Ransomware hits Rackspace Hosted Exchange
Rackspace announced that the recent Hosted Exchange outage was due to a ransomware attack. The service is still offline. An external party is investigating the impact.
Rackspace issued a statement to confirm the cause of the outage. According to Rackspace, the ransomware attack's damage is limit... Read more
Hosted Rackspace Exchange hit by security incident
Rackspace's hosted Microsoft Exchange environment was hit by a "security incident". The services were initially taken offline, but have since been partly restored through a detour in Microsoft 365.
Rackspace announced that its Hosted Exchange environment was hit by a "security incident" last Fr... Read more
Rackspace for sale, looking for privatization
Rackspace Technology wants to change course again. In order to do so, it needs to be privatized. Rackspace isn't strong enough to delist itself, and is therefore looking for a buyer.
Rackspace went public less than two years ago, which has now become a hurdle to making necessary changes. The co... Read more
‘Demand for AI and ML customization leads to skills shortage’
European organizations prefer customized solutions when applying AI and ML functionality. According to a study by Rackspace, this greatly contributes to a shortage of well-qualified personnel,
The report underscores a growing number of European organizations using or wanting to use AI or ML for... Read more
Rackspace’s managed service takes an “Elastic Engineering” approach
Rackspace announced a new service model for delivering managed cloud services on Wednesday, to help its clients build and operate their cloud infrastructure with an extensive and scalable approach, aligned with DevOps’ best practices.
This new offering is a type of “elastic engineering,” w... Read more
Rackspace and Dell partner up to focus on hybrid cloud
Industry trends are driving the move to offer enterprises hybrid cloud access to the VMware Cloud Foundation.
Rackspace is teaming up with Dell Technologies and VMware to expand its private cloud offering. The plan is to add a secure pathway to hybrid cloud services. The companies aim ... Read more
Amazon in talks with Apollo to invest in Rackspace Technology
Amazon is in the early stages of a plan to invest in Rackspace Technology. People close to the deal said that the agreement would involve Amazon acquiring a minority stake in Rackspace. Rackspace is in the business of helping companies migrate to the cloud.
The deal could be a great way to soli... Read more
Rackspace officially applied for an IPO
Rackspace has officially applied for an IPO. It will be the second time the company will be listed on the stock exchange after Rackspace left in 2016 following a 4.3 billion deal dollar with venture capitalist Apollo Global Management.
Rackspace has not disclosed the size of its equity portfolio... Read more
Rackspace is preparing an IPO
Rackspace recently quietly prepared an IPO, Reuters says, based on anonymous sources. The move is apparently coming from Apollo Global Management, the venture capitalist firm that owns Rackspace.
According to the international news agency, the venture capitalists of Apollo Global Management, wh... Read more
Rackspace wants to help customers on their way to multi-cloud
Companies seem to be opting more and more for a multi-cloud strategy. After all, this would improve the performance of the IT environment, as cloud technology is deployed that is most suitable for a workload or application. In fact, according to cloud services provider Rackspace, it's difficult for... Read more