Case Studies & White Papers


Dedicated vs. Cloud - Important Questions to Ask Yourself

Time to re-evaluate compute performance due to growth or changing business needs? Today, there are more benefits to utilizing a cloud environment than just saving money. More importantly, you’re not on your own. Rackspace® offers Managed Operations on top of Cloud Servers™ so you can receive the sup...

Cloud Files Aid Résumé Reinvention

CUSTOMER BUSINESS: Purzue is a startup dedicated to enabling the creation of innovative multimedia résumés. CHALLENGES: Purzue needed a worry-free way to handle millions of user-uploaded images, audio, and videos. RACKSPACE SOLUTION: Rackspace Cloud Files BUSINESS OUTCOME: Purzue is free to focus on...

Rackspace Cloud Files in the Classroom

CUSTOMER BUSINESS: Saint Francis High School is a college preparatory, coed Catholic school in Mountain View, California. CHALLENGES: Saint Francis needed an effective way to distribute educational content to 1,800 iPad devices, whether users were on or off campus. RACKSPACE SOLUTION: Rackspace Clou...

Cloud Files Powers Next-Gen Job Searches

CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: Work for Pie is a startup striving to simplify the recruiting and job search process for tech companies and developers. CHALLENGES: Work for Pie needs a flexible, scalable infrastructure that’s easy on their budget. RACKSPACE SOLUTION: Rackspace Cloud Files and Cloud Servers of...

Turning Big Data into Big Dollars

Turning Big Data into Big Dollars with Cloud Computing and Open Source Software Anand Bhadouria Sr. IT Strategist, Enterprise Cloud Solutions Executive Summary The future of your enterprise could be at stake if you don’t start turning Big Data into big dollars. Big Data is the flood of digital infor...

Rackspace Private Cloud Case Study: JC Global Resources de Mexico

A Broad Portfolio in the Rackspace® Private Cloud JC Global offers IT management and software solutions to Latin American businesses. CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS:Based in Mexico City, JC Global Resources de Mexico is an IT management company serving medium to enterprise-level businesses in Mexico, Puerto Ri...

Rackspace Private Cloud Case Study: Inkiru

Predictive Modeling in the Private Cloud Inkiru uses Rackspace Private Cloud powered by OpenStack® to provide secure sandboxes for data scientists. CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS:Inkiru is a technology company offering a real-time predictive analytics platform for financial and ecommerce customers. CHALLENGES:...

A Look Back at 2012: Expert Answers to Your Top SharePoint Questions

Microsoft SharePoint is the most popular application of its type ever created. According to Microsoft, more than 65,000 companies manage a total of 125 million SharePoint licenses – and 67% of these customers have rolled out SharePoint to the entire organization. It’s inevitable that SharePoint user...

The Case for Hosted Exchange

An Osterman Research White PaperPublished December 2012 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Because email and other messaging capabilities are so critical to the communication, collaboration and file transport capabilities of most organizations, they have in some respects become a utility like electricity. For exampl...

How the Cloud Reshapes TCO Analysis - CITO Research

Introduction As you evaluate the computing landscape at your company, you’ve probably become used to calculating the total cost of ownership (TCO) of computing assets based on buying and owning a piece of hardware or software. You have some visibility into your landscape but probably far less than y...

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