Solution by Industry
Travel and Hospitality
The travel and hospitality industries have seen a massive shift in their business models over the last decade. Consumers are turning to online travel agents and search engines to make sense of the proliferation of content available to them, find discount vouchers and offer pricing and book tailored travel and holiday plans. Working with Rackspace brings you the scalable, secure and reliable infrastructure your customers demand day and night around the world.
TelecomsRelentless change being driven by a sharp increase in customer demand for mobile and data services, the emergence of new competitors and a new breed of empowered consumers ensures that transformation will continue to have a huge impact on the Communications Service Providers (CSPs). Building loyalty and ensuring customer retention are key to success – service failures can destroy your reputation. Whatever your challenges, Rackspace’s technical experts will work with you to meet them head on.
Social MediaSocial media companies of all shapes and sizes need to adopt digital media policies that will allow them to grow if they hit a nerve and experience explosive growth. With new and “me too” start-ups appearing all the time, it is crucial that issues such as rapid scaling, security and privacy are addresses head-on from the start.
PublishersPublishers are facing seismic change driven by shifting consumer habits. How, when and where we read newspapers, books and magazines has forced publishers to redefine every aspect of how they operate, monetise content and survive in the face of new and increased levels of competition. Learn more about the issues affecting the new publishing world below.
Cost control is just one of the key concerns facing public sector executives. Rapid turnaround, uptime guarantees and compliance to security standards are also of paramount importance. Whether you’re in local or central government, health, education or any other public service, Rackspace offers quick-deployment online infrastructure for your sites and applications. With extensive experience in public sector hosting, Rackspace will work with you to identify the right hosting solutions, all backed by our award-winning Fanatical Support®.
Online PublishersMore and more organisations from games consoles, developers and producers, to reference sites, market researchers and aggregators are all producing, curating and making available growing amounts of online content. Managing and keeping vast amounts of rich media content available to global audiences and monetising it, is challenging. Learn how different online publishers are defining and solving these issues.
ManufacturingWhether you’re from FMCG, Automotive, Logistics, Pharmaceuticals, Aerospace, Oil and Gas or any other Manufacturing or Logistics segment, you're probably looking to drive efficiencies and reduce costs through process outsourcing and automation. We will match the right service level to the business criticality of your application, ensuring that you are in full control of your costs. All of our dedicated and cloud hosting solutions are backed up by our award winning Fanatical Support and 100% power and network uptime. The result? A cost effective, secure, available and scalable IT infrastructure foundation that your business can rely on.
IT ServicesWhether you’re an app developer requiring test and dev capabilities, a SaaS provider, a software provider making the move to a SaaS model, or an IT Services company delivering a proof of concept or production app, the solutions you’re implementing can only be as reliable as the infrastructure and people supporting it. With thousands of IT players hosted with us today, we'll work with you to identify the right hosting solution for your software, and back it with Fanatical Support®
Between driving costs down, keeping the regulator happy, protecting your reputation and striving ahead in the market, there's a lot that your hosting solution needs to do for you. Discover how Rackspace can offer scalable infrastructure, flexible commercial terms and technical expertise to finance-oriented clients.
Digital AgenciesEvery marketing campaign has an online element whether it uses elements of social media, emarketing, SEO/SEM, campaign microsites or another digital mechanism. Clients expect creativity but also demand rapid turnaround, online viewing and testing plus campaigns that will scale for success. Discover how agencies are tackling this need for immediacy.
Comparison SitesWith the proliferation of websites, ecommerce and content, the popularity of comparison sites as a way to help consumers find the right provider for goods and services from insurance to holidays and more, has mushroomed. Learn more from the thought leaders and case studies below.
Accountancy, property, consulting and legal firms have a common goal: to offer responsive and professional services to customers whilst maximising overall billable hours. Working with Rackspace brings you the scalable infrastructure, flexible commercial terms and technical expertise that practice partners demand to service clients day and night around the world.
Today, broadcast content is consumed across viewing mediums on devices as diverse as TVs, PCs, tablets, phones and games consoles. For the modern ‘multichannel’ broadcasters content syndication and platform proliferation makes unpredictable traffic spikes the norm. Find out how broadcasters can compete for audience and deliver programming content across widely scalable, multiple platforms.
Retail and Wholesale
These days, nearly all retailers have not only a web presence, but also an ecommerce site so that they can sell goods to people and areas they can't reach through the high street. Having a web storefront that is secure, available and working 24/7/365 is paramount to ensure that revenues are maximised at all times, especially during seasonal sales where web traffic can be ten times normal levels.
E-commerce websites are the only route to market for pure-play online businesses. Secure, scalable and high-performance sites are critical to ensure that browsers are delighted and turn into buyers. Read below to find out more about how you can ensure a great and safe customer experience.