Case Studies & White Papers


Pangea Foundation Created Emergency Solution for 211 San Diego during Wildfires, Relied on Rackspace for Infrastructure

CUSTOMER'S BUSINESS: scalable, enterprise-class software for non-profit organizations CHALLENGES: Maintaining availability during emergencies    RACKSPACE SOLUTION: Dedicated web and database servers, content management solution  BUSINESS OUTCOME: Reliable hosting gives them the ability to launch c...

BankersEdge Looks to the Future Through Rackspace Disaster Recovery Solution

CUSTOMER'S BUSINESS: Industry-leading, career- and compliance-based, online learning solutions for financial services    CHALLENGES: Maintaining network uptime for the over 1200 financial institutions who rely on their training systems   RACKSPACE SOLUTION: Disaster recovery, dedicated web and dat...

WorkshopLive 'Bands' with Rackspace to 'Amp' Online Music Education

CUSTOMER'S BUSINESS: Online music education   CHALLENGES: Overcoming service issues with their previous SaaS application provider  RACKSPACE SOLUTION: Managed hosting, Content Delivery Network BUSINESS OUTCOME: Ability to develop applications, support large databases, and host large media files wit...

mindSCOPE Finds Rackspace Fanatical Support Beneficial

CUSTOMER'S BUSINESS: Applicant tracking and candidate testing software  CHALLENGES: Excessive downtime and lack of support from previous provider  RACKSPACE SOLUTION: Dedicated servers, managed backup, firewalls, and Fanatical Support® BUSINESS OUTCOME: Guaranteed uptime, expertise, and the abilit...

Gallant FX Finds On-demand Support for an On-demand Market via Rackspace

CUSTOMER'S BUSINESS: Finanacial services CHALLENGES: Infrastructure to withstand strenuous demand and dependable uptime RACKSPACE SOLUTION: Dedicated servers, monitoring, and Fanatical Support® BUSINESS OUTCOME: Seamless migration with the ability to maintain operations needed to trade trillions of...

Software Firm Upgrades Database, Trusts Rackspace to Deliver Easy Scalability

Based in New Zealand, Xero is a provider of online accounting software. With hosting partner Rackspace, it is in the process of upgrading to Microsoft SQL Server 2012 to take advantage of scalability and availability improvements. By hosting SQL Server 2012 with Rackspace, Xero gets on-demand scalab...

Safe Banking Systems Wields Technology to Thwart Financial Fraud

CUSTOMER'S BUSINESS: Financial security software application CHALLENGES: Create a scalable infrastructure to support the growth of their production and network management RACKSPACE SOLUTION: Three application servers, a database server, a load balancer and a firewall BUSINESS OUTCOME: Continuous pro...

How ShopLocal Handles Huge Holiday Traffic Spikes

CUSTOMER'S BUSINESS: ShopLocalTM is a leader in multi-channel shopping services offering both online and in-store sales, deals and promotions. CHALLENGES: Managing the spike in ShopLocal's web visitors during the holiday season to ensure the availability and performance of its sites during peak peri...

Firefly Digital Glows for Rackspace

CUSTOMER'S BUSINESS: Web application and website development company CHALLENGES: Needed a more stable, reliably managed server infrastructure than Firefly Digital's local service provider could offer RACKSPACE SOLUTION: Managed Operations backed by Fanatical Support® BUSINESS OUTCOME: High availabi...

Bluetooth Sites Gain Greater Stability & Availability at Rackspace

CUSTOMER'S BUSINESS: Technology standards setting organization CHALLENGES: Bluetooth wireless communications protocol adoption increases interest in and traffic to the SIG RACKSPACE SOLUTION: Managed hosting for their web properties BUSINESS OUTCOME: Reduced hosting costs and improved application...

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