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Amazon vs Rackspace

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Amazon
Based on 703 reviews.
Rackspace
Based on 15 reviews.
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 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
Comms Service Provider
21%
Computer Software Company
17%
Financial Services Firm
10%
Media Company
9%
Comms Service Provider
31%
Computer Software Company
18%
Government
7%
Media Company
6%
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