Rackspace vs SolarWinds

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Rackspace
Based on 13 reviews.
SolarWinds
Based on 107 reviews.
Overview
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.SolarWinds Inc. develops enterprise information technology infrastructure management software for IT professionals. In 2007, SolarWinds raised funding from Austin Ventures, Bain Capital and Insight Venture Partners. SolarWinds completed its initial public offering of $112.5 million in 2009. In 2012, SolarWinds' total revenue reached $269 million. In June 2014, the company purchased the Swedish web-monitoring company Pingdom.
Sample Customers
Cloudkick: ScaleXtreme, CloudMine, infoplum, simPRO
Librato: Moz, Stitch Fix, Slack, Nextdoor, Heroku, Mashable
SolarWinds NPM: Microsoft, Federal Express, Hewlett-Packard, and MasterCard
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Top Comparisons
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Top Industries
Comms Service Provider
14%
Media Company
11%
Financial Services Firm
11%
Transportation Company
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Financial Services Firm
16%
Comms Service Provider
14%
Healthcare Company
9%
Manufacturing Company
8%
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