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80+ Years of Abt Electronics: How Technical Expertise and Personable Support Help the Family-Owned Retailer Match Customers with PCs

Abt Electronics Match Customers With PCs by Sharing Tech Expertise

Originally launched as a radio store on an $800 investment in 1936, Abt Electronics now operates a 450,000-square-foot facility outside of Chicago. More than... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
12/1/2017
Cirrus Tech — How the Canadian Host Delivers Efficiency and Security for Enterprises Worldwide Through Reliable and Affordable IT Infrastructure

Cirrus Tech: Delivering Reliable IT Infrastructure to Global Enterprises

For nearly two decades, Cirrus Tech has been a leader in the Canadian technology space, helping businesses of all sizes find success online through an array... read more »
Christine Preusler
By: Christine Preusler
11/29/2017
How Global Hyper-Scale Cloud Company OVH Provides High Performance at a Better Price for More Than 1 Million SMBs and Enterprises Worldwide

OVH: Delivering High Performance Hosting for Businesses Worldwide

Started nearly 20 years ago in Roubaix, France, with fewer than a dozen servers, OVH has grown into the third-largest hosting provider in the world. Today,... read more »
Christine Preusler
By: Christine Preusler
11/28/2017
Fasthosts Energizes the Market with an Enduring Startup Culture and Business-Focused Hosting Solutions

Fasthosts: Energizing the Market with Innovative Hosting Solutions

Since 1999, Fasthosts has been shaking up the market with its cutting-edge web hosting, domain, email, website builder, and cloud services. And few know this... read more »
Christine Preusler
By: Christine Preusler
11/28/2017
Founder Rick Garcia on Crucial Hosting: How a Passion Project Developed into a Future-Focused Provider of Web Solutions for Global Enterprises

Crucial Hosting: Future-Focused Web Solutions for Global Enterprises

If you ask today’s CEOs and CTOs what they expect out of a hosting provider, the answer is almost always the same — high performance and hands-on... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
11/27/2017
Starting the Conversation: PARC's Interactive Dialogue Systems Enable Organizations to Work Smarter and Communicate With Technology

PARC's Conversational Technology Helps Businesses Work Smarter

The business unit behind many modern computing mainstays and innovations, PARC (Palo Alto Research Center) enjoys a deep, rich history of contributing... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
11/27/2017
Storm Internet Founder Salim Benadel Discusses How a Love for Freelance Software Development Inspired the Modern Windows-Based Cloud

Storm Internet: How a Love for Development Inspired the Cloud

TL;DR: For more than a decade, Storm Internet has been delivering the tools small businesses need to boost their presence and profitability online. The UK-based host... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
11/21/2017
Catching Up with THCServers: The Close-Knit Team Continues to Expand Its Services as Its New Datacenter Experiences Wildly Popular Demand

THCServers: New Datacenter Experiences Wildly Popular Demand

THCServers has been busy since we last touched base with the team in 2016. In this short interim, the company has built a brand-new datacenter and is... read more »
Christine Preusler
By: Christine Preusler
11/17/2017
Varial Hosting: Founder and Tech Enthusiast Ryan Smith on His Venture Into the Industry and How His Team Eases Site Ownership for Customers

Varial Hosting: Helping Ease Site Ownership for Thousands of Customers

In 2003, Ryan Smith had a single server and a dream to build a successful hosting business. And, after starting what would eventually become Varial Hosting,... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
11/16/2017
The WebHostFace Team Brings Personality to an Impersonal Market — Balancing Quality Hosting Services with Friendly Support

WebHostFace: Balancing Quality Hosting with Friendly Support

If you imagined that a group of quirky techies was behind a company named WebHostFace, you’d be right. The team prides itself on the personality it... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
11/16/2017
Founder Kiet Duong Talks IO Zoom’s Fresh Perspective on Managed VPS Hosting for the Small Business Market

IO Zoom — A Fresh Perspective on Managed VPS Hosting for SMBs

Though IO Zoom was founded just two years ago, the company has quickly made a name for itself in the VPS hosting space thanks to its high-performing virtual... read more »
April Fitzgerald
By: April Fitzgerald
11/14/2017
WP101 and Founder Shawn Hesketh — Video Tutorials Help Beginners Learn WordPress and Enable Developers to Train Their Clients

WP101 Video Tutorials Teach Millions of Users How to Use WordPress

Whether you’re making your first website or explaining to someone the difference between WordPress posts and pages for the thousandth time, WP101 helps... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
11/9/2017
Founder Derek Silva Talks CleverHost: How the New Player on the Hosting Scene Zeroes In on Helping SMBs Build Presence and Boost Revenue Online

CleverHost: Zeroing in on Helping SMBs Build Web Presence and Revenue

At CleverHost, it’s all about helping entrepreneurs, small businesses, and everyday people make their online dreams a reality through high-quality,... read more »
April Fitzgerald
By: April Fitzgerald
11/7/2017
How Brinkster’s Cloud IaaS and Proprietary Datacenter Hardware are Powering the Web Apps of SMBs and Enterprise-Level Businesses Worldwide

