eBay Success Story

eBay Success Story

With 128 million active users globally, eBay is one of the world’s largest online marketplaces where practically anyone can buy and sell practically anything. Founded in 1995, eBay connects a diverse and passionate community of individual buyers and sellers, as well as small businesses.

Blizzard Success Story

Blizzard Success Story

Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft® and the Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo® franchises, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (www.blizzard.com), a division of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software renowned for creating some of the industry’s most critically acclaimed games.

RampRateUseCase Telecommunications

Telecommunications

A global telecom provider hired RampRate to review several struggling and service lines, identify optimal customer targets and suggest changes to its pricing, positioning, and contract terms. This was for colocation, circuits, cloud and cdn services.

Private Equity

Private Equity

A mid-sized private equity firm—$18b in aggregate revenue—was seeking to improve synergies in its investment portfolio. It had previously negotiated group telecom purchases with two large carriers, but was not able to do so in other areas without directly underwriting its portfolio companies’ financial responsibility to providers.

Manufacturing

Manufacturing

A discrete manufacturing firm hired RampRate to optimize its IT support provider that supplies managed hosting of its mainframe, midrange, & Windows / Linux servers, and end user desktop support / helpdesk.

Financial Services

Financial Services

A large diversified financial services firm hired RampRate to optimize its hosting strategies, including inhouse data centers, co-location, managed hosting, and cloud, targeting consolidation, right-sizing, and proper allocation of workloads to the right type of infrastructure.