International Military Antiques Fortifies Ecommerce Site with Rackspace Digital

SAN ANTONIO, TX, Nov 11, 2015 (Marketwired around COMTEX) —

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a #1 managed cloud company, currently announced
that International Military Antiques (IMA), a world’s leading
retailer of pre-1945 troops collectibles and antiques, is
leveraging Rackspace Managed Cloud to energy a Magento ecommerce
environment. With a coherence of Magento, Rackspace Digital
practice area imagination and Fanatical Support®, IMA achieves a
responsive ecommerce site optimized to scale for trade spikes
associated with a holiday deteriorate and radio appearances.

Founded in 1981, IMA possesses thousands of troops antique items
spanning 500 years of universe story and has granted intensely rare
original troops pieces, including weapons, muskets and swords from
the Revolutionary War and uniforms from WWII, to some of a world’s
most distinguished museums and vital Hollywood productions. The company
operated particularly as a mail-order business until 2004, when it
created a initial ecommerce website. As a online participation took off,
IMA increasingly gifted flourishing heedfulness with scalability and
integration of other ecommerce tools. In 2010, IMA incited to
Rackspace to energy a cloud Magento ecommerce site with optimal
performance and flexibility. Magento offers customization and
seamless formation of digital collection that are constituent to IMA’s
ecommerce success.

“Magento is a ideal height for a business model, though with
zero technical staff and 99 percent of sales finished by online
sales marketplaces, we don’t have time to conduct everything
in-house,” pronounced Alex Cranmer, VP of International Military Antiques
and troops antiques consultant for a History Channel’s “Pawn Stars.”
“Rackspace has been an useful item for IMA since of a deep
digital imagination and Fanatical Support. Our group during Rackspace goes
above and over to assistance us expostulate creation within a site as we
grow and mount adult to high trade events like Halloween and Black

Rackspace has helped IMA, that has gifted 1000x online growth
since rising a initial ecommerce site, build out a mobile presence
and optimize a manageable Magento website for high trade events
such as a premier of a IMA existence uncover “Family Guns” on National
Geographic. According to IMA, a uncover generated a 300 percent
increase in trade with as many as 18,000 point visitors, and
the association gifted 0 downtime. Similarly, Rackspace works
with IMA to ready a site for a holiday season, in that traffic
more than doubles, with as many as 20,000 singular visitors any day.

“Magento is a powerful, cutting-edge platform, though it can be
difficult for business to use it to a full intensity but the
necessary imagination compulsory to designer a best environment,” said
Kyle Metcalf, ubiquitous manager of a Digital use area at
Rackspace. “Our Rackspace Digital use area experts help
customers get a many out of their ecommerce environments,
fine-tuning a infrastructure behind a app, so business like IMA
can broach a seamless, manageable ecommerce knowledge year-round.”

Rackspace provides specialized hosting for ecommerce and content
applications on a accumulation of platforms, with 24x7x365 support.
Experts use platform-specific best practices to assistance customers
architect an ecommerce sourroundings with optimal speed, uptime and

This year, Rackspace is rated a #1 hosting provider for the
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