How to ensure your website is always live?   Find out how you can guarantee uptime, coping with   changing demands in traf...
2Our Vision     “TO BE RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF      THE WORLD’S GREAT SERVICE             COMPANIES.”
Who is Rackspace? A leading hosting services provider Hosting is our expertise, not an add on It’s about service not se...
Global Reach              Rackspace US                            Rackspace EMEA                     Rackspace ASIA       ...
Slide 5 What type of companies do we host? Publishing and MediaGovernment and Charity    IT and Telecoms  Blue Chip and Re...
The importance of hosting for your online business
Gartner research shows that an average of 80 percent of mission-critical application service downtime is directly caused b...
Why uptime is so important for your business Loss of revenue Maintain your company’s image and reputation Press coverag...
What causes downtime? Poor web performance Infrastructure does not scale Poor web securityCould cloud hosting be the an...
MANAGED         CLOUD        SaaSHOSTING        HOSTING          What is cloud hosting? HOUSE         APARTMENT     HOTEL ...
Types of cloud Public clouds - shared compute resource provided over the Internet, and powered substantially by software P...
Public Clouds                                                       Shared infrastructure                                ...
Cloud Services   CLOUD SERVERS™                          CLOUD FILES™    Over 60,000 Slices under management    Over 1 P...
Private Clouds                                                     Dedicated infrastructure                              ...
Will cloud help you limit downtime?  Cause of downtime     Cloud   Managed   Hybrid                                hosting...
Tahadi Games and Rackspace
About Tahadi Games • Tahadi Games is a publisher of online games targeting the Middle East and North Africa. •Multiplayer ...
Why we chose Rackspace•    Rackspace enabled us to fulfill our expectations•    They place importance on uptime•    They h...
22Why Rackspace?                                             Industry leader, growing,                                    ...
Thank you! Questions?Fabio.torlini@rackspace.co.uk
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How to get the most from your Website

  1. 1. How to ensure your website is always live? Find out how you can guarantee uptime, coping with changing demands in traffic. Is cloud hosting the answer?Presented by Fabio TorliniMarketing Director EMEA
  2. 2. 2Our Vision “TO BE RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE WORLD’S GREAT SERVICE COMPANIES.”
  3. 3. Who is Rackspace? A leading hosting services provider Hosting is our expertise, not an add on It’s about service not servers Fanatical Support® is at the heart of everything we do
  4. 4. Global Reach Rackspace US Rackspace EMEA Rackspace ASIA 2200 Rackers 550 Rackers 30 Rackers 20,000 Dedicated Customers 6,000 Dedicated Customers 800 Dedicated Customers 60,000 Cloud Customers 6,000 Cloud Customers 4,000 Cloud Customers 6 data centres 2 Data Centres 1 Data Centre Local office in the Netherlands • LON1 – Heathrow, UK • LON3 – Slough, UK • CH1 - Chicago • IAD1 - Herndon, VA • HK1 – Hong Kong • IAD2 - Ashburn, VA• DFW - Grapevine, TX• SAT1 - San Antonio, TX• SAT2 - San Antonio, TX 4
  5. 5. Slide 5 What type of companies do we host? Publishing and MediaGovernment and Charity IT and Telecoms Blue Chip and Retail Financial and Legal ISV
  6. 6. The importance of hosting for your online business
  7. 7. Gartner research shows that an average of 80 percent of mission-critical application service downtime is directly caused by people or process failures. The other 20% is caused by technology failure, environmental failure or a disaster. (Gartner)
  8. 8. Why uptime is so important for your business Loss of revenue Maintain your company’s image and reputation Press coverage for all the wrong reasons
  9. 9. What causes downtime? Poor web performance Infrastructure does not scale Poor web securityCould cloud hosting be the answer?
  10. 10. MANAGED CLOUD SaaSHOSTING HOSTING What is cloud hosting? HOUSE APARTMENT HOTEL 10
  11. 11. Types of cloud Public clouds - shared compute resource provided over the Internet, and powered substantially by software Private clouds - infrastructures dedicated to individual customers, but virtualised to provide a cloudiness to the service in terms of flexible number of virtual machines, capacity etc… Hybrid Hosting - Traditional managed hosting solutions combined with public cloud
  12. 12. Public Clouds  Shared infrastructure  Accessible through Internet  Limited customisation and control  Limited or no SLAs available  Fast scalability  Compliance can be very difficult to achieve  Very cost effective  Suitable for hosting websites, test and development, user acceptance testing etc.http://www.flickr.com/photos/pagedooley/2511369048/
  13. 13. Cloud Services CLOUD SERVERS™ CLOUD FILES™  Over 60,000 Slices under management  Over 1 Petabyte of data under  Both Windows & Linux management  Limelight CDN
  14. 14. Private Clouds  Dedicated infrastructure  Much greater customisation and control  Compliance easy to achieve  Guaranteed SLAs and uptime  Suitable for ecommerce, consolidation of large server farms, back-office applicationshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/thalamus/2070273356/
  15. 15. Will cloud help you limit downtime? Cause of downtime Cloud Managed Hybrid hosting Infrastructure does   not scale Lack of technical   expertise Website is not   properly secured
  16. 16. Tahadi Games and Rackspace
  17. 17. About Tahadi Games • Tahadi Games is a publisher of online games targeting the Middle East and North Africa. •Multiplayer Online Games with thousands of players interacting and playing together. • The key to successful operation in this business is the creation and maintenance of large communities of gamers. • Uptime is critical. Gamers expect us to be live 24 x 7. •Looking for a scalable, redundant, multi datacenter solution
  18. 18. Why we chose Rackspace• Rackspace enabled us to fulfill our expectations• They place importance on uptime• They have reliable and fast connections• Servers are new and efficient, coping with large amounts of traffic• Excellent customer service• Best price on the market
  19. 19. 22Why Rackspace? Industry leader, growing, and profitable Fanatical Support® is the differentiator Financially SecureService Dedicated Hosting Focused A decade of hosting Solution Driven expertise – it’s all we do Finding the perfect fit for your needs and budget
  20. 20. Thank you! Questions?Fabio.torlini@rackspace.co.uk
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