Case Studies & White Papers


Why Hybrid Cloud is a Must Have in the Enterprise

John Engates, Rackspace Chief Technology Officer, discusses the potential of Hybrid Cloud with Forrester's James Staten.

Building Secure, Scalable and Highly Available Magento Stores, Powered by Rackspace Solutions

A Closer Look at Ecommerce Reference Architectures Mahesh Gandhe, Sr. Solutions Manager for Ecommerce and SaaS/ISV R.J. Rowntree, Commerce Channel Manager John Engates, Chief Technology Officer Abstract Magento offers flexible, scalable ecommerce solutions designed to help businesses grow and suc...

Multi-channel Retailer LoveSac Focuses on Ecommerce Growth

CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: LoveSac is a fast-growing multi-channel retailer that sells unique furniture products.CHALLENGES: In order to grow LoveSac’s online sales, the company needed to evaluate and upgrade their current ecommerce strategy.RACKSPACE SOLUTION: Dedicated Servers and Cloud Files for scalin...

99.999 Is Not Enough: An OpenCloud Approach to Delivering Application Uptime and Performance

Executive Summary The pressure to keep vital applications online and performing well is extreme. The stakes are high; application downtime means loss of revenue, and application slowdown means loss of customers. At the same time, it is hard to achieve end-to-end visibility of production environment...

Managing Complex Application Environments:

The Value of Rackspace® Critical Application ServicesSponsored by CITO ResearchExecutive SummaryAs organizations move more and more information, applications, and interactions online to engage their customers, the performance of external websites and internal mission critical applications has never...

Spire Empowers Regional Grocers with Consumer Analytics

Spire Empowers Regional Grocers with Consumer AnalyticsCUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: Spire, LLC delivers buyer behavior insights and product recommendations to regional grocery chains.CHALLENGES: Spire’s founders knew the company would accumulate a vast amount of data from shoppers, but they didn’t want the...

Business Email 101: An 8-Step Guide To Selecting Email For Your Business

IntroductIon: The Benefits — and Risks — of Business Email For many companies today, email is the single most important communications tool their employees use. In fact, the typical employee spends 28% of his or her day doing something involving email — more time than they will spend on the telepho...

The Ecommerce Customer Experience

A Guide to Understanding and Optimizing Customer Satisfaction for Your Ecommerce SiteIntroductionThe online and offline customer experience varies greatly. In a physical store, customers use physical cues to assess the professionalism and competency of an establishment. As you walk into a local elec...

UpCounsel Launches Virtual Law Platform in the Cloud

CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: UpCounsel is a marketplace for legal services where businesses can access a high-quality legal workforce on demand.CHALLENGES: UpCounsel is an upstart business with demanding software development requirements and a strong need for a stable and scalable platform. The capital requ...

Australia’s Dinosaur Deals Finds Cost-Effective, Superior Hosting Solution

CUSTOMER'S BUSINESS: Ecommerce deals websiteCHALLENGES: Affordable hosting solution to handle databases and variable trafficRACKSPACE SOLUTION: Ecommerce hosting solutionsBUSINESS OUTCOME: Reliable, cost-effective hosting backed by Fanatical Support®CASE STUDY OVERVIEWDinosaur Deals was one of Austr...

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