Brinkster Powers the Web Apps of SMBs and Enterprises Worldwide

Since its inception almost two decades ago, Brinkster has delivered effective Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions to more than 50,000 customers in... read more »
April Fitzgerald
By: April Fitzgerald
11/6/2017
Creator Michael Curran Tells the Story of NV Access — How the Open-Source Approach to Screen-Reading Software is Making the Web Accessible to All

NV Access: Open-Source Screen Reading Software for the Vision-Impaired

Since 2007, NV Access has empowered the blind and vision-impaired in more than 120 countries to access information on the internet through its free NVDA... read more »
Christine Preusler
By: Christine Preusler
11/2/2017
How uKit’s Intuitive Site Builder and Management System Remove the Technical Barriers to Entry Into Online Markets for SMBs

uKit Removes Technical Barriers to Entry Into Online Markets for SMBs

In just two years, Russian-based uKit has helped thousands of small businesses in more than 100 countries overcome the technological obstacles associated... read more »
Christine Preusler
By: Christine Preusler
11/1/2017
Slimjet: How the Universally Practical Browser is Optimizing Web Experiences Through Ad-Free Surfing, a Welcoming Interface, and Baked-In Privacy

Slimjet: How the Practical Browser is Optimizing Web Experiences

TL;DR: Looking critically at today’s leading web browsers, the team at FlashPeak knew there had to be a better approach to surfing the internet. Sure, the top... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
11/1/2017
Our Chat with DTS-NET CEO Craig Gendrolas — Celebrating 20 Years of Tailor-Made Hosting, Support, and Customer Education

DTS-NET: Two Decades of Tailor-Made Hosting, Support, and Education

TL;DR: Founded two decades ago when the web was still in its infancy, DTS-NET was built to grant businesses wider accessibility to online markets. The... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
11/1/2017
CEO & Owner Alfez Velji Talks HostUpon: The Canadian Provider Delivering Quality Hosting and Hands-On, In-House Support to Businesses Since 2002

HostUpon Has Been Helping Businesses Build Brands Online Since 2002

TL;DR: Since 2002, HostUpon has operated with a mission to supply US- and Canadian-based site owners with the quality hosting they need to run their online... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
10/31/2017
Micfo & Amir Golestan's Odyssey From Teenage Entrepreneur to Providing Low-Latency & High-Availability Hosting for Business Agility

Micfo's Network Ensures Highly Available Hosting for Business Agility

For nearly 20 years, Amir Golestan has grown his hosting company, Micfo, from his bedroom in Dubai to a global network of more than 40 datacenters. Providing... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
10/30/2017
The Open-E Philosophy of Enterprise-Grade Storage for Every Business: Protecting Customers' Data With Reliable, Automated, and Secure Programs

Open-E Protects Business Data With Automated & Reliable Storage Software

Seeking to make enterprise-grade storage readily accessible and affordable to companies of all sizes, Open-E leverages open-source technologies to produce... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
10/27/2017
HostUS: Taking the Industry by Storm With Quality Hosting Solutions for Startups, SMBs, and Hobbyists Worldwide

HostUS — High-Performing Hosting Solutions for Modern Web Businesses

In just five years, HostUS has attracted more than 30,000 customers worldwide with its top-notch shared, virtual, and dedicated server hosting solutions. The... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
10/27/2017
Exabytes: 15+ Years of Delivering Secure, Scalable Hosting and Online Marketing Solutions to Thousands of SMEs Around the World

Exabytes: Scalable Hosting Solutions for Web Entrepreneurs Worldwide

In 2001, Chan Kee Siak, then a 19-year-old entrepreneur, founded Exabytes and quickly took the Malaysian hosting market by storm. Today, the company serves... read more »
April Fitzgerald
By: April Fitzgerald
10/26/2017
How Pressable is Empowering Enterprises and Entrepreneurs to Engage Consumers Online With Cutting-Edge Managed WordPress Hosting Solutions

Pressable: Managed WordPress Hosting for Modern Businesses

When Pressable began operations in 2010, its budding team knew WordPress could be used for more than just blogging. If hosted the right way, organizations of... read more »
April Fitzgerald
By: April Fitzgerald
10/23/2017
Fused Founder David Mckendrick Shares His Support-First Perspective on Hosting and How His Team Reimagines Innovative Customer Service

Fused Founder Shares Service-First Hosting Impacts and Perspective

After scaling back to concentrate on providing the best hosting and support to roughly 5,000 domains in about 35 countries, Founder David Mckendrick and the... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
10/20/2017
Squarespace: An Enterprise-Class Solution for Building a Beautiful Online Presence with Accessible Price Points for SMBs and Budding Entrepreneurs

Squarespace: Enterprise-Class Web Solutions for SMBs & Entrepreneurs

Founded in 2003 in a dorm room at the University of Maryland, Squarespace has since grown into one of the industry’s leading hosting providers and now... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
10/17/2017
Rackspace CTO John Engates: How Fanatical Support™ and Managed Cloud Services Help Businesses Move Faster With Fewer Mistakes

