(mt) Media Temple and Virb Announce Expanded Partnership to Provide Customers with Comprehensive Site Building, Hosting, and Domain Services
(mt) Media Temple, Inc. - 07/24/2012
Los Angeles, CA — July 24, 2012 – (mt) Media Temple, a leading provider of web hosting and cloud services, today announced an expanded partnership with Virb, the do-it-yourself website cloud for small businesses, artists, musicians, and other creative people. The integration will provide customers greater access to both Virb and Media Temple’s simple tools for site-building, domain names, email, and web hosting. Virb will remain competitively priced at $10 per month.
With the deeper collaboration between Media Temple and Virb, customers will have access to:
• Simple tools to create beautiful websites, and easily customize
• