Case Studies & Whitepapers


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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

CUSTOMER'S BUSINESS: Social networking and hyper-local deals CHALLENGES: Scaling servers and networking equipment to meet rapid customer growth RACKSPACE SOLUTION: Firewalls, Dedicated Servers, Fanatical Support® BUSINESS OUTCOME: Ability to grow their application from zero to 35 million users in th...

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