Alexander Haislip

Author and Thought Leadership Manager

Alexander Haislip is the author of “Essentials of Venture Capital” and a Thought Leadership Manager at Rackspace, the open cloud company. Rackspace provides global ecommerce companies cloud computing and web hosting services backed by Fanatical Support®. Follow Alexander on Twitter at @ahaislip.

Articles by Alexander Haislip

Need for Speed: Accelerating International Ecommerce Sites

by Alexander Haislip | November 19, 2013 | Comments Off on Need for Speed: Accelerating International Ecommerce Sites

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Time is money and nowhere more so than in ecommerce. Site owners know this well, and study after study show that potential customers leave when you make them wait for pages to load. Surveys show that 40% of people will abandon a site that takes more than three seconds to load. It’s intuitive that really […]


To Russia with Love…and Delays

by Alexander Haislip | September 30, 2013 | No Comments


Winston Churchill said that Russia was a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma — and if you’ve been trying to ship goods in or out of the country this year, you might agree. In the U.S., there’s very little friction between a customer’s decision to make a purchase and receipt of an item […]