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Rackspace Offers Its First-Ever Showcase for E-Commerce Retailers This Holiday Season

November 25
16:36 2009

Web Hosting WireSAN ANTONIO – Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX), the world’s leader in hosting and cloud computing, announced a new service to assist its e-commerce customers this holiday season. The Rackspace Holiday Shopping Mall, a promotional area hosted on will offer discounts and coupons to encourage holiday shopping and highlight the benefits of using e-commerce. Rackspace counts more than 2,000 e-commerce stores among its customers. The Rackspace Holiday Shopping Mall is the first of its kind for Rackspace Hosting. The website will feature offers from retailers who are also Rackspace customers, like Coca-Cola, Levi Strauss, and ULTA as well as firms like Bonobos, TeeFury, and ChristmasLightsEtc. A complete list of offers is available at

“As our nation turns its attention to the holiday shopping season, we wanted to provide a special place where we could highlight discounts for holiday gift purchases, gift shipping and other offers that are available from our customers,” said Andy Schroepfer, vice president of strategy, Rackspace and principal author of “Our e-commerce customers depend on the holiday season for financial success. In some small way, this site will help spread the word about the importance of e-commerce to future business success.”

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Throughout the holiday shopping season, Rackspace expects to continue to add discounts and offers to the NoMoreServers site. In addition, e-commerce retailers can add their offers to the database by visiting

No More Servers is a Rackspace initiative built around a shift in the world of computing. For nearly 60 years, companies that needed computing resources had to build data centers, buy servers, hire technical talent to manage all of it, and then continually reinvest to keep up with technology. Further, many businesses were often forced to deploy, scale, patch, maintain, backup and then monitor the hardware themselves 24x7x365.

About Andy Schroepfer
Andrew Schroepfer is Vice President of Strategy for Rackspace Hosting. In this role, Andy is responsible for thought leadership for Rackspace’s No More Servers campaign in addition to a strategic initiative in the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business applications marketplace.

About Rackspace Hosting
Rackspace Hosting, the world’s leader in hosting and cloud computing, is ranked #43 on Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for in the United States. The company’s portfolio of hosted IT services includes Managed Hosting, Cloud Computing and Email and Apps, all of which are backed with Fanatical Support® 24x7x365. For more information, visit
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