Rackspace's Renewed Push for Managed Clouds and Fanatical Support

With more than half of the Fortune 100 trusting Rackspace to deliver complex managed public and private cloud services, along with dedicated and virtualized... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
10/17/2017
Colocation America: Ensuring the Web Applications of Modern Enterprises are Always On Through Fault-Tolerant Datacenters Designed for Redundancy

Colocation America: Ensuring Businesses’ Web Apps Are Always On

Founded with a mission to supply enterprises with foundational IT infrastructure, Colocation America has delivered some of the hosting space’s highest... read more »
April Fitzgerald
By: April Fitzgerald
10/17/2017
Debian Project Leader Chris Lamb on Coordinating a Worldwide Team of Contributors Plus the Perks to Using the Free, Open Operating System

Leading Debian's Dev Community and the Open-Source OS Advantages

One of the earliest operating systems based on the Linux kernel, Debian provides users access to more than 50,000 free software packages for everything from... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
10/16/2017
How GoDaddy Empowers 17M+ Web Entrepreneurs Worldwide to Build Online Presence, Reach Expanded Audiences, and Grow Successful Businesses

GoDaddy Helps SMBs Build Web Presence & Reach Wider Audiences

During its nearly two-decade history, GoDaddy has helped more than 17 million businesses build online presence and grow their brands. These entrepreneurs and... read more »
Christine Preusler
By: Christine Preusler
10/15/2017
HostPapa: 10 Years of Helping Businesses Worldwide Reach Online Audiences Through Powerful Hosting Solutions and Hands-On Customer Care

HostPapa: Hands-On Support & Powerful Hosting for SMBs

Just over a decade ago, HostPapa was founded as a solution for small- and medium-sized businesses to build online presence through turnkey, scalable web... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
10/13/2017
AwardSpace Encourages Entrepreneurial Spirit — Co-Founder Shares How This Translates Into Successful Web Presence for Millions of Businesses

AwardSpace: Helping Millions of Businesses Build Brands Online

Founded in 2003, AwardSpace was one of the industry’s first truly free hosts, offering ad-free services to clients looking to set up shop on the early... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
10/12/2017
Talking Neocities with Founder Kyle Drake: How a Blank-Canvas, Static Hosting Approach Empowers Site Owners to Showcase Their Creativity Online

Neocities Empowers Site Owners to Showcase Their Creativity Online

Founded in 2013 by Kyle Drake with a mission to bring creativity back to the web, Neocities is enabling developers, online entrepreneurs, and anyone with a... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
10/11/2017
Imagely — WordPress Tools Built for Photographers to Showcase Their Art and Experiment With Philanthropic-Based Capitalism

Imagely: WordPress Tools Built for Photographers to Showcase Their Art

A rising star in the digital media space, Imagely operates with a mission to help photographers increase and improve their web presence while providing a... read more »
April Fitzgerald
By: April Fitzgerald
10/10/2017
Host4u Group CEO Paul Hughes on the Strengths of the Company's UK Division — 25+ Years of Feature-Loaded Hosting & Support for SMBs

UKHost4u: 25+ Years of Feature-Loaded Hosting & Support for SMBs

Started more than 25 years ago by Paul Hughes as a small web design and hosting company for local clients, UKHost4u quickly gained popularity among the UK... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
10/9/2017
StackPath Continues Extraordinary Growth by Securing Content Delivery Networks Without Sacrificing Speed or User Experience

StackPath Delivers Speed and Security While Boosting User Experience

A platform of secure internet services built at the cloud’s edge, StackPath continues to rapidly expand its global network of servers and security... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
10/6/2017
RoseHosting: Serving Up Fully Managed Enterprise-Grade Hosting Solutions That Help Thousands of Businesses Worldwide Power Their Web Applications

RoseHosting: Powering the Apps of Thousands of Businesses Worldwide

Founded nearly two decades ago, RoseHosting became the first company in the industry to offer its customers access to commercial Linux virtual servers.... read more »
April Fitzgerald
By: April Fitzgerald
10/5/2017
CEO Sid Sijbrandij Talks GitLab — How a New Focus on Auto DevOps and a Fully Unified UI Help Developers Rapidly Deliver Apps to Market

GitLab: Helping Developers Deliver Apps to Market With Agility

Founded in 2011 to fill the void in effective git repository management options on the market, GitLab quickly evolved into one of the most used solutions to... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
10/5/2017
How Micro Focus Helps Organizations Build, Operate, and Secure the Systems They Need Today and Create the Innovations That Drive Their Futures

Micro Focus Helps Businesses Build and Secure Their Systems

Micro Focus is no stranger to the software development space. Founded more than four decades ago, the company is a pioneer in IT and has been innovating... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
10/4/2017
How AWeber’s Email Marketing Platform Helps 100K+ SMBs, Bloggers, and Entrepreneurs Connect With Audiences and Grow Their Brands

AWeber: Email Marketing to Help Businesses Grow Their Brands

For nearly two decades, AWeber has been a visionary in email marketing, helping clients capture audience attention and achieve sustained business growth. The... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
10/4/2017
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