|Founded||Lansing, Michigan, The United States (July 29, 1998 )|
|Headquarters||Lansing, The United States|
Number of locations
|3 Datacenters in The United States|
Number of employees
Footnotes / references|
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Liquid Web, Inc. is a provider of web hosting services based in Lansing, Michigan, United States. They provide dedicated managed servers, VPS servers, Smart Servers, shared hosting, as well as a range of hosting products and services.
In January, 2010, Liquid Web launched its cloud hosting platform, Storm On Demand, offering services such as clone and migration. Since launching this new service, Storm On Demand has added several new features including Storm Bare Metal, which gives customers all the services of Liquid Web's storm servers delivered on a dedicated server. Recently they announced the availability of new operating systems on their storm servers: CentOS 6.3, Debian 6.0, and Ubuntu 11.10 as well as Geographic Redundancy.
In June, 2010, CloudHarmony conducted a benchmark test comparing cloud server performance, focusing on Memory IO. "The top performers in this benchmark category were EC2, Storm on Demand (6 servers with scores 116 and above), Bluelock, and IBM Developer Cloud."
Liquid Web received the INC.5000 Fastest Growing Companies award in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014.
On May 27th, 2015, Liquid Web announced that it had accepted a significant financial investment from Madison Dearborn Partners. Terms were not disclosed. In addition to the Majority investment by Madison Dearborn, Executive Jim Geiger also invested in the company and was named CEO. Principles reported that the Financial Acquisition was made to accelerate the company's growth and add to its offerings in the Web Hosting market.
Liquid Web currently maintains four datacenters. They currently have three (including their main office) in Lansing, Michigan and one located in Phoenix, Arizona. The company announced expansion plans to Ann Arbor, Michigan (US) as well as Europe in 2014.
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