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As participants in the cloud native space, we share our consulting, research and training experience as well as provide competitive analysis and deep dives of cloud native toolchains.

RX-M Consultant Speaks at First KubeCon + CloudNativeCon China

Christopher Hanson, a Senior Associate Consultant at RX-M, spoke at the inaugural KubeCon + CloudNativeCon China beginning November 13, 2018. The schedule announced by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) included 2 separate Lightning Talks from the RX-M team member. Hanson kicked off the evening of Lightning Talks with “Take the Wheel, Don’t Reinvent It! – Deploying…

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RX-M Managing Partner Becomes CNCF Cloud Native Ambassador

RX-M is proud to announce that Managing Partner, Randy Abernethy, has become a Cloud Native Ambassador. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) began the Ambassador program with the goal of empowering community members to promote cloud native projects and technology and educate their local community on the CNCF mission. Cloud Native Ambassadors (CNAs) are passionate about cloud native…

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RX-M Becomes One of the First Kubernetes Training Partners (KTP) of the CNCF

RX-M was announced as one of six Kubernetes Training Partners (KTP) of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). The KTP program designates a tier of providers that have demonstrated deep experience with cloud native technology training. In addition to the resources offered directly from CNCF, individuals and enterprises can take courses from KTPs that map directly to the Certified…

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Get Certified: RX-M Launches 4-Day CKAD Boot Camp/Exam Bundle

RX-M is now offering a 4-day course that concludes with attendees taking the Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) exam. The instructor-led program covers topics most relevant for preparing for the CKAD exam. The course is available immediately for private engagements and the open enrollment schedule is now available at The addition of the CKAD Kubernetes Certification…

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CRCP – The Curiously Reoccuring Communications Pattern

Curiously Reoccurring Things This is an article about the Curiously Reoccurring Communications Pattern, CRCP[1] for short. The CRCP name was inspired by the C++ CRTP[2], the “Curiously Reoccurring Template Pattern”, a C++ coding pattern identified in 1995 by Jim Coplien. While the CRTP and CRCP operate in different spheres they are both curious and reoccurring.…

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RX-M Becomes Linux Foundation Authorized Training Partner

Linux Foundation Authorized Training PartnerRX-M is now a Linux Foundation Authorized Training Partner (ATP) for the North America and EMEA regions. Organizations must meet strict benchmarks for experience and quality as well as align with the mission of the Linux Foundation as determined by experienced members of the team. As an ATP, RX-M helps the Linux Foundations…

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Thanks for a wonderful 2017

Dec 22, 2017 RX-M has been helping clients surmount technology, culture and process challenges since 2011. As a boutique consulting firm we maintain a close relationship with our clients, striving to anticipate and add value as we develop an understanding of their needs and goals. Our absolute dedication to our clients drives us as a…

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Get Certified: RX-M Launches 5-Day CKA Boot Camp/Exam Bundle

Dec 5, 2017 RX-M is now offering a 5-day course that concludes with attendees taking the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam. This intensive instructor-led program covers the essential facets of Kubernetes administration critical to preparing for the CKA exam. The course is available immediately for private engagements and 2018 open enrollment offerings have been announced…

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RX-M in the Founding Class of Kubernetes Certified Service Providers (KCSP)

Sep 11, 2017 RX-M was announced by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) as a member of the founding class of Kubernetes Certified Service Providers (KCSPs), pre-qualified organizations that offer the skills and expertise needed to help enterprises successfully adopt Kubernetes. The KCSP program ensures that enterprises get the support, consulting, professional services and training from a trusted and vetted…

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RX-M's Cloud Native & DevOps enablement philosophy

Bring a neutral perspective

We bring a market neutral perspective to every engagement, taking no stake in any of the competing cloud native platforms, components or solutions so we can offer unbiased insights to our clients

Practice what we teach

We are a multi-cloud company consisting of prominent open source contributors with large-scale software engineering experience, actively contributing to the evolution of next-gen software architectures, application management, and platforms

Be solution focused

RX-M has the unique ability to deliver purpose-built, solution-based training in the form of custom curriculum that aligns with each of our client's specific desired outcomes so your team has the skills needed to accelerate the business

Our team has been trusted to work alongside Cloud Native and DevOps teams at some of the most exciting companies