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Time waster or hero? Five ways to be both

No one wants to be a time waster. It’s easy to think that IT Ops tends to focus on perceived time waster tasks. These are the tedious tasks like getting things working, keeping systems up, and solving mundane problems that keep business moving. Although you may consider such tasks to be time wasters, sometimes they

What it Takes to Support Hardware

Even before the founders of RackN conceived of RackN as a company, we were struggling with what it really takes to support hardware. How do you get physical servers and other data center infrastructure components fit together as one system? We wanted to solve this hard problem. However, we found that it isn’t easy to

RackN Breaks the Infrastructure as Code Barrier

Your infrastructure should be easy to manage, and outsourcing control to somebody else doesn’t have to be a foregone conclusion. We built RackN Digital Rebar to break the infrastructure as code barrier. Digital Rebar is infrastructure management software that provides distributed infrastructure as code (IaC) management for on-premises, edge, and cloud environments. How does it

Is AWS the only future for on-premises clouds?

At AWS re:Invent this week, there was much fanfare about the public cloud provider’s new solutions for on-premises clouds. In fact, many pundits in the industry look at the hyperscale clouds, and AWS specifically, and see a future where only a select few understand infrastructure and operations.  The future is portrayed as a place void