Note: RackN is a VMware Ecosystem Partner RackN is working with VMware to deeply integrate v7 into Digital Rebar.  This includes a focus on enabling Secure Boot and Trusted Platform processes and VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) handoffs.  We have significantly streamlined VMware “bring your own hardware” deployments for customers allowingContinue Reading

ANNOUNCING Digital Rebar v4.3  [Press Release on Digital Journal, The New Stack, vmBlog] RackN integrated infrastructure as code (IaC) features can now expand to manage distributed sites.  Customers are using this capability to develop automation in a lab, validate it against a secure test environment and then perform a controlledContinue Reading

If you are a Gartner subscriber, RackN recommends reading “How to Mitigate Firmware Security Risks in Data Centers, and Public and Private Clouds” by Tony Harvey. This excellent paper discusses why having a process for patching firmware is critical for businesses. It goes on to add that enabling the securityContinue Reading

RackN works with RedMonk for industry analysis and advisory services.  They a consistently leading the industry is deep insights and contributions about how the industry is moving.  For example, Stephen O’Grady‘s “How to Compete with AWS” frames the remarkable competitive challenge posed by the hyperscale cloud providers in which simplyContinue Reading

This is the first interview of the multi-part series about AWS Outposts and it’s impact on the IT industry.  While not the first data center appliance in market, Outposts represents the most extreme version of tethered, remote managed infrastructure in market because the control plane for the system remains withContinue Reading

This week, premier CloudFoundry consultancy Stark and Wayne posed about their Digital Rebar integration for CoreOS, CloudFoundry and Kubernetes.  This work integrates with their DRP MoltenCore content pack. Having just a plain CoreOS machine is not as useful in itself, however CoreOS can be used as a building block forContinue Reading