Gartner recently named RackN a “2020 Cool Vendor in Cloud Computing.” It’s a coveted designation, and we are honored, but cool? Ask a VC and you’ll hear that the stuff we do is not cool: Infrastructure is technological plumbing and polar opposite of cool.  And yet, our work solves real-worldContinue Reading

Welcome and Subscribe! Download PDF version From the Founders This month RackN celebrated our fifth anniversary!  Looking back at some of our founding materials, it is amazing much of our original vision we’ve built and delivered.  We’ve taken some time to write those core principles down in a simple andContinue Reading

  This excellent research report by Paul Delory (contract required) lays out a comprehensive view of all the components in the flow required to deliver applications into production.  It’s an impressively laid out assembly line along the lines of what we’ve called “continuously integrated date center” in the past. We’reContinue Reading

TL;DR: There may finally be a new server architecture!  Should you care? Last week, I found myself split screen streaming VMworld and the LF Open Network and Edge Summit (ONES) – check out my TFIR Recap!  While they’re very different shows: a proprietary vendor and an open source community, they’reContinue Reading

VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) improves VMware admin productivity. Yet before VCF takes over, administrators must prepare the hardware precisely as recommended by the VMware Compatibility List (HCL) for each VCF cluster to be installed. RackN has been working with the VMware VCF team to create an integrated software solution thatContinue Reading

Here’s a great interview relating to our EdgeLab.digital Raspberry Pi and Kubernetes environment and why it’s a powerful tool for learning infrastructure automation. By Mitch Tulloch: Want to learn real enterprise datacenter skills hands-on in the comfort of your home without spending a fortune? Edge Lab from RackN has a way youContinue Reading