Every year we share information about our sponsors. These companies make WordCamps across the nation and in our region possible. Today we want to introduce our Bronze Sponsor DreamHost and share a little bit of their story. Check out our Q & A with this awesome, community-focused hosting company.
Q. What is your name?
A. Cathee Smith
Q. What business/organization do you represent? What is your professional title i.e. Director of Sales, Administrative Assistant, Developer, etc?
A. DreamHost, Marketing Coordinator
Q. What is your company mission?
A. The year was 1997. The scene was a college dorm room. Four friends with a love of technology, open-source software, and a strong desire to help people get online banded together to create DreamHost. Built on open-source technology with a commitment to customer success, DreamHost provides domain registration, web hosting and cloud services to 1.5 million sites, blogs and applications, and supports over 400,000 web designers, developers, content creators, small businesses and entrepreneurs with the power of the Open Web.
Q. What products and/or services do you offer? Please provide detail.
A. Web hosting, VPS (virtual private servers), dedicated servers, and WordPress specific hosting (DreamPress 2). Whether you have a single low-traffic site or a high-traffic store, we have a hosting solution for you!
Q. Why do you love WordPress and why do you work with the WordPress community?
A. We love WordPress simply because it follows a lot of our core values here at DreamHost. WordPress is operated openly and widely, and works for a variety of users. Plus, you can’t beat the community that surrounds WordPress, some of the best people around. 🙂
Q. Why do you support WordCamp? What do you hope attendees gain from participating? What suggestions, inspirations, or message do you have to share with attendees in Asheville?
A. DreamHost is a BIG lover of all things WordPress, and under that umbrella falls WordCamps! We sponsor all western region WordCamps because we want as many users to find and take advantage of these amazing conferences as possible.