Rackspace changes name to Rackspace Technology and touts multi-cloud future

Rackspace has thrown all of its chips on multi-cloud – and has taken the opportunity of strategic change to modify its name. Now Rackspace Technology, the company has undergone a shift under the stewardship of CEO Kevin Jones, and is now positioning itself as a provider of ‘compr..

Best practices for cloud migration amid Covid-19: From implementation to delivery

There is a meme circulating on social media which jokes that the biggest driver of digital transformation is Covid-19. This may be a little contrived, but it is certainly the case that the global pandemic has raised the priority of cloud migration projects to the top of many CTOs..

Analysing Forrester’s cloud focus: Why hybrid and multi-cloud are so vital

I read with interest the recently published Forrester report on hybrid multi-cloud strategy and noted how not everything has gone or will go cloud. Having sat on the boards of several industry cloud bodies, been asked to keynote at many events, provide commentary and cloud social..

Google Cloud wins Department of Defense contract for secure cloud management

As Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft’s war of words continues over the JEDI government cloud contract, Google Cloud has secured a separate deal with the Department of Defense (DoD) for cloud management in what will be seen as a major coup for application platform Anthos. Th..

IBM CEO Arvind Krishna cites ‘essential, ubiquitous hybrid cloud’ in first missive

IBM’s new CEO Arvind Krishna has written of the importance of hybrid cloud and artificial intelligence (AI) in the company’s roadmap going forward. In a letter to all employees dated April 6, Krishna’s first day in charge – and published on LinkedIn – the IBM chief executive note..