within your IT infrastructure. This includes everyone from server administrators to web/app developers to designers to webmasters. As you can see, this is no easy decision for any type of company. There are several viable options out there for all sizes and company types, but navi ...

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Building successful mobile apps

It's common knowledge among web developers and Internet professionals alike that Java is on its way out. Even the federal government is on board with the idea. In fact, recently the Department of Homeland Security recommended that all users disable Java due to its significant security vulnerabilities. The big problem is that while users can disable Java in their browsers, it's impossible for users to disabl ...

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The Rise of the Digital Library and the Death of the Dead Tree Editions

Technology is rapidly changing the world around us. One invention that has changed the way people read, perhaps more than any other since the invention of the printing press, is the e-reader. People are able to carry thousands of books in the palms of their hands. It’s revolutionized the book and publishing industry in much the same way that Apple revolutionized the world of music. In fact, many people blam ...

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Rackspace Ups its Game with More Open Cloud Features

For a little over a decade, Rackspace has been working with developers and other web professionals to make the web a better place through simplified data management systems and open standards. They have built a reputation around offering what some would call over-the-top customer service. Rackspace has actually labeled it “Fanatical Support.” In recent years, the open source infrastructure-as-a-service (Iaa ...

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Virtual Desktop from Rackspace

By Ryan Galloway Ryan Galloway is a freelance writer and editor based in New York City and occasionally blogs for Rackspace Hosting. One of the key offerings currently shaking up the cloud space is the Virtual Desktop. Rackspace announced its own mighty entry into the field in 2011 with Rackspace Hosted Virtual Desktop (HVD). Using Citrix technology, Virtual Desktop brings together three core services from ...

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Standing Cloud Broadens Its Open Cloud Support

Standing Cloud (http://www.standingcloud.com), a top cloud solutions provider made an announcement today that it has made its solution available for Rackspace® open cloud, providing Rackspace users a highly simplified way to set up, manage and distribute applications in the cloud. This offering leverages Rackspace Cloud Servers and parts of the Standing Cloud Application Marketplace to give their customers, ...

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