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Hostway Brings Professional-Grade E-Commerce to Businesses of All Sizes

Enables businesses to provide the best possible online buying experience

DALLAS – Today, Hostway introduces affordable cloud-based Managed Magento e-commerce solutions that combine Hostway’s full suite of application management services with the scalability and security of the cloud.

 

Other entry level e-commerce solutions cut corners by using multi-tenant environments, or require large annual commitments of five figures and beyond for managed cloud servers. By contrast, Hostway’s solution delivers a professional-grade platform and services at a fraction of the cost.

“Developers and merchants need a cost-effective solution that allows them to build and optimize their storefronts, and one that they won’t outgrow as their venture gains momentum,” said John Enright, general manager of Web & Applications at Hostway. “Our solution provides the full functionality of the feature-rich Magento platform without all of the cost and complexity that goes into provisioning and maintaining the application.”

 

Managed Magento Starter is $99.95 per month and is ideal for managing and maintaining one store. Managed Magento Advanced is $199.95 per month and adds support for multiple stores along with greater processing power, storage and capacity. Both solutions are specifically tuned to deliver optimal performance for Magento storefronts and can be scaled with additional resources as the customers traffic and activity grows.

 

The Hostway e-commerce service is powered by Microsoft’s Azure framework with access to Hostway’s 24x7x365 team of Magento Certified Solution Specialists. Hostway’s specialists work directly with clients to get them up and running, and manage all aspects of ongoing e-commerce service operations, such as software and infrastructure updates, maintaining backups, patching, 24x7 monitoring, resource scaling, and performance optimizations.  By offloading all of the complexity involved in managing the platform, Hostway allows its clients to focus on managing their storefronts and growing revenue.

 

Availability
Now available worldwide, both of the Hostway e-commerce services run Magento Community Edition (versions 1.9 or the recently released 2.0). Additional information is available at www.hostway.com/ecommerce.

 

About Hostway
Hostway Services, Inc. is a leader in managed cloud infrastructure and application hosting solutions for asset-lite, mid-market and e-commerce focused organizations and the companies that serve them. Its team of engineers in North America and Europe deliver reliable, secure and scalable private cloud, managed server, and hybrid cloud hosting solutions to over 200,000 customers across six geographically diverse datacenters. Hostway’s core products include Managed Hosting, Cloud Hosting, Web Hosting and Email and Applications.

 

Hostway is redefining what customers can expect from a service provider by delivering the broadest scope of support in the industry, creating an Accountability-as-a-Service mentality that allows clients to focus on using their application rather than maintaining it. And as a leading Microsoft Azure Public and Private Cloud Hosting specialist and Microsoft Gold Partner, managed cloud hosting solutions are backed by a 24x7x365 team of Azure certified cloud engineers that work directly with customers to enable them to effectively scale and maintain their mission critical applications.

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Glenn Rossman has more than 25 years communications experience working at IBM and Hewlett-Packard, along with startup StorageApps, plus agencies Hill & Knowlton and G&A Communications. His experience includes media relations, industry and financial analyst relations, executive communications, intranet and employee communications, as well as producing sales collateral. In technology, his career includes work in channel partner communications, data storage technologies, server computers, software, PC and UNIX computers, along with specific industry initiatives such as manufacturing, medical, and finance. Before his latest stint in technology, Glenn did business-to-business public relations on behalf of the DuPont Company for its specialty polymers products and with the largest steel companies in North America in an initiative focused on automakers.