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  • 13 best companies for female IT pros

    One key to recruiting and retaining more women in technology is representation: Organizations with women in visible leadership positions tend to attract other women. To recognize firms that both measure and actively work to change underrepresentation of women, the Anita Borg Institute (ABI), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance women in computing, released this month its annual list of top companies for women technologists leadership index.

    Written by Sharon Florentine20 May 15 07:04
  • Rackspace rebooting its cloud servers too

    Rackspace is in the process of rebooting a substantial portion of its cloud servers before Oct. 1, most likely to patch a security vulnerability in the Xen open source hypervisor.

    Written by Brandon Butler30 Sept. 14 05:42
  • Rackspace bows out of IaaS market

    Rackspace is discontinuing its pure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering in favor of a new category of cloud services named "managed cloud" in which the company will support customers building and managing their cloud services.

    Written by Brandon Butler06 Aug. 14 04:55
  • CoreOS Linux distro lands on the Google Cloud Platform

    CoreOS, a new lightweight Linux distribution customized for massive server deployments, has found a home on the Google Cloud Platform, giving organizations an easy way to test and use the software for their clusters and distributed computer programs.

    Written by Joab Jackson23 May 14 07:47
  • Rackspace not a good fit for Cisco, says Chambers

    Rackspace doesn't fit Cisco's acquisition profile, CEO John Chambers told a room packed with reporters this week at the company's annual conference and exhibition.

    Written by Jim Duffy21 May 14 22:35
  • OpenStack: Still waiting for the users

    OpenStack has an impressive list of corporate backers. Red Hat, Rackspace, HP, IBM and AT&T are contributing thousands of lines of code to the open source project and helping deliver an updated version of the cloud computing platform twice a year to allow for easier installation and better manageability.

    Written by Brandon Butler19 May 14 22:13
  • 15 most powerful OpenStack companies

    OpenStack at its core is an open source project - it's free code. But what makes OpenStack come alive are the vendors that have contributed to make that raw code and then turned it into a product businesses can use.

    Written by Brandon Butler19 May 14 22:13