While it’s probably not the most exciting or important WP Engine news in the world I have a very large soft spot for this office opening. Back a few years I was on the executive team of the startup that built the pre-cursor to Smart Plugin Manager. I’m excited for our new Kraków office to […]
Endurance International Group (EIG) has reported their most recent quarterly results. Given the uncertainty regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and the related economic impact, the Company is suspending the guidance previously issued on February 6, 2020. Suspending guidance is zero surprise, as many companies including Apple are in the same uncertainty boat. What’s really interesting is […]
Great pleasure to have the opportunity to speak with David Vogelpohl of WP Engine.
Two days, two announcements! Web Ventures (WV), is on a roll at WordCamp Miami.
The second Web Ventures acquisition of 2020.
Is this the last WordPress software acquisition of 2019 or the first of 2020? Doesn’t matter. I think we are going to start seeing a large consolidation of the many various plugin and theme providers and it’s great to see Web Ventures kicking this off.
We saw a flurry of merger and acquisition activity in 2019 in the hosting space, signaling the maturing of the market. This type of consolidation among complementary companies makes good business sense.
This really is the year where open source based corporations are stepping up in a fury of acquisitions and today it’s Acquia acquiring Cohesion to continue the drive of simplifying site and page creation. What I find interesting in this purchase is that while WordPress vendors have been facing competition from the SaaS site firms, […]
We are getting close to the finish line with this series of interview but the wave continues: new partnerships, acquisitions, and services in the web hosting industry—an industry that is undergoing significant change. Emerging technologies and evolving customer expectations have shifted the landscape and many are curious as to what 2020 holds. One of the […]
The wave continues: new partnerships, acquisitions, and services in the web hosting industry—an industry that is undergoing significant change. Emerging technologies and evolving customer expectations have shifted the landscape and many are curious as to what 2020 holds. One of the biggest trends I’ve seen is increased specialization to address the increasingly complex needs of […]