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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
Open Invention Network — Committed to Removing Risk and Promoting Innovation and Collaboration in the Linux Ecosystem

Open Invention Network: Promoting a Collaborative Linux Ecosystem

Launched in 2005, Open Invention Network (OIN) strives to shield the open-source software community from unnecessary courtroom battles through a shared... read more »
Christine Preusler
By: Christine Preusler
12/28/2017
Finjan: How the Pioneer in Network and Web Security Has Been Driving Innovations to Protect the World’s Web Applications for More Than 20 Years

Finjan: Protecting the World’s Web Applications for 20+ Years

Deriving its name from the Arabic word for a vessel that protects coffee, Finjan was founded with a mission to safeguard another type of java. In 1996, the... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
12/22/2017
Information Builders — Helping Businesses Channel the Power of Big Data to Drive Decisions That Positively Impact Strategic Operations and Bottom Lines

Information Builders: Helping Businesses Leverage Big Data

Big data has been on the tip of everyone’s tongue in recent years. But, for Information Builders, it’s more than just the latest industry jargon. The company... read more »
Christine Preusler
By: Christine Preusler
12/22/2017
Xara: How the 35-Year-Old Software Development Veteran Continues to Innovate Web Design and Publishing With Tools Built to Cultivate Creativity

Xara: 35+ Years of Innovating Development and Web Design

From its early years shipping software via ROM chips to contemporary cloud SaaS deployments, Xara has been innovating design-centered software for nearly... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
12/21/2017
Do-It-Yourself Web Design With PageCloud: Founder and CEO Craig Fitzpatrick Brings Liberating Visual Design Tools to All Users

Do-It-Yourself Web Design With PageCloud: Focused on Pride and Creativity

Drawing inspiration from the usability and design features found in Keynote, Craig Fitzpatrick reimagined the visual site-building experience when creating... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
12/21/2017
ENERGY STAR — On a Mission to Promote Environmentally Friendly, Energy-Efficient Datacenters Across the US

ENERGY STAR: Promoting Energy-Efficient Datacenters

In 1992, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced the first ENERGY STAR designated product line, which included environmentally friendly... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
12/20/2017
Co-Founder Yair Holtzer Talks Como Sense® — How the Cloud Platform Harnesses CRM, BI, and Loyalty to Turn Customer Engagement Into Revenue

Como® Harnesses CRM, BI, and Loyalty to Turn Engagement Into Revenue

For organizations operating in today’s increasingly competitive online marketplace, engaging with customers the right way on their digital journeys has... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
12/20/2017
How BIZ.NF is Helping Environmentally Conscious Businesses Turn Profits Online Through 100% Green-Powered Shared & Virtual Hosting Solutions

How BIZ.NF Helps Businesses Turn Profits With Green Hosting

A strong CSR initiative has become commonplace in today’s socially and environmentally conscious world. And, operating in an industry dependent on... read more »
April Fitzgerald
By: April Fitzgerald
12/19/2017
NComputing Wins Our Editor’s Choice Award™ for Affordable Desktop Virtualization Solutions

NComputing Wins Our Award for Affordable Desktop Virtualization

Today, small business owners need a high-performance computer system to run their operations, but many lack the budget to match their needs. NComputing has... read more »
Christine Preusler
By: Christine Preusler
12/15/2017
Akinator the Web Genie — A Fun Chatbot That Can Guess Any Character You Think of with Remarkable Accuracy

Akinator the Web Genie Guesses Thoughts With Remarkable Accuracy

Chatbots and rudimentary artificial intelligence (AI) are becoming more commonplace in coordinating scheduling, paying bills, and resolving customer service... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
12/15/2017
Building a Better Online Canada: CIRA Manages the .ca Registry While Developing Modern Tools and Promoting Constant Growth

How CIRA is Building a Better Online Canada With the .CA Registry

Beyond promoting and managing Canada’s country code top-level domain, or ccTLD, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) uses nearly two decades... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
12/15/2017
Vodien CEO Alvin Poh Discusses the Host’s 15-Year History of Delivering Secure, Stable, and Speedy Web Solutions to Customers Worldwide

Vodien: Delivering Secure & Speedy Hosting to Customers Worldwide

In the early 2000s, Vodien Co-Founders Alvin Poh and John Jervis Lee realized there was a gaping hole in the Southeast Asian hosting market. Most of the... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
12/14/2017
The Harvard Berkman Klein Center Fosters Conversations About the Web’s Potential — Exploring New Technologies to Serve the Greater Good

The Harvard Berkman Klein Center & Realizing the Web’s Potential

Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center was founded in 1998 to explore the impact web-based technologies have on society and our everyday lives. Created as an... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
12/14/2017
HostMetro Models Transparency and Expert Competency in a Market Filled with Introductory Offers, Sticker Shock, and Underwhelming Support

HostMetro: Top-Tier Hosting With Transparent Pricing & Expert Support

Much to the chagrin of website owners everywhere, the hosting industry is notorious for its robotic support and often confusing pricing schematics. But... read more »
April Fitzgerald
By: April Fitzgerald
12/14/2017
10 Years of WPMU DEV: Providing Everything Developers and Agencies Need for WordPress Management, Performance, Security, and SEO

How WPMU DEV Helps Users With WordPress Security and Optimization

Led by a league of superhero mascots, WPMU DEV plugins help WordPress site managers optimize, protect, and improve several websites at once. The company’s... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
12/14/2017
Owner Allen Pooley and Co-Founder Jordan Schelew on Websavers.ca — How the Host Meets Demand for Reliable Web Solutions and Hands-on Support

Websavers.ca: Meeting the Demand for Reliable Web Solutions & Support

Websavers.ca Owner Allen Pooley and Co-Founder Jordan Schelew have been helping site owners build web presence since the early days of the internet. So it’s... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
12/13/2017
CJ Affiliate Gives Web Publishers the Tools and Data Insights to Maximize Affiliate Revenue With Performance Marketing

CJ Affiliate: An Ad Network Built to Boost Revenue for Publishers

Affiliate marketing is top of mind for many site owners — or at least it should be. The practice enables web publishers to monetize content without... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
12/13/2017
Simply™ Streamlines Complex Custom Environments and Dependable Servers With Hosting Solutions Driven by Service and Support

Simply™ Streamlines Complex Custom Infrastructures

With more than 15 years of high-end hosting experience, Simply assists customers with complicated infrastructure requirements by building custom environments... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
12/12/2017
Sean Garrity