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CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: One of Holland’s largest full-service digital agencies, hosting numerous ecommerce sites, including Body & Fit, Benelux’s leading ecommerce retailer for sport nutrition and dietary supplements....
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Introduction
With advancements in technology infrastructure, WiFi availability and application performance, the mobile web is faster than ever. In spite of these improvements, mobile devices sometimes hit dead zones where data...
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CUSTOMER'S BUSINESS: Mailgun offers developer-friendly email services that focus on speed, reliability, and unique tracking features all exposed through a RESTful API. Mailgun was acquired by Rackspace in 2012.
CHALLENGES:...
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CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: Critical Media is one of the world’s largest media-listening platforms.
CHALLENGES: Lacking geographic diversity in its disaster recovery plan, Critical Media recovered from Hurricane Sandy by rebuilding in...
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CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: Notonthehighstreet.com brings together over 3,500 independent small UK businesses that combined sell over 80,000 products.
CHALLENGES: Notonthehighstreet.com needed a flexible hosting solution to accommodate...
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The Rackspace Reseller program is built to enable all types of businesses to incorporate hybrid cloud solutions into their current product and service offerings. The Reseller program helps you succeed by:
Providing a simple and...
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A Simple and Intuitive Program that Rewards You for Loyalty
The Rackspace Referral Program provides our partners and customers with a simple and easy way to refer dedicated bare metal, cloud and email hosting opportunities. We...
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CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: Domino’s is the UK’s leading pizza company.
CHALLENGES: Domino’s needed a hosting solution that offered the security of dedicated servers and the flexibility of cloud.
RACKSPACE® SOLUTION: Rackspace Hybrid...
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CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: Spencer Gifts LLC operates two brick-and-mortar retailers, Spencer’s and Spirit Halloween.
CHALLENGES: Spencer needed to create a high-performance web presence that would scale rapidly with 1,000x seasonal...
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CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: Hubspot is a SaaS offering all-in-one inbound marketing tools.
CHALLENGES: Aggressive business growth created new demands for performance annotation and uptime.
RACKSPACE SOLUTION: Rackspace Hybrid Cloud,...
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CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: AfterCollege is a job discovery service that enables students and new grads to explore jobs and internships based on their field of study.
CHALLENGES: AfterCollege’s datasets grew too large for their...
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CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: Sprout Social is a social media management platform that provides businesses with publishing, engagement and analytics.
CHALLENGES: As an early-stage startup, Sprout focused on product development instead of...
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CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: FundApps offers a web-based service that allows fund managers to keep their portfolios in compliance with international regulations.
CHALLENGES: FundApps’ blue-chip customers prioritize security and are wary...
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Introduction
With the benefits of cloud undeniable, enterprises are moving more aggressively toward growing cloud investments. Many startups and SMBs have had the benefit of beginning their IT journey in the cloud era, making...
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CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: Karmaloop is a leading online retailer in streetwear, cutting edge fashion, and a one-stop shop for the verge culture
CHALLENGES: Karmaloop runs a big website which must be able to handle a very heavy load,...
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Leveraging new technology, architecture and software with no vendor lock-in at Rackspace
CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: The largest online retailer of eyeglasses and contact lenses in North America
CHALLENGES: Technology that would allow...
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INTRODUCTION
Being innovative is a must for organizations hoping to compete in today’s global business environment. After all, it’s often the innovation-driven ability to better serve the customer and enhance revenue that fuels...
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Introduction
IT is now foundational to every business, meaning IT is either an enabler or an obstacle to evolution, adaptation and growth. After all, there is a strong correlation between IT agility and business innovation. So...
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Rafat Shaheen, Senior IT Strategist, Enterprise Cloud Solutions
Introduction
More than ever before, Enterprise IT must be a strategic partner to the business. By focusing more on innovation and less on operations, the IT...
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John Engates, Rackspace Chief Technology Officer, discusses the potential of Hybrid Cloud with Forrester's James Staten.










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INTRODUCTION
Smartphones, tablets, and, in the near future, watches, eyewear and other wearables, will emerge as new points of sale. Online retailers with a well planned, flawlessly executed, and tightly integrated mobile...
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Executive Summary
Modern enterprise IT organizations must adapt to a number of radical changes in technology, user expectations and business objectives. DevOps — a new way of thinking about the relationship between Development...
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Executive Summary: The Cloud Computing Challenge
According to InformationWeek, one in three enterprises uses a cloud-based service — a number that has more than doubled over the past five years.1 Gartner projects cloud spending...
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Written by J.R. Arredondo and Duan van der Westhuizen, Product Marketing, Rackspace®
1. Introduction
An important responsibility of managers and leaders of organizations that depend on IT for their operation is to manage the...
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Hybrid cloud – flexible, on-demand IT infrastructure that is centrally managed and located across physical, virtual, customer and provider environments is going to be a dominant trend (See Figure 1). Rackspace currently enjoys...
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Introduction
Most retailers are familiar with the holiday rush. In brick and mortars, it’s the time of year when more hiring happens to ensure smiling faces in the store to help eager customers and enough cashiers at the...
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Ecommerce refers to the sum of all interactions a customer has with your business across website, mobile, and other digital experiences. The more a customer shops on your website, the more likely they are to refer their friends...
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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...
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Security

INTRODUCTION
The conversation of “Why Cloud?” has long since passed for many businesses and the question has transitioned into “How Cloud?” and “Is it safe?” The value the cloud brings to a business is measured in many different...
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Security Tools

INTRODUCTION
The conversation of “Why Cloud?” has long since passed for many businesses and the question has transitioned into “How Cloud?” and “Is it safe?” The value the cloud brings to a business is measured in many different...
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Server Management

If you want to add Rackspace Cloud to your dedicated hosting environment, you can create a new cloud server from the MyRackspace® Portal.


Log in to the MyRackspace Portal.
From the Products menu, select Rackspace Cloud....
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No enterprise is an island. Though many enterprises are reluctant to go cloud, for most, cloud can deliver equal or better performance, uptime, and agility more efficiently. Security, compliance, and control issues are the...
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MSSQL

RackConnect creates an optimal compute environment.
CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: Providing insight into the executives and entities behind a corporation, and promoting corporate transparency by being a historical archive of corporate...
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Windows MSSQL

RackConnect creates an optimal compute environment.
CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: Providing insight into the executives and entities behind a corporation, and promoting corporate transparency by being a historical archive of corporate...
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