Security and Reliability Fuel Hosting Concerns for Web-Dependent Designers, Developers, Digital Agencies and SMBs

Liquid Web Survey Reveals Business Challenges as Web and Cloud Reliance Grows

LANSING, Mich.– March 7, 2017 – There is no doubt that the adoption of web and cloud technologies continues to accelerate at a phenomenal rate. A recent survey by Liquid Web, LLC, a $100 million managed hosting provider focused on web-dependent professionals, found nearly 80 percent of designers, developers, digital agencies and SMBs expect their businesses will be more reliant on cloud and web technologies in the next five years. Continue reading “Security and Reliability Fuel Hosting Concerns for Web-Dependent Designers, Developers, Digital Agencies and SMBs”

Press Release: Liquid Web Acquires Web Hosting Company WiredTree

Liquid Web continues growth strategy, focus on web professional customers, with acquisition of WiredTree

LANSING, Mich.– Jan. 19, 2017 – Liquid Web, LLC (www.liquidweb.com), a $100 million managed hosting provider focused on web-reliant professionals, today announced the acquisition of Chicago-based managed web hosting company, WiredTree. This acquisition follows the completed purchase of Rackspace’s Cloud Sites business unit late last year.

While most of the largest hosting and cloud providers are either focused on very small website hosting or infrastructure services for very large enterprises, Liquid Web focuses its managed hosting products and high-touch support on tech-savvy, web-reliant professionals. These professionals rely heavily on the web and cloud to grow their businesses or to power multiple websites and applications. They need a reliable, secure partner who is building products for them and guaranteeing 100 percent power and uptime. Liquid Web is that partner. Continue reading “Press Release: Liquid Web Acquires Web Hosting Company WiredTree”

Press Release: Liquid Web Hires WordPress Authority Chris Lema to Head Up Product and Innovation

Lema’s Expertise to Support Growing WordPress Customer Base and Innovative Product Line

LANSING, Mich.– December 1, 2016 – Liquid Web, Inc. (www.liquidweb.com), a $100 million managed hosting provider focused on web-dependent professionals, announced today the hiring of Chris Lema as VP of products and innovations. Lema brings more than 20 years of software development and product development experience to Liquid Web. Most recently, Lema served as an independent industry consultant focused on the WordPress community, sharing his insights via a daily blog, ebooks, public speaking and product strategy. Continue reading “Press Release: Liquid Web Hires WordPress Authority Chris Lema to Head Up Product and Innovation”

Press Release: Liquid Web Upgrades Managed Dedicated Server Solutions with the Latest Technology Improving Speed, Reliability and Security for Customers

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New technology backed by the best value-added services and guarantees in web hosting

LANSING, Mich.– October 26, 2016 – Liquid Web refreshes technology across its entire managed dedicated server lineup to drive faster application performance. The new line includes faster application performance with new CPUs, business-grade SSDs, and fourth generation DDR (double data rate) RAM. These upgrades signal Liquid Web’s commitment to provide a best-in-class hosting experience for the web-dependent professionals it serves. Continue reading “Press Release: Liquid Web Upgrades Managed Dedicated Server Solutions with the Latest Technology Improving Speed, Reliability and Security for Customers”

Press Release: Liquid Web Continues to Grow With Top Talent in San Antonio Office

The company appoints new head of global sales in San Antonio office after recent Cloud Sites acquisition

LANSING, Mich.- October 19, 2016 – Liquid Web, Inc. (www.liquidweb.com), a $100 million web-hosting and managed cloud-services provider, announced today the hiring of key leader Amar Patel as Head of Global Sales & Solutions. Patel will play an integral role in the company’s San Antonio office growth, as Liquid Web also recently announced new office expansion plans in the city’s downtown tech corridor. Continue reading “Press Release: Liquid Web Continues to Grow With Top Talent in San Antonio Office”

Press Release: Deter WordPress Hackers with 5 Security Essentials from Liquid Web

Liquid Web encourages busy web-dependent professionals to stop and strengthen their WordPress sites during National Cyber Security Awareness Month

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 13, 2016 — Hacking attacks cost the average American firm $15.4 million per year. During October, which is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Liquid Web, a $100 million web hosting and cloud services provider, urges WordPress users to help prevent attacks by addressing five critical areas of security.

