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Rackspace Cloud Sites – A Look at the Numbers


Hosting over 400,000 sites across 112 countries, the Rackspace Cloud Sites product is the Platform-as-a-Service many advertising agencies and web design shops go to for creating sites that are stable, scalable and backed by support that is available in a moment’s notice.

During the recent Apple iPad announcement, Cloud Sites customer,, handled 55,697,141 requests for the event and over 110,000 concurrent connections. It’s examples like these that web agencies turn to Cloud Sites for the scalability and reliability of the Cloud Sites platform. Take a look at the numbers in the infographic below.

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About the Author

This is a post written and contributed by Angela Bartels.

Angela runs integrated marketing campaigns for Rackspace. She started at Rackspace in 2003 and has done everything from Linux support, account management, sales, product marketing and now lives in marketing. She left Rackspace in 2005 to work for PEER 1 Hosting but returned in 2009 because she was interested in the cloud computing movement (and has always been a Racker at heart). Angela is a strong believer in the power of storytelling.

  • Andrew

    Nice infographic on the web hosting uses and benefits of cloud sites. I am a happy user.

  • Faizan Laghari

    Textualy uses Cloud servers, but just the fact that we’re at Rackspace we know we will always get top notch performance and support!

  • Matt

    When are you guys going to have nginx in cloud sites? That would be awesome and its the only reason why I dont use this great product.

  • Paul

    Nice, i’m a happy happy user. Thank’s

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