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Technical and Product News and Insights from Rackspace

Introducing Cisco Defense Orchestrator

On June 9th, Rackspace Technology introduced support for Cisco® Defense Orchestrator (CDO).

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Microsoft 365 readiness assessment

Can you confidently say your collaboration platform and data are secure? Over 55 percent of small and medium-sized businesses are attacked every year, and 60 percent of cyber-attacks begin with a breached device, according to Microsoft®.

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TLS 1.3: Stronger, better, faster

The vast majority of all traffic on the Internet is encrypted. It took almost 20 years to get to about 40 percent encrypted, and then we jumped another 40 percent plus in just the last four years (source: Google Transparency Report).

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QUIC: A game changer

With the proliferation of mobile and web applications, latency has certainly become a huge deal on the Internet of today. The Internet is a very competitive environment, and users are becoming more and more content hungry and certainly impatient with latency.

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Accelerate and secure your website with Rackspace and Cloudflare

For years Rackspace has provided expertise in hosting and securing its customers’ websites. Now in partnership with Cloudflare®, Rackspace can distribute your website all over the globe, accelerating performance and protecting against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.

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Are you leakproof?

We live in a world where data and digital information are more expensive than a Ferrari, and thieves can steal billions without even getting off the couch. They can get away with megabucks just by cracking a system.

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DDoS protection for applications in a data center

Rackspace partners with Akamai®, Cloudflare®, and Imperva® to provide best-in-class edge functionality, typically including a performance-boosting Content Delivery Network (CDN) and caching capability, as well as a web application firewall (WAF) for enhanced security and protection from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.

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Armor Anywhere cloud security platform from Rackspace

Rackspace offers the Armor Anywhere cloud security platform to help secure workloads across multiple environments, including Amazon® Web Services (AWS), Microsoft® Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and Rackspace environments.

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To protect or not to protect

The best-defended environment is useless if your customers cannot get to your site.

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AWS security

This blog post collects the Amazon® Web Services (AWS) cloud security components from their site and other sources, providing a convenient overview.

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