Rackspace Email & Apps: 2013 Year In Review

2013 was a big year for Rackspace email hosting services. How big? Take look at the numbers:

  • 3.5 billion messages sent
  • 15 billion pieces of spam and virus messages blocked
  • 2.6 billion messages archived
  • 720,000 new mailboxes added
  • 500 new servers added

In addition to processing approximately 7 million messages an hour, we made a number of enhancements:

Outlook 2013: The most up to date version of Outlook available with Exchange or Rackspace Email. Not familiar with Outlook 2013’s new features? Check out the top five features.

Exchange 2013 Beta: Early access for Rackspace Hosted Exchange 2013 opened up in 2013 and is now available to all of our customers. Read up on the benefits of Exchange 2013 and sign up.

Directory Sync: Customers can now use Active Directory with Exchange or Rackspace Email mailboxes for easy login and management. Find out how Directory Sync simplifies email management.

New Email Reseller Program: The revamped program gives resellers more sales, marketing and training resources to make adding email to your product mix profitable. Get details and sign up.

Undelete for Rackspace Webmail: Allows end users to restore deleted mail up to 14 days old across POP, IMAP, mobile and Webmail messages. Learn how to use it now.

And we have big plans for 2014. If you’re not a current Rackspace email hosting customer, take a look at our portfolio of email services and sign up for a free trial. If you are a current customer, thank you for trusting us with your email and we look forward to continuing to serve you for years to come.

Lizetta Staplefoote is a Rackspace Marketing Copywriter with a decade of experience writing about small business challenges for healthcare, real estate, and technology. Her passion is researching and writing about the impact of cloud computing. When she's not wordsmithing, she enjoys hanging out with her sons, exploring the Blue Ridge Mountains, and feeding her music addiction.


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