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TweetPhoto Puts The Rackspace Cloud Into The Picture

April 30, 2009 by · Comments Off on TweetPhoto Puts The Rackspace Cloud Into The Picture 

Web Hosting ToolsSAN ANTONIO – Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE:RAX), the world’s leader in hosting, today announced that TweetPhoto has chosen Cloud Sites™ and Cloud Files™ from Mosso | The Rackspace Cloud to support their innovative new social media photo sharing site. TweetPhoto, which has announced that they are launching in Beta today, is expected to bring a new level of functionality and bandwidth-intensive features to photo sharing while addressing the performance challenges experienced with other photo sharing services.

As with other social media services and the viral nature of online photos, TweetPhoto is expected to experience unpredictable and massive swings in traffic patterns – making the Mosso | The Rackspace Cloud approach to providing worry-free scaling and unlimited storage an attractive solution. Read more

Radio Flyer Chooses The Rackspace Cloud for Sky High Scalability

April 27, 2009 by · Comments Off on Radio Flyer Chooses The Rackspace Cloud for Sky High Scalability 

Web Hosting ToolsSAN ANTONIO – Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE:RAX), the world’s leader in hosting, today announced that Radio Flyer, the 92-year-old company famous for the bright red wagon for children, has chosen Cloud Sites™ from Mosso | The Rackspace Cloud, to power the company’s corporate site, RadioFlyer.com. Radio Flyer’s decision to move the site to the highly scalable Cloud Sites platform was spurred by the company’s future marketing initiatives to connect more creatively with customers through interactive online marketing activities which are intended to drive traffic to the site and support the future growth of the business.

“When the time came for Radio Flyer to make the transition into the cloud, we needed a solution that offered the support and scalability to propel us to the next level,” said Tom Cesario, director of information technology for Radio Flyer. “Our business is growing and we’re reaching out to customers in new ways that will bring them to our site. We believe a cloud approach is the best path for us in order to support unpredictable traffic spikes and the customer service provided by Rackspace has been superb – allowing us to focus on strategic business issues and not technology issues.” Read more

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