Case Studies & Whitepapers


An Empirical Analysis Of Real World Threats Executive Summary: CLOUD VS. ON-PREMISE SECURITY Web Application Attacks Remain the Most Significant Threat for service provider environments. Is the cloud inherently insecure? Are on-premise It environments a safer option for security-conscious organizati...

CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: Retail products CHALLENGES: Maintaining availability for their web infrastructrue RACKSPACE SOLUTION: Cloud Sites BUSINESS OUTCOME: Reduced downtime and the ability to suppport applications Radio Flyer has been an American Classic for over 90 years, creating a legacy of toys th...

Rackspace® Private Cloud, Powered by OpenStack®, Helps Reduce Costs and Improve Operational Efficiency 1. Introduction Rackspace® Enterprise Business Intelligence group (EBI) is a central team that aggregates, manages and provides business intelligence on data from several business-critical data sou...

CUSTOMER'S BUSINESS: Fortune 500 Company CHALLENGES: Deploy virtual desktop to thousands of employees worldwide and consolidate over 1200 applications into a VDI solution RACKSPACE SOLUTION: Citrix™ Xen Desktop Services, Dedicated Servers, Managed Storage, Dedicated Network Gear BUSINESS OUTCOME: OS...

Stable, highly available infrastructure backed by Fanatical Support® frees information management services provider to focus on its core business AT A GLANCE CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: SaaS document management WHAT THEY DO: Virtual data room: a secure, dedicated web-based platform where professionals can...

Rackspace platform a catalyst for Edelman’s SharePoint® environment. CUSTOMER'S BUSINESS: The leading independent public relations firm with a global footprint in 30 countries CHALLENGES: Geographic constraints and replicating solutions across multiple locations RACKSPACE SOLUTION: Rackspace Service...

ScaleXtreme seamlessly transitions to the open cloud with Rackspace. CUSTOMER'S BUSINESS: ScaleXtreme offers systems monitoring and management software that allows customers to view all of their servers through a single unified interface. CHALLENGES: The company was seeking a simple solution for bo...

SOASTA leverages Rackspace® Cloud Servers to test Olympic sites. CUSTOMER'S BUSINESS: SOASTA simulates high-volume web traffic to test web and mobile app performance. CHALLENGES: The company needs to spin up thousands of servers a day across the globe. RACKSPACE SOLUTION: Rackspace®  Cloud ServersT...

The Rackspace® open cloud empowers a SaaS IT army of one. CUSTOMER'S BUSINESS: BambooHR is a SaaS company that helps businesses manage HR records online. CHALLENGES: Still a startup, the company has only one IT employee and a limited budget, but they need enterprise-level features to compete with la...

COMPANY'S BUSINESS: SaaS - Human Resource/Recruiting PROBLEM: Seeking a provider that could deliver a cost-effective, yet high performance and secure IT environment that takes advantage of leading-edge cloud and dedicated hosting technology. SOLUTION: Turnkey SaaS application delivery environment th...

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