Rackstories, the Rackspace customer culture portal, continues to grow with fresh, new stories featuring Rackspace customers who have agreed to let us tell their story, complemented with their own content. As Rackspace President Lew Moorman touted in his introduction of Rackstories in late June, “Over the coming weeks our Customer Reference Team will continue to build and release more case studies materials to the website, so keep checking back, especially in the EMEA and APAC region.”
Here’s something car salesmen don’t want you to know: most car models are available in abundance. If you don’t come to an agreement at a particular dealership, you can most likely find a similar car at a dealer down the road. Those salesmen depend on emotional decisions, so they lick their chops in eager anticipation of a hefty commission when you fall in love with a certain make and model of car.
This is a guest post written and contributed by James Crowley, co-founder and CTO at FundApps, a Rackspace Hybrid Cloud customer that brings cloud based compliance and risk monitoring to the fund industry.
RetailMLS is the first multiple listing service (MLS) dedicated exclusively to the retail real estate market. Based in New York City, the company has streamlined the process of marketing and searching for retail space by aggregating listings into an easy-to-use, standardized and low cost platform.
This is a guest post written and contributed by Chris Henry, head of technology at Behance, a Rackspace Hybrid Cloud customer and the leading online platform for showcasing and discovering creative work.
Mike Colosimo is CEO of thrdPlace, a web and mobile platform that enables for-profits, non-profits and governments to measure, evaluate and maximize their community outreach. Working to create sustainable change by innovating on the intersection of environmental, social and economic challenges, Colosimo is a proven leader in both technical and creative environments.
Alan Jaffe, a jazz tubist and the entrepreneur who developed Preservation Hall into a New Orleans jazz tradition, once said, “New Orleans is the only place I know of where you ask a little kid what he wants to be and instead of saying ‘I want to be a policeman,’ or ‘I want to be a fireman,’ he says, ’I want to be a musician.’” It’s only fitting that music software startup Tutti Dynamics calls NOLA home.
This is a guest post written and contributed by Sunny Dhillon, Technical Operations Manager at Coastal.com, a Rackspace Hybrid Cloud customer and the largest online retailer of eyeglasses and contact lenses in North America.