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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Running a Business on the Cloud: Management Strategies for the New IT

    The move from traditional IT to Cloud Computing is a massive opportunity for an IT department to add value to the organization it serves. As with any major technology shift however, this change also introduces challenges that need to be proactively managed. When management is faced with a shift to...

    Sponsored By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Building Your Ecommerce Strategy: 4 Steps to Get You Started

    Ecommerce is broad topic spanning many areas of an organization: business, technical, and users to name a few. Though these areas have differing goals and objectives, they have to work together to build and maintain a successful end to end buying experience. Current ecommerce merchants or anyone thinking about entering...

    Sponsored By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Ecommerce Customer Experience

    The online and offline customer experience varies greatly. In a physical store, customers use physical cues to assess the professionalism and competency of an establishment. As you walk into a local electronics store, it’s easy to evaluate professionalism by how the employees are dressed, how you’re greeted, and the organization...

    Sponsored By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Building Your Ecommerce Strategy

    Ecommerce is broad topic spanning many areas of an organization: business, technical, and users to name a few. Though these areas have differing goals and objectives, they have to work together to build and maintain a successful end to end buying experience. Current ecommerce merchants or anyone thinking about entering...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The ecommerce customer experience

    The online and offline customer experience varies greatly. In a physical store, customers use physical cues to assess the professionalism and competency of an establishment. As you walk into a local electronics store, it’s easy to evaluate professionalism by how the employees are dressed, how you’re greeted, and the organization...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Building Your Ecommerce Strategy

    Ecommerce is broad topic spanning many areas of an organization: business, technical, and users to name a few. Though these areas have differing goals and objectives, they have to work together to build and maintain a successful end to end buying experience. Current ecommerce merchants or anyone thinking about entering...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The Ecommerce Customer Experience

    The online and offline customer experience varies greatly. In a physical store, customers use physical cues to assess the professionalism and competency of an establishment. As you walk into a local electronics store, it’s easy to evaluate professionalism by how the employees are dressed, how you’re greeted, and the organization...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Rackspace SharePoint Migrations

    Most enterprise IT organizations are already familiar with the basic arguments in favor of using a hosted model. They understand that leveraging a service provider allows them to minimize capital investments in hardware and IT infrastructure support, reaping the benefits of an OPEX expense model. A hosted model also reduces...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Running A Business On The Cloud

    The move from traditional IT to Cloud Computing is a massive opportunity for an IT department to add value to the organization it serves. As with any major technology shift however, this change also introduces challenges that need to be proactively managed. When management is faced with a shift to...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Planning a Move to the Cloud - Tips, Tricks and Pitfalls

    Cloud computing can bring many benefits to an organization, with these benefits falling into several distinct categories: - Virtualization – The ability to increase computing efficiency - Democratization of Computing – Bringing enterprise scale infrastructure to small and medium businesses - Scalability and fast provisioning – Bringing web scale IT...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Getting started with the cloud: A step-by-step enterprise implementation guide

    More enterprises are moving applications to the cloud every day, seeking faster implementation, more flexibility and lower cost. But not everyone has a master plan; these decisions are sometimes made on the fly with little forethought. To help you succeed, this Rackspace white paper presents a step-by-step guide to...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Curing the 'migration migraine' with SharePoint hosting

    While many enterprises have upgraded to SharePoint 2010, a significant number still have not done so. With the performance enhancements, updated feature set, deeper application integration and other obvious advantages to upgrading, why are enterprises wary of SharePoint hosting solutions? From increased business risk to complexity to cost, this Rackspace...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Enterprise-grade test and development in the cloud

    The question is now not whether to use the cloud, but how, when and for what. Enterprise users face particular challenges. In many cases they operate mature mission-critical applications, and changes are often subject to strict procedures. Notwithstanding the clear benefits, the move from a secure private infrastructure to an...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Fit to burst: A practitioner's guide to cloudbursting

    Cloudbursting has frequently been misrepresented, with some believing that bursting can occur almost instantaneously in response to unanticipated outages or unforeseen peaks in demand. Among those who understand the not-insignificant timescales required to acquire and provision new compute capacity from a cloud provider, this has led to the broader concept...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Consideration for the cloud: The process every enterprise should think through

    Cloud computing is one of the hottest topics in enterprise IT today. However, amidst all the hype and misinformation, it is critical that enterprise decision makers consider the cloud as a viable strategic resource for their IT environment. This Rackspace white paper discusses the IT challenges enterprises face and how...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    A decision maker's guide to hybrid and cloud computing

    More IT organisations are achieving tangible cost efficiencies from the intelligent use of cloud computing and hosting solutions. At the same time, vendors are busy rebranding their products as cloud or cloud enabled solutions. How do you work out what can and will work for your organisation? This Rackspace...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Unlocking the enterprise cloud: How the OpenStack project eliminates cloud lock-in

    Cloud computing stands well-poised to help enterprises significantly improve their IT speed, agility and costs. However, the fear of technology 'lock-in' - difficulty in efficiently switching cloud hosting providers or platforms due to enterprise size and scale - continues to discourage large organisations from realising the benefits of cloud. This...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Versed in virtual desktop

    Distributed computing has been pervasive in IT organisations for nearly two decades, but the tables are beginning to turn. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), also known as Hosted Virtual Desktop (HVD), is one of the fastest growing trends in IT today, at least in part because of the benefits it offers...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Building Your Ecommerce Strategy: 4 Steps to Get You Started

    Ecommerce is broad topic spanning many areas of an organization: business, technical, and users to name a few. Though these areas have differing goals and objectives, they have to work together to build and maintain a successful end to end buying experience. Current ecommerce merchants or anyone thinking about entering...

