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2018 Featured Expert 000webhost — The Challenges of Scaling a Free Hosting Platform While Optimizing Learning Experiences for Users

000webhost Scales Free Hosting Services and Learning Options in 2018

Behind a passion for making website creation easy and affordable, 000webhost offers full-service — and free — shared hosting to more than 16 million users... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
2/16/2018
7-Zip — Why The Award-Winning High-Compression File Archiver Has Amassed 400+ Million Downloads by Home Users and Businesses

7-Zip Delivers an Effective High-Compression Open-Source File Archiver

After its launch in 1999, 7-Zip quickly gained momentum as a popular archiving application among commercial organizations and independent users. With a... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
2/15/2018
Ivanti’s ITAM Suite: Empowering Clients to Gain Control Over Hardware and Software Investments Through Reduced Risk and Increased Visibility

Ivanti: Reducing Risk & Increasing Visibility Into Technology Investments

With more than three decades of experience in the tech sector, Ivanti operates with a mission to help customers clear the fog around their IT infrastructure... read more »
Christine Preusler
By: Christine Preusler
2/13/2018
ViART: No-Coding-Necessary Shopping Cart Software Removes Barriers to Entry Into the eCommerce Space for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses

ViArt: Shopping Cart Software That Eases eCommerce for SMBs

As an increasing number of consumers turn to the web to find products and services, it’s become imperative for merchants to build a robust online presence.... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
2/12/2018
CEO David Chen Talks Strikingly — How Marrying a No-Code Philosophy With a Dedication to Quality Mobile Design is Bringing Site Building to the Masses

Strikingly: On a Mission to Bring No-Code Site Building to the Masses

Most businesses understand the importance of connecting with their customers wherever they are. Unfortunately, not all organizations are equipped with a... read more »
Jennifer Young
By: Jennifer Young
2/12/2018
FireEye Helix Empowers Businesses to Safeguard Data and Optimize Security Operations With Frontline Online Security Expertise and Threat Visibility

FireEye Helps Businesses Safeguard Data Through Web Security Solutions

Since 2004, FireEye has helped nearly 6,000 businesses worldwide and upward of 40% of the Forbes Global 2000 protect their assets through innovative web... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
2/8/2018
Nimbus Hosting: Helping to Deliver Smarter Hosting to UK Agencies

Nimbus Hosting: Cloud Solutions Centered on Customer Success

Nimbus Hosting Founder Tim Dunton was still a teenager when he began hosting websites with a single server out of his parents’ study. Over the next two... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
2/7/2018
2018 Featured Expert Pressable — Elevating Users' WordPress Experiences With Improved Usability, Workflows, and Security

Pressable Examines WordPress Workflows and Innovations in 2018

With full-service hosting plans optimized for running the world’s most popular content management system, Pressable is a good judge of the opportunities and... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
2/6/2018
2018 Featured Expert Memset: Retooling to Deliver Secure and Well-Supported Hosting Experiences for More Engaged Customers

Memset Retools Support for Secure and Compliant Cloud Hosting in 2018

With 98% of customers willing to recommend the company’s hosting services to others, Memset perhaps didn’t need to restructure its support and account... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
2/6/2018
Why Attend Interop ITX and What’s New in 2018 — Vendor-Neutral Conference Connects the IT Community to Network, Learn, and Innovate

Interop ITX: Bringing the IT Community Together to Learn and Network

With more than 30 years serving the IT community under its belt, Interop ITX has long been known as a must-attend conference and tradeshow highlighting the... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
2/1/2018
CEO Andy Meadows Talks BudURL —  Celebrating 10 Years of Advocating For Businesses Through Robust Link Management and Data-Tracking Solutions

BudURL Delivers Link Management & Data-Tracking Solutions

It’s no secret that better customer experiences lead to increased returns for businesses. And, for the past decade, BudURL has been helping organizations... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
1/31/2018
How TrustArc’s SaaS Platform and Consulting Services Have Been Helping Businesses Address Privacy and Security Compliance Concerns for 20+ Years

TrustArc Helps Optimize Approaches to Privacy & Security Compliance

The online business space is fraught with risks to proprietary and consumer data, and, for two decades, TrustArc has been helping organizations mitigate... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
1/29/2018
2018 Featured Expert CleverHost — Improve Shared Hosting Experiences by Finding the Right Technologies for Both Customers and Hosts

CleverHost Takes on Security, Efficiency, and Cryptocurrency in 2018

Facing everything from a destructive WordPress brute-force campaign to a developer’s complicated Node.js application, CleverHost withstands the diverse... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
1/28/2018
2018 Featured Expert SingleHop — How Machine Learning and the Growing Complexity of Infrastructure Impact Managed Hosting

SingleHop: How Complex Infrastructure Impacts Managed Hosting in 2018

As a leader in the managed hosting world, SingleHop is the perfect choice to kick off our series examining the challenges and trends hosting providers and... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
1/28/2018
2018 Featured Expert Storm Internet — How the Cloud Culture Shift Focused Customers on Security Threats and Data Protection

