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

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

TL;DR: Hybrid killed IT. I’m a regular participant on BWG Roundtable calls and often extend those discussions 1×1.  This post collects questions from one of those follow-up meetings where we explored how data center markets are changing based on new capacity and also the impact of cloud.   We bothContinue Reading

This week, we added Install Wizard templates to the DC/OS install automation we build in collaboration with Mesosphere last year. That makes it even easier to run DC/OS on physical infrastructure. Like our Kubernetes work, the Digital Rebar automation uses the same community dcos_install.sh that’s used in the community documentation. The difference is that we’re also driving all the underlay prep and configuration automatically.