Managed Services

Turtles All The Way Down: What the Community is Building on the Backs of Containers

“My opponent’s reasoning reminds me of the heathen, who, being asked on what the world stood, replied, ’On a tortoise.’ ‘But on what does the tortoise stand?’ ’On another tortoise.’ With Mr. Barker, too, there are tortoises all the way down.” (Vehement and vociferous applause.) – Second Evening: Remarks of Rev. Dr. Berg You may […]

Calculate Your Cloud Costs With This Simple Formula

“CloudOps” is the latest buzzword. Its meaning is simple: the ability to operate workloads, including both applications and data, once they get to the public cloud. What’s not so simple is figuring out what CloudOps will cost over time, both based on future changes in technology costs and on adding or deleting workloads from the […]

Five Essentials for Managing Hybrid Cloud

If you use cloud computing, chances are good that you leverage some sort of hybrid cloud as part of your environment. Until recently, this usually meant pairing a private and public cloud, such as OpenStack and Amazon Web Services. Today, the term “hybrid” typically means legacy, or traditional, systems paired with one or more public […]

Are You in Control of Your Cloud?

To thrive in tomorrow’s cloud-focused world, enterprises are turning to an entirely new category of managed services solutions that enable unprecedented control over IT compliance and costs in the cloud. Since our inception we have been building clouds and moving applications to them. Over the years, we’ve learned that many of the traditional management and […]

The Super MSP – Going Beyond Managed Services

We discuss the value that Managed Service Providers (MSPs) bring to enterprise customers, specifically through the 24-7 support that is constantly evolving to keep up with the rapid innovation of cloud technologies. We also look at the recent alliance between CTP and Rackspace and how this partnership creates the leading end-to-end solution for cloud transformation. […]