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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
12/12/2017
Namesco's Global Suite of Hosting Brands Delivers Everything From Domain Names to Dedicated Servers While Prioritizing Service

Namesco Brands Deliver Everything From Domains to Dedicated Servers

Boasting more than 1.9 million registered domain names, the DADA group of hosting brands — led by Names.co.uk — provides the full slate of web hosting,... read more »
Laura Bernheim
12/11/2017
Liquid Web Aims to Alleviate Well-Known WordPress Frustrations With NEW Fully Managed Platform — Chris Lema on the Advantages to Come

Liquid Web: Managed WordPress Solutions Delivering Peace of Mind

Millions of site owners worldwide have turned to WordPress because of its flexibility and the thousands of plugins available to customize web applications.... read more »
Sean Garrity
12/8/2017
FastComet's Motto of “Speed, Security, and Support” Lays the Foundations for Its Affordable, Globally Managed VPS and Dedicated Server Solutions

FastComet: Delivering Reliable VPS & Dedicated Server Solutions

When it comes to accessing information about products and services, most modern internet consumers demand one thing: speed. And, as the host’s name implies,... read more »
April Fitzgerald
12/6/2017
Purdue Researchers Develop Furion® — A New VR Framework Enabling High-Quality Virtual Reality on Mobile Devices

Purdue's Furion® — Built to Enable Virtual Reality on Mobile Devices

With the relatively recent availability of mass-market virtual reality (VR) headset devices, there’s no denying the technology is here to stay. However,... read more »
Christine Preusler
12/4/2017
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
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
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
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
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 support.... read more »
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
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
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
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
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 brings to... read more »
Sean Garrity
11/16/2017
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