As developers begin deploying their applications to the cloud, one thing that they should consider is the infrastructure of their cloud host. It is well documented that companies struggle to build an application on an unreliable cloud. Not all clouds are made equal, and it is important to understand how Rackspace has designed our cloud for better reliability giving developers the ability to focus on building a great application.
1. According to research, a 1-second delay in page load time equals a 16% decrease in customer satisfaction, and a 7% loss in conversions. Meaning a site that usually earns $100,000 a day could lose up to $2.5 million a year.
Steven Ng, Vice President of Professional Services for Acumetrics came to Rackspace after a hard drive failure took their email down for a week and reallocated Steven’s time from billable work to fixing email. Due to a failed backup, they also lost a week’s worth of email. By outsourcing their email to Rackspace, they now have dedicated support when they have email issues from our team of email experts.