Storm Internet: Culture Shift Brings Security to the Forefront in 2018

In the current world of rapidly shifting online technologies, managed hosting providers need to do more than offer servers for websites and data storage.... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
1/28/2018
AT Internet: Delivering Insight into Digital Ecosystems and Fostering Data-Driven Business Decisions Through Reliable Web Analytics for Two Decades

AT Internet: Delivering Pointed Insight Into Digital Ecosystems

Since 1995, AT Internet has operated with a mission to provide actionable, trustworthy data that empowers organizations to develop smart business strategies.... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
1/25/2018
CTO Shehab Ahmed on HostSailor and How the Company’s High-Performing Infrastructure Enables Customers to Reliably Power and Scale Web Apps

HostSailor: Infrastructure to Reliably Power and Scale Web Apps

As CTO of the Dubai-based hosting provider HostSailor, Shehab Ahmed knows robust and scalable infrastructure is essential for businesses to succeed in... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
1/24/2018
UNT’s Department of Computer Science & Engineering — Dedicated to Making Strides in Computing & Laying Foundations for Tomorrow's IT Pros

UNT: Dedicated to Advancing Computer Science & Engineering

Founded nearly 50 years ago when computing was still in its infancy, the University of North Texas Department of Computer Science and Engineering has been... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
1/24/2018
New From A2 Hosting — A Super-Charged, Windows-Based Virtual Private Server Package and Cloud Platform to Power Your Business’s Web Apps

New at A2 Hosting: A Windows-Based VPS to Power Your Web Apps

A2 Hosting has been known for its ultra-fast servers, hands-on support, high uptime rates, and developer-friendly hosting solutions for well over a decade.... read more »
Christine Preusler
By: Christine Preusler
1/23/2018
Web Hosting Canada: How Localized, 24/7 Support and 100% Canadian Infrastructure Set Businesses Up for Success

Web Hosting Canada: Helping SMBs Succeed in the Online Marketplace

In the early 2000s, Emil Falcon couldn’t help but notice the severe lack of reliable, local hosting providers on the Canadian market. So, in 2003, he put... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
1/18/2018
Founder at Large Shane Snow on Contently and How the Company’s Platform Unites Creators and Digital Marketers to Perfect the Art of Storytelling

Contently Unites Creators & Marketers to Perfect the Art of Storytelling

For the folks at Contently, effective digital marketing relies on three factors: tech, talent, and strategic planning. And, since 2011, the company’s... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
1/18/2018
eUKhost — Continuing a 15-Year Mission to Deliver Five-Star Tech Support and High-Performance Hosting Solutions to Businesses Across the UK

eUKhost — Delivering Five-Star Support and Hosting to UK Businesses

In 2001, Robert King founded eUKhost with the goal of helping clients grow their businesses through expert server management tailored to individual need. Now... read more »
Christine Preusler
By: Christine Preusler
1/17/2018
Squidix Founder Sam Barrow on How His Passion for “Fixing Things” Laid the Groundwork for the Company’s Support-Focused, Reliable Hosting Solutions

Squidix’s Sam Barrow on The Host’s Support-Focused Web Solutions

Squidix Founder Sam Barrow was just 15 when he purchased his first server on Craigslist. His thirst for knowledge and desire to know what makes things tick... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
1/16/2018
Founder Richard Tang on Zen Internet’s Rise From Startup to Leading ISP in the UK — Featuring Customer-Centric Data, Voice, and Hosting Solutions

Zen Internet: Customer-Focused Data, Voice, and Hosting Solutions

Zen Internet hit the scene more than 20 years ago when Founder Richard Tang — in a moment of inspiration at an English pub — decided to build a company to... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
1/16/2018
Centralizing Customer Support With HappyFox: How the Robust Help Desk Software Streamlines and Automates Ticket Management

HappyFox's Robust Help Desk Software Centralizes Customer Support

A cloud-based help desk system empowering more than 12,000 organizations, HappyFox organizes customer feedback from multiple channels and devices into an... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
1/16/2018
Sticky Password: Protecting User Data & Easing Access to Online Information Through Secure Password Management and Form-Filler Solutions

Sticky Password: Secure Password Management & Form-Filler Solutions

If you’ve been relying on easy-to-remember passwords or saved info in your browsers to log into private accounts, you’ve been doing it wrong. The security... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
1/12/2018
Navigant — Tapping Into 30+ Years of Experience and 600+ Experts to Promote Energy-Efficient Datacenters and Green Technologies Worldwide

Navigant: Promoting Energy-Efficient Datacenters & Green Tech

As one of the world’s leading consultancies for energy efficiency and climate policy, Ecofys, a Navigant company, is in a unique position to help tech-sector... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
1/11/2018
SCOTTeVEST: A Full Line of Technology-Enabled, Intelligent Clothing Merges Fashion and Function for Gadget Lovers and IT Professionals

