Case Studies & White Papers


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 Cloud...

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 offer...

Turning Big Data into Big Dollars

Turning Big Data into Big Dollars with Cloud Computing and Open Source SoftwareAnand Bhadouria Sr. IT Strategist, Enterprise Cloud SolutionsExecutive SummaryThe 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 informati...

Rackspace Private Cloud Case Study: JC Global Resources de Mexico

A Broad Portfolio in the Rackspace® Private CloudJC 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 Rico...

Rackspace Private Cloud Case Study: Inkiru

Predictive Modeling in the Private CloudInkiru 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:Ink...

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 users...

The Case for Hosted Exchange

An Osterman Research White Paper Published 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 exa...

How the Cloud Reshapes TCO Analysis - CITO Research

IntroductionAs 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 yo...

Understanding Cloud ROI Factors - CITO Research

IntroductionThe cloud can save you money. That’s a statement almost everyone agrees with. But exactly how does that work? CITO Research has been examining the ROI of the cloud for several years. In this paper, we share the insights from our research so far, helping you understand the factors that in...

Outsourcing IT: A Matter of Trust

IntroductionWith the rising cost of energy and the increasing complexity of the application landscape, the economics of outsourcing some or all of your IT are compelling. When patches, upgrades, and administration are out of IT’s hair, the brightest minds in your organization can spend more time inn...

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