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Rackspace and Cohesity join forces on backup and recovery solution
Rackspace Technology has entered into a strategic partnership with Cohesity to deliver multi-cloud managed backup and recovery solutions.
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Secure access service edge / SASE
Rackspace and Cloudflare to bring zero trust to more
The intention of the partnership is to help businesses reach cloud-centric goals and provide a SASE for cloud applications, data, users and devices.
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Artificial Intelligence
Rackspace Technology to acquire Just Analytics, a provider of cloud data, analytics, and AI
The acquisition also brings strong regional ties into the Microsoft Azure ecosystem, with Just Analytics recently being awarded four regional Microsoft Partner of the Year awards.
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Google Cloud and Rackspace report shows resisting cloud migration is not an option
Rackspace Technology has announced the results of a global survey conducted with Google Cloud highlighting the rapid pace of cloud adoption. 
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Malware
Rackspace highlights top security challenges of today's organisations
Half of global IT leaders say they are not fully confident in their ability to respond to data, malware phishing, supply chain, ransomware, cloud, IoT and application attacks, according to Rackspace's global survey.
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Rackspace Technology transforms cloud security with new offering
Rackspace Elastic Engineering for Security encompasses security expertise in the areas of cloud migration, securing apps and data in the cloud, as well as ongoing management and support services.
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Cloud computing
Rackspace Technology appoints Angeline Maronese as managing director of A/NZ
Rackspace Technology has announced the executive appointment of Angeline Maronese as managing director of Australia and New Zealand, effective immediately. 
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Data
Rackspace Technology launches new offering to activate DataOps
Rackspace Technology has released Rackspace DataOps, stating that the offering expands on Rackspace Elastic Engineering and activates data for the modern enterprise.
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Budget 2021: Govt backs digital skills training for small & medium businesses
“Greater adoption of digital skills and processes will help businesses and their staff to keep working safely through potential future disruptions or civil defence emergencies.”
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Cloud Services
Rackspace Technology drives the future of cloud services with new category
“Rackspace Elastic Engineering combines our unmatched operational expertise with flexible, modern, cloud native engineering services.”
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Cloudflare names Rackspace global MSP partner of the year
Cloudflare has announced the winners of its inaugural 2020 Partner Awards.
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Artificial Intelligence
Study uncovers widespread artificial intelligence and machine learning knowledge gap
"This study shines a light on the struggle to balance the potential benefits of AI and ML against the ongoing challenges of getting AI/ML initiatives off the ground."
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Application Performance Monitoring / APM
Strategy a key driver in 'building vs buying' enterprise apps - Rackspace report
Would enterprises in Asia Pacific rather build applications themselves, or buy them straight off the shelf?
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Rackspace Technology opens new Singapore office
Rackspace Technology is expanding its Singapore operations, as part of the company’s continued investment in the APAC region and focus on enhancing digitisation plans for businesses around the world.
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Enterprise Resource Planning / ERP
'Cloud sprawl' catches firms out during COVID disruption
Businesses worldwide have increased their IT spend this year due to the COVID pandemic, leading to new concerns around IT budgets and cost control.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Rackspace and AWS extend relationship to reach more customers
Under the Strategic Collaboration Agreement (SCA) with AWS, Rackspace Technology is set on helping customers realise greater value from AWS cloud services.
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Edge Security
Rackspace and Cloudflare join forces for managed edge security
Rackspace and Cloudflare join forces for managed edge security The solution includes a web application firewall, DDoS protection, DNS services and a global content delivery network, backed by 24/7 support.
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Digital Transformation
Rackspace renames company, launches four new solutions
The company says the move was in response to the growing trend towards digital transformation and aims to bring the company’s multicloud experience to the wider market. 
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Rackspace to open first NZ office in Auckland
The company expands into Aotearoa New Zealand as it looks to grow its customer base across Asia Pacific.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Rackspace extends managed service capabilities for AWS
Rackspace has extended its professional and managed services for Amazon Web Services (AWS), with the expansion of its Rackspace Service Blocks portfolio.
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Cloud Security
Rackspace selects Armor to deliver security for hybrid cloud environments
Armor’s cloud security platform, Armor Anywhere, will be integrated into Rackspace’s portfolio of security services for all major private and hyperscale public clouds.
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Cloud
Rackspace welcomes two new senior Asia Pacific execs
Sean Girvin succeeds Darryn McCoskery as managing director of Rackspace Australia and New Zealand; and Sandeep Bhargava steps into a newly created role as managing director of Asia-Pacific Japan.
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Hybrid Cloud
Rackspace announces five hybrid cloud enhancements
"Our new set of advanced hybrid cloud services, backed by our industry leading service blocks framework, provide customers the expertise necessary to help navigate through their hybrid cloud journeys."
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Cybersecurity
Agility or risk? The security pain points causing tension in business
There’s tension in the workplace for businesses – and it’s all to do with the tradeoff between flexible working and cybersecurity.