WestHost Celebrates PHP Community With Code Contest

February 8, 2011 by · Comments Off on WestHost Celebrates PHP Community With Code Contest 

Hosting BlogSALT LAKE CITY, UT – WestHost, a global leader in PHP Web Hosting, is announcing the start of their PHP Code Contest on February 3rd. Developers are encouraged to submit a PHP function. Winners, determined by a vote of their peers as well as judges, will win prizes including books, software, or a laptop. WestHost is sponsoring the contest in recognition of the large community of independent developers who use and enjoy PHP open-source software.

“We’ve always supported the open-source community by making sure our support staff was knowledgeable of PHP, and by supporting the latest versions,” shared Jake Neeley, Brand Manager of WestHost. “Seeing the strength of this community, we wanted to do something to recognize the time, effort, and commitment developers put into honing their craft, and the overall impression their work has made on the web.” Read more

WestHost Updates Web Hosting Plans

June 5, 2009 by · Comments Off on WestHost Updates Web Hosting Plans 

Web Hosting ToolsProvidence, UT – WestHost, a leader in the United States Web hosting industry, has recently updated their world class Web hosting plans. Each new plan now includes WestHost’s 100% Lifetime Satisfaction Promise, 60 day money back guarantee, and Premium U.S. based support. The updated plans also include new features, increased space, bandwidth and more.

Since opening their doors in 1998, WestHost has always placed a high degree of importance on providing excellent service. They have now taken their industry leading support to a new level by implementing their 100% Lifetime Satisfaction Promise. Setting themselves further ahead of their competition, WestHost is truly committed to taking care of each client for the lifetime of their account. Read more

UK2 Group moves all support functions in-house

March 5, 2009 by · Comments Off on UK2 Group moves all support functions in-house 

Webmaster NewsLondon – Leading web hosting organisation UK2 Group have just announced plans to move all support functions in-house, thereby bucking the popular trend of out-sourcing. As part of UK2 Group’s strategy to leverage the best from their thirteen brands, they have been able to build a world class, in-house support function which can now be rolled out across the UK2 Group.

Outsourcing support to less expensive countries has become very popular in many industries, not just hosting, as the promises of high quality service levels at low prices is extremely attractive. In addition, along with cost reductions other benefits of out-sourcing can include greater flexibility and economies of scale. However, there are serious risks namely in the reduction of quality of service, loss of control of a key part of the business and decline in knowledge levels within the business. Also the expected cost reductions may not actually materialize, especially if poor service levels result in increased and repeat customer enquiries and customer losses. Read more