    Sponsored By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Running a Business on the Cloud: Management Strategies for the New IT

    The move from traditional IT to Cloud Computing is a massive opportunity for an IT department to add value to the organization it serves. As with any major technology shift however, this change also introduces challenges that need to be proactively managed. When management is faced with a shift to...

    Sponsored By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Ecommerce Customer Experience

    The online and offline customer experience varies greatly. In a physical store, customers use physical cues to assess the professionalism and competency of an establishment. As you walk into a local electronics store, it’s easy to evaluate professionalism by how the employees are dressed, how you’re greeted, and the organization...

    Sponsored By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Getting started with the cloud: A step-by-step enterprise implementation guide

    More enterprises are moving applications to the cloud every day, seeking faster implementation, more flexibility and lower cost. But not everyone has a master plan; these decisions are sometimes made on the fly with little forethought. To help you succeed, this Rackspace white paper presents a step-by-step guide to...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Curing the 'migration migraine' with SharePoint hosting

    While many enterprises have upgraded to SharePoint 2010, a significant number still have not done so. With the performance enhancements, updated feature set, deeper application integration and other obvious advantages to upgrading, why are enterprises wary of SharePoint hosting solutions? From increased business risk to complexity to cost, this Rackspace...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Enterprise-grade test and development in the cloud

    The question is now not whether to use the cloud, but how, when and for what. Enterprise users face particular challenges. In many cases they operate mature mission-critical applications, and changes are often subject to strict procedures. Notwithstanding the clear benefits, the move from a secure private infrastructure to an...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Planning a Move to the Cloud - Tips, Tricks and Pitfalls

    Cloud computing can bring many benefits to an organization, with these benefits falling into several distinct categories: - Virtualization – The ability to increase computing efficiency - Democratization of Computing – Bringing enterprise scale infrastructure to small and medium businesses - Scalability and fast provisioning – Bringing web scale IT...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Rackspace SharePoint Migrations

    Most enterprise IT organizations are already familiar with the basic arguments in favor of using a hosted model. They understand that leveraging a service provider allows them to minimize capital investments in hardware and IT infrastructure support, reaping the benefits of an OPEX expense model. A hosted model also reduces...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Running A Business On The Cloud

    The move from traditional IT to Cloud Computing is a massive opportunity for an IT department to add value to the organization it serves. As with any major technology shift however, this change also introduces challenges that need to be proactively managed. When management is faced with a shift to...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Building Your Ecommerce Strategy

    Ecommerce is broad topic spanning many areas of an organization: business, technical, and users to name a few. Though these areas have differing goals and objectives, they have to work together to build and maintain a successful end to end buying experience. Current ecommerce merchants or anyone thinking about entering...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The ecommerce customer experience

    The online and offline customer experience varies greatly. In a physical store, customers use physical cues to assess the professionalism and competency of an establishment. As you walk into a local electronics store, it’s easy to evaluate professionalism by how the employees are dressed, how you’re greeted, and the organization...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Building Your Ecommerce Strategy

    Ecommerce is broad topic spanning many areas of an organization: business, technical, and users to name a few. Though these areas have differing goals and objectives, they have to work together to build and maintain a successful end to end buying experience. Current ecommerce merchants or anyone thinking about entering...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The Ecommerce Customer Experience

    The online and offline customer experience varies greatly. In a physical store, customers use physical cues to assess the professionalism and competency of an establishment. As you walk into a local electronics store, it’s easy to evaluate professionalism by how the employees are dressed, how you’re greeted, and the organization...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Fit to burst: A practitioner's guide to cloudbursting

    Cloudbursting has frequently been misrepresented, with some believing that bursting can occur almost instantaneously in response to unanticipated outages or unforeseen peaks in demand. Among those who understand the not-insignificant timescales required to acquire and provision new compute capacity from a cloud provider, this has led to the broader concept...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Consideration for the cloud: The process every enterprise should think through

    Cloud computing is one of the hottest topics in enterprise IT today. However, amidst all the hype and misinformation, it is critical that enterprise decision makers consider the cloud as a viable strategic resource for their IT environment. This Rackspace white paper discusses the IT challenges enterprises face and how...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    A decision maker's guide to hybrid and cloud computing

    More IT organisations are achieving tangible cost efficiencies from the intelligent use of cloud computing and hosting solutions. At the same time, vendors are busy rebranding their products as cloud or cloud enabled solutions. How do you work out what can and will work for your organisation? This Rackspace...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Unlocking the enterprise cloud: How the OpenStack project eliminates cloud lock-in

    Cloud computing stands well-poised to help enterprises significantly improve their IT speed, agility and costs. However, the fear of technology 'lock-in' - difficulty in efficiently switching cloud hosting providers or platforms due to enterprise size and scale - continues to discourage large organisations from realising the benefits of cloud. This...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Versed in virtual desktop

    Distributed computing has been pervasive in IT organisations for nearly two decades, but the tables are beginning to turn. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), also known as Hosted Virtual Desktop (HVD), is one of the fastest growing trends in IT today, at least in part because of the benefits it offers...

    Provided By Rackspace