eCommerce Website Hosting

Your customers are important and drive your business. So do ours. Rackspace Digital gives you the performance, expertise and reliability you need to power your digital strategy. We're a retail hosting specialist that provides open hybrid infrastructure and services for building secure, scalable and highly available ecommerce stores. With performance-driven hosting you're able to extend, expand and enhance your online revenue.

Let us help by providing a robust infrastructure, Fanatical Support®, plus products and services to assist you in addressing your PCI requirements.

Focus on your business

Whether you choose a Cloud, Dedicated or Hybrid solution, we'll handle your infrastructure. That leaves you to focus on growing your sales and impressing your customers.

Improve load times

According to the Aberdeen Group, page load delays can cost an ecommerce website as much as $117 million in sales per year. We'll keep your site running quickly year-round—even during your busy season.

Maximise uptime

When your site loads reliably, visitors become loyal customers, and conversion improves, increasing your revenues. For a 100% Production Platform Uptime Guarantee, try Critical Application Services.

Our wide range of products and services lets you run your ideal ecommerce infrastructure at Rackspace. View these reference architectures below to see some popular configurations.

Cost-effective

Cost-effective

Configuration notes:

  • 2-tier, cloud-based architecture
  • Customer credit card information stored in third-party payment gateway
  • Can add servers to scale horizontally
Intermediate

Intermediate

Configuration notes:

  • 3-tier, cloud-based architecture
  • Customer credit card information stored in third-party payment gateway
  • Web tier containing product catalog logic built on Cloud Servers
  • Application tier built on Cloud Servers stores shopping cart and checkout logic
  • Transactional data stored either in Cloud Databases or a database running on a Cloud Server in the same Cloud Network

Service recommendation:

Choose a managed cloud account to save time by letting us manage your infrastructure.

Advanced

Advanced

Configuration notes:

  • 3-tier, hybrid (cloud + dedicated) architecture
  • Customer credit card information stored in third-party payment gateway
  • Web tier containing product catalog logic built on Cloud Servers
  • Application tier built on Cloud Servers stores shopping cart and checkout logic
  • Transactional data stored in dedicated servers

Service recommendation:

Choose a managed cloud account to save time by letting us manage your infrastructure.

Premier

Premier

Configuration notes:

  • 3-tier, self-contained, PCI-capable hybrid (cloud + dedicated) architecture
  • Customer credit card information stored in dedicated servers
  • Web tier containing product catalog logic built on dedicated servers — can burst into Cloud Servers during high demand
  • Application tier built on dedicated servers stores shopping cart and checkout logic
  • Transactional data stored in dedicated servers

Service recommendation:

  • Choose a managed cloud account to save time by letting us manage your infrastructure
  • Select Critical Application Services for a super-aggressive SLA with a 100% production platform uptime guarantee and a 2x service level credit
  • Work with our Advisory Services team to plan your seamless journey to the cloud

Whitepaper: A Practitioners Guide to Cloudbursting

Cloudbursting is the practice of responding to increased demand by temporarily moving all or part of a software application from existing infrastructure (in your own data centre, in a hosting environment or co-location facility, or in an existing public or private cloud setting) to also run on additional infrastructure in a public or private cloud. Where the act of cloudbursting results in both public and private cloud infrastructure being used, this may be considered a hybrid cloud solution.

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We offer industry-leading SLAs: our clients get rapid response to critical issues, guaranteed 100% network and infrastructure uptime, and 1-hour hardware replacement. And with a more aggressive service level available, you decide how much routine monitoring and maintenance you want to perform.

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