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Our Linux Systems Admin program offers both self-paced and instructor-led learning designed to provide you with the resources to help you reach your goals. We start with the foundation of computer technology; A+ and Network+. Once the foundation is understood the program moves quickly into Linux, specifically, the LAMP stack.Read more »
Our Network Security program offers both self-paced and instructor-led learning designed to provide you with the resources to help you reach your goals. We start by with the foundation of computer technology; PC Systems and Network+. Once the foundation is understood the program moves quickly into the Network Security content.Read more »
The Software Developer (SD) Learning Track is designed to build entry-level software developers to address the overwhelming shortage for developers globally. The program begins with a series of language agnostic courses covering software development principles and practices, with python being the primary teaching language.Read more »
The OCA has allowed me to jump-start my career, and given me the opportunity to learn from brilliant & creative people on a daily basis at Rackspace.
With an oasis of a lawn on our back porch that leads right to San Antonio's very own River Walk, our location is a reflection of our investment in your future. The Weston Centre is also home to Geekdom, a community of some of the brightest tech start-ups and innovative minds in the city - proving that South Texas is an emerging and thriving hub of technical innovation!
...our team is passionate about sharing their extensive knowledge to help you find your inner geek here at the Open Cloud Academy.
Born and raised in the San Antonio area, Graham from an early age saw entrepreneurial opportunities in everything around him. He launched his first business venture as a seventh grader.In 1998, he and a partner provided the original capital for a business idea pitched by three local Trinity University students. They called it “Rackspace.com.” Graham joined the enterprise as CEO and remained in that position until 2006, when he became chairman. He helped launch the mayor’s SA2020 initiative, and created Geekdom, which provides a co-working space downtown, along with mentorship and funding for tech startups. Graham was named a “Best Boss” by Fortune Small Business magazine and was recognized as regional Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young.Read more.
Duane is an experienced leader with passion for leveraging human resources to continually improve business performance, Duane has enjoyed success at developing talent globally for emerging-high-growth as well as established fortune 100 companies. Currently, Duane is responsible for technical learning and development programs. Focus in this role includes the building of cloud computing skills for global employees and also for future employees through the delivery of technical training through the …Read more.
Henry Sauer serves as the Vice President of Human Resources. Henry joined Rackspace in 2004 and has led Rackspace University, Racker Engagement and Communications, served as the Senior HR Business Partner for the Rackspace Cloud, and led the HR Business Partner functional team. During his tenure at Rackspace, he also helped launch Rackspace Professional Services as the Partner Manager.
Henry is passionate about talent: finding great talent, developing talent, and engaging …
In the last 5+ years, Deborah has helped Rackspace University accomplish its wide-ranging objectives and successfully address organizational needs. Deborah has helped thousands of Rackspace employees by providing support to both technical and non-technical internal courses. She has initiated and established partnerships between Rackspace and the Texas Workforce Commission, Project Quest, and Alamo Community Colleges.Read more.
My ability to speak “geek chic” improves more and more everyday.
...We've talked the talk now hear from the students who walked the walk. (right into successful careers!)
I have not only accomplished more in a shorter amount of time than I ever thought possible; my whole outlook on learning and personal growth has transformed!
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