ZeroLag joins Inc. 5000 for 2015

Emerging leader in managed cloud and hosting services ranks in most competitive Inc. 5000 list in history

LOS ANGELES — Inc. magazine recently ranked ZeroLag, a leader in managed cloud and hosting services, 4288 on its 34th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 5000. Read more

How to select a Magento hosting provider: top 5 tips

The following is a guest post provided by Commerce Acceleration Group, a San Diego-based E-commerce Agency specializing in Magento design and development. 

There are a lot of moving pieces when a retailer decides to rebuild their website. On any given rebuild there could be up to fifteen outside vendors involved, providing services like re-targeting, custom reporting, CRM, Order Management software, and email marketing to name a few. Often a retailer’s ability to select the right vendors can make or break a project. At Commerce Acceleration Group we try to make what can be a stressful process as stress-free as possible. So we thought we’d stop bye the ZeroLag Blog today and share our top 5 considerations for picking a new Magento hosting provider. Read more

5 reasons why the costs of hosted dedicated servers are justified – even when you think it might not be affordable

It is very easy to get lured into the promise of low cost, multi-tenant (shared) servers and/or public cloud solutions, and the promise of instant access to compute, memory, and storage resources. However, before an organization places mission-critical applications and data into one of these environments it is important to carefully consider all of the ramifications. Read more

Sellvana announces public alpha

What you need to know about Sellvana’s public alpha release

Earlier this month, Sellvana announced their public alpha release, which has been over a year in the making. The highly anticipated open source e-commerce platform from former Magento developer, Boris Gurvich is now available to the public.

Hundreds of designers and developers have contributed to the Sellvana e-commerce platform. Key features and functionality highlights include:

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Managed e-commerce hosting helps merchants adapt to change

Managed e-commerce hosting is an essential component of an e-commerce strategy that’s built to last. In these changing times, many merchants are falling behind the curve, unable to keep up with rising consumer expectations, web site management concerns, and security issues. While a high-profile security breach or outage at a critical time could deal a crippling blow, a more common scenario is a slow or unstable web site that quietly drives away would-be customers on a daily basis. Instead, many savvy merchants opt for the services of an expert provider of managed e-commerce hosting. These specialized hosting companies supply cost-effective infrastructure, support, and tools to ensure optimal e-commerce site performance, reliability, and security. Read more