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

We’re giving away one EdgeLab (preso) to a community member who is interested in helping us tell the EdgeLab.Digital story by creating unboxing and operational blog posts and videos.    If you are willing to participate in this way, please let us know by completing the form below.   We’ll select oneContinue Reading

On July 30, RackN released Digital Rebar v4.4 (Official Release Notes).  Press coverage and release highlights are below: Infrastructure Resource Pooling Infrastructure Resource Pooling provides APIs that create a “bare metal cloud” consumable by tools like Terraform. Pooling creates capabilities that abstract Machines into resource groups that can be allocatedContinue Reading

Introducing Edge Lab for data center class automation and platforms on your desktop With cloud, it’s too easy to get detached from the hardware that’s actually running under all those amazing platforms.  But what if there was an affordable way to duplicate the data center API ops experience?  One withoutContinue Reading

This article by Matt Asay with Tech Republic discusses the history and motivations behind our decision to pursue an open ecosystem strategy with Digital Rebar v4. Why RackN turned its Open Core licensing model on its head By Matt Asay w Tech Republic One of the more interesting areas ofContinue Reading

Rob was on the Cloud Talk Show (ep 16) with Larry Smithmier and Ralph Rivas. Join Ralph and Larry as they talk to Rob Hirschfeld about how he is helping solve the problems below the cloud. RackN helps companies work with bare metal (not metal bears) programatically, so you canContinue 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 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