Customer

Six Flags

Six Flags is the world’s largest amusement park corporation. The company maintains 19 properties throughout North America consisting of theme parks, thrill parks, water parks, and family entertainment centers. The company was founded in Texas and took its name from its first property, Six Flags Over Texas. The company maintains a corporate office in midtown Manhattan, New York City and its headquarters are in Grand Prairie, Texas.

CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS:

World’s largest regional theme park

CHALLENGES:

Website high availability for ticket sales through major traffic spikes

RACKSPACE SOLUTION:

Dedicated Server Clusters, Firewalls, Load Balancers, SAN Storage, Advanced Monitoring, and Cloud Files for storage of media files

BUSINESS OUTCOME:

No lost revenue from online ticket sales

Our website, sixflags.com, is a major venue for our ticket and season pass sales. As one of our primary commerce engines, it needs to be highly available.

Sean Andersen, Director, Interactive Services, Six Flags

Whether the issue is as simple as a password re-set or as complex as a server outage, Rackspace is always ready to help. And it doesn’t matter what time of day it is. It could be three in the afternoon or three in the morning, we can always reach someone.

Sean Andersen, Director, Interactive Services, Six Flags