SCOTTeVEST: Tech-Enabled, Functional Clothing for IT Pros

For nearly two decades, SCOTTeVEST has been helping tech lovers haul their devices hands-free with sleek clothing that’s packed with hidden pockets for... read more »
Christine Preusler
By: Christine Preusler
1/11/2018
Co-Founder Graeme Sweet Talks SweetScape Software — A Father-and-Son Business Empowering Developers With Pro-Grade Hex and Text Editors

SweetScape Software: Delivering Pro-Grade Editing Interfaces

In 2002, SweetScape Software Co-Founders Lowell and Graeme Sweet set out to create the perfect hex editor. The father-and-son endeavor aimed to streamline... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
1/11/2018
Clicktale Leverages the Power of Behavioral Data to Help Businesses Visualize Customer Intent and Optimize Digital Journeys

Clicktale: Helping Businesses Optimize User Experiences Online

In today’s highly competitive online marketplace, it’s no secret that good user experiences lead to higher loyalty and conversion rates. As a result,... read more »
April Fitzgerald
By: April Fitzgerald
1/9/2018
Zyma — An Evolution From Student Idea to a UK-Based Host Delivering High-Performing Infrastructure to Thousands of Customers Worldwide

Zyma: Delivering High-Performing Infrastructure to Customers Worldwide

Zyma was started by a computer science student working in his bedroom in 2010 and quickly grew into a prominent UK host that now powers the web applications... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
1/8/2018
CEO Bret Piatt on Jungle Disk and Why Thousands of SMBs Trust the Cloud-Based Data Security Suite to Protect Their Customers and Bottom Lines

Jungle Disk: Cloud-Based Backups That Deliver Peace of Mind

Stories of malware attacks on organizations have saturated the headlines in recent years, proving that the web can be a dangerous place — especially for... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
1/8/2018
Founder Ben Edwards Talks Swappa — How the Community-Powered Marketplace Makes Exchanging Gently Used Technology Safer and Easier

Swappa’s Marketplace Makes Exchanging Gently Used Tech Easier

In 2010, developer Ben Edwards was looking for a reliable vendor of test devices for his Android app builds. He quickly learned the existing online bid and... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
1/5/2018
Creation Without Limits: Wix Code Simplifies Sophisticated Web Design for Both Beginners and Experts

Wix Code Simplifies Complex Web Apps for Dynamic Websites

Dramatically expanding the website builder’s capabilities, Wix Code introduces application development tools that appeal to both professional developers and... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
1/4/2018
Kitware CTO Bill Hoffman Delivers the Story on How the Software R&D Company Has Helped Businesses Innovate and Solve Problems For 20 Years

Kitware: Software R&D to Help Businesses Innovate & Solve Problems

Founded in 1998 by a group of top-performing GE engineers, Kitware quickly grew into one of the industry’s leading software research, consulting, and... read more »
April Fitzgerald
By: April Fitzgerald
1/4/2018
Recruiting, Hiring, and Onboarding With iCIMS: How Enterprises Can Benefit From a Simple, Data-Rich, and Unified Talent Acquisition Platform

How iCIMS Enhances Talent Acquisition By Simplifying Integrations

Helping more than 3,500 companies around the world identify, recruit, hire, and onboard new employees, the iCIMS software platform alleviates the headaches... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
1/3/2018
New from HostMDS: Revamped, Low-Cost Hosting Services and World-Class Infrastructure to Help Site Owners Realize Their Online Business Visions

HostMDS: Low-Cost, Reliable Hosting to Help Build Web Presence

HostMDS took on new life when it was acquired by Canadian hosting giant Cirrus Tech in 2016. Today, the company powers web apps from enterprise-class... read more »
Christine Preusler
By: Christine Preusler
1/3/2018
Founder Frank Zamani on Caspio: How His Passion for Software Engineering Led to a Low-Code Platform That Changed How Cloud Applications Are Made

Caspio: A Low-Code App Dev Platform That Streamlines IT Operations

Caspio Founder and CEO Frank Zamani cut his teeth in the industry as a software developer for Microsoft in the late 1990s. He saw the hard work and expertise... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
1/3/2018
Feature-Rich & Flexible: Switchvox by Digium Earns Our Editor's Choice Award™ for Affordable SMB Communication Solutions

Digium Earns Our Award for Affordable SMB Communication Solutions

Since 1999, Digium has been helping businesses leverage their communications systems to serve customers and increase productivity. Switchvox, Digium’s... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
1/3/2018
Examining the Website Builder Industry With Site Builder Report™ Founder Steve Benjamins — Helping Users Find the Right Platforms

Finding the Right Tools With Reviews From SiteBuilderReport.com

Instilling a mindset of “if you can’t beat them, join them,” Steve Benjamins abandoned his proprietary website builder in favor of using his expertise to... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
1/2/2018
Sean Garrity