WordPress is the web’s most popular content management system, and collectively its users publish more than 58 million new pages each month. Ninety-nine percent of more than 75 million WordPress sites are secure, but that still leaves one percent, which includes more than 750,000 sites that are potentially vulnerable. WordPress users can make sure they stay out of the one percent by addressing these five critical areas of security: Continue reading “Press Release: Deter WordPress Hackers with 5 Security Essentials from Liquid Web”

Press Release: For the 10th consecutive year, Liquid Web is honored as an Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing U.S. Company

LANSING, Mich.- Aug. 26, 2016- Liquid Web, Inc. (www.liquidweb.com), a $100 million web-hosting and managed cloud-services provider, has been selected as one of Inc. Magazine’s 5000 Fastest-Growing U.S. Companies for the 10th consecutive year. The Inc. 5000 list is determined by a percentage of the overall revenue growth over three years for privately owned U.S. companies. Other factors taken into consideration are industry, location, revenue and number of employees. Over the last three years, Liquid Web has experienced a 40 percent growth rate. Now, with the recent acquisition of the Cloud Sites business unit from Rackspace, Liquid Web has grown to 550 employees and serves over 30,000 clients in 150 countries. Continue reading “Press Release: For the 10th consecutive year, Liquid Web is honored as an Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing U.S. Company”

Press Release: Liquid Web Acquires Cloud Sites Business Unit from Rackspace

Liquid Web commits to create new innovations for Cloud Sites customers by investing in the platform, its employees and the City of San Antonio

LANSING, Mich.– August 8, 2016 – Liquid Web, a $90 million web hosting and cloud services provider devoted to delighting customers, today announced it has signed an agreement to purchase Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX) Cloud Sites business unit, which will remain in San Antonio. Continue reading “Press Release: Liquid Web Acquires Cloud Sites Business Unit from Rackspace”

Press Release: Liquid Web Hires Terry Flood as New CFO

LANSING, Mich., Sept. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Liquid Web, Inc., a leading provider of professional web hosting and managed cloud services headquartered in Lansing, MI has just announced the hiring of executive Terry Flood as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer. The company — whose clients include Home Depot, FILA USA, The Boy Scouts of America, The United Way, and Disruptor Beam (Developer of Game of Thrones Online Games) — has indicated that Flood will play an integral role in the plans for accelerated growth it has reported since receiving a significant investment from Madison Dearborn Partners and naming Jim Geiger as its new Chief Executive Officer in June of 2015.

Our mandate for Liquid Web is accelerated growth,” noted CEO, Geiger. “With a seasoned executive such as Flood now filling the role of CFO, we have the final organizational piece in place to aggressively pursue growth via the development and acquisition of cutting-edge technologies and services.” He continued, “We’re excited about the additional value these initiatives will add for our existing customers who have awarded us a best-in-class NPS (Net Promoter Score) average of 67 over the last year, on the strength of our Heroic Support.

Flood, most recently, worked as a principal for Simafore, an Ann Arbor, MI-based big data analytics consultancy. Liquid Web reports that Flood’s technical background, in addition to his high-level executive experience, made him an attractive candidate. Prior to his role at Simafore, Flood filled the roles of CFO, COO, and, ultimately, CEO, over the span of his ten years spent with Logicalis — a leading provider of global IT solutions and managed services, comprised of more than 750 professionals.

Along with this news, Liquid Web also reports that interim CFO, Jim Calandra, will remain with the company throughout the year, assisting with the transition and the company’s accelerated initiatives.

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Liquid Web Celebrates 9th Consecutive Year on Inc. 5000

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Press Release: Liquid Web Achieves Best-in-Class Net Promoter Score of 74

For Immediate Release

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Lansing, MichLiquid Web, a professional web hosting and managed cloud services company that provides virtual private servers (VPS), dedicated bare metal cloud servers, and a variety of dedicated server solutions and customizable hosting services to a global customer base, announced that its Net Promoter Score reached an all-time high of 74 at the end of Q2 2015. This represents a “best-in-class” rating in the consumer-driven metric. Liquid Web’s score is particularly noteworthy as scores above 60 are extremely rare in the Web Hosting industry, where average scores historically hover in the single-digit realm. Regardless of industry, a score of 74 – on top of Liquid Web’s confirmed 12-month rolling average of 67 – is strongly indicative of excellent customer satisfaction.
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