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About Racine Anne Castro

At MetroStar Systems, Racine writes about technology and innovation. Outside work, she writes about sci-fi shows, 80s punk bands, pro wrestling and Harry Potter fan fiction.

5 Reasons Why You Should Go To Our Creative*Social Meetup

We love Saturdays at the office. No, of course we're not workaholics. We actually spend our time hanging out at Creative*Social—MetroStar's weekend meetup for coders, creative minds, and lovers of innovation in the DC Metropolitan area. Held at our Reston HQ every other Saturday, Creative*Social gives techies and creatives the chance to come together to

By | March 17th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Events|Tags: , , , , |

Google Hangouts overhaul shifts focus to enterprise

Google hopes to solidify Hangouts' positioning as an enterprise product by announcing that the platform will now be split into two components: Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet. Divide and Conquer Each of the two new services takes charge of one of Hangouts’ key functionalities and dials it up with more features. Image from Google Chat,

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Enterprise IT, IT Applications|Tags: , |

Choosing a ‘Just Right’ Cloud Solution For Your Enterprise

As a Chief Technology Officer, Goldilocks had long wanted to upgrade the nationwide operations of her bolstering business. Armed with thoroughly Googled knowledge of cloud migration, she attempted to pick out a cloud solution that’s just right for her enterprise. Some were secure, but too costly. Some allowed full virtualization, but were time-consuming. Some featured enhanced capabilities,

By | March 7th, 2017|Categories: Cloud, Enterprise IT|Tags: , , , , |