RapidScale and IPStack

      Company Name: IPStack Technologies Headquarters: Latham, New York Website: www.ipstack.net Year Founded: 2002     The Background IPStack is focused on helping clients identify the resources needed to fill the “expertise gap” when it comes to network and cloud migration, security, compliance, management and support. Dave Cafaro and Suzanne Kennedy lead the…

Newsletter | Q4 2017

With Summer behind us and the holidays ahead, now is a great time to take another look at the landscape, and assess what, and in many cases who, is working for you and against you.

Businesses of all sizes are looking to leverage technology services to solve problems and bolster performance. And with so many players to choose from, every detail matters – from the start of the discussion to the close of the deal and beyond…

The Need For Identity Management

As I travel around the country I’m frequently asked to speak on panels or at roundtable events on the topic of Desktop as a Service (DaaS). The audience is inevitably a mix of novice partners and a few folks who consider themselves fairly proficient with this technology. The questions that arise during these sessions range from “How is that different than Office 365?” to, quite literally, “What is DaaS?” Occasionally a more tech-savvy person will ask what the difference is between Citrix and VMware Horizon, attempting to take the conversation into speeds and feeds…

Newsletter | Q3 2017

With Summer behind us and the holidays ahead, now is a great time to take another look at the landscape, and assess what, and in many cases who, is working for you and against you.

Businesses of all sizes are looking to leverage technology services to solve problems and bolster performance. And with so many players to choose from, every detail matters – from the start of the discussion to the close of the deal and beyond…

Newsletter | Q2 2017

Summer is around the corner and the mutual success we’re achieving with our partners and Preferred Providers in 2017 is amazing and unprecedented. With multiple high-profile wins under our belt and a series of successful events behind us including three Tech Tours, it’s hard to believe we’re only half way through the year and the best is yet to come!

Managed Cloud: 20 Years in the Making

By Dylan Bouterse, Senior Solutions Engineer
RapidScale

Legacy IT

Traditional IT as we knew it in the late 90s and even early 2000s relied on dedicated, full-time employees (FTEs) that were few and far between. They were positioned as jacks of all trades and the lucky organizations that could afford many FTEs with multiple skill sets didn’t sweat the questions “What if Bob wants to go on vacation?” and “What will we do if the servers go down?” Taking care of the day-today IT was their single top priority.