Case Studies & Whitepapers


Author: Joseph Palumbo, Cloud Usability Team Leader INTRODUCTION While consumers are thinking about which gifts to buy their friends and family, businesses are crossing their fingers hoping that their web platform will survive the holiday rush. Did you know that 40 percent of customers abandon an e-...

Introduction To Hybrid HostingBy Paul Croteau, Enterprise Solutions Evangelist, Rackspace® Hosting 1. Executive Summary Hybrid hosting refers to the combination of customer-dedicated servers and public cloud infrastructure used in parallel to meet a hosting objective. Hybrid hosting can provide the...

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...

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