Amazon vs Rackspace

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Amazon
Based on 197 reviews.
Rackspace
Based on 15 reviews.
Top Comparisons
Compared 39% of the time.
Compared 64% of the time.
Overview
Amazon Web Services, a collection of remote computing services, also called web services, make up a cloud-computing platform offered by Amazon.com. These services operate from 11 geographical regions across the world. The most central and well-known of these services arguably include Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud and Amazon S3. Amazon markets these products as a service to provide large computing-capacity more quickly and more cheaply than a client company building an actual physical server farm.Rackspace Inc. is a managed cloud computing company based in Windcrest, Texas, USA, a suburb of San Antonio, Texas. The company also has offices in Australia, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Israel, and Hong Kong, and data centers operating in Texas, Illinois, Virginia, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Hong Kong. The company's email and apps division operates from Blacksburg, VA; other offices are located in Austin, Texas and San Francisco, California.
Sample Customers
Amazon AWS: Pinterest, General Electric, Pfizer, Netflix, and Nasdaq.
Amazon Lightsail: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon DynamoDB: Samsung, Snapchat, Capital One, Expedia, Tinder, Airbnb, Comcast, Lyft, Redfin, Netflix, Adobe
Amazon DocumentDB: Finra, The Washington Post, Freshop
Amazon MCS: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Neptune: Intuit, Pearson, Samsung, Ignition One, Lifeomic, Blackfynn, Paysense
Amazon Timestream: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon EBS (Elastic Block Store): Bazaar Voice, Crowd Strike, Adobe, Gamevil, Hess, CopperEgg, TotalJobs Group, SuperCell, Dropcam, Unilever
Amazon EFS (Elastic File System): Arcesium, Atlassian, Seeking Alpha, Zend
Amazon S3 Glacier: King Cpunty, Illumina, Backupify, Nearmap.com, Scribd, Baylor College of Medicine, SoundCloud
Amazon S3: Netflix, Airbnb, Thomson Reuters, Zillow, Alert Logic
AWS Outposts: Philips, Morningstar
Rackspace Cloud [EOL]: 3D Capacity, Acquity Group, Axios Systems, Behance, Blastro, Dominos Pizza, and Sage.
Rackspace ObjectRocket: MapMyFitness, SponsorHub, SumAll, The Control Group, Untappd
Rackspace Cloud Files: LoveBookOnline.com
Rackspace Hybrid Cloud: Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Delmar International, Aeromexico
Popular Solutions
Top Industries
Software R&D Company
37%
Media Company
22%
Comms Service Provider
9%
K 12 Educational Company Or School
4%
Software R&D Company
37%
Comms Service Provider
15%
Media Company
10%
Government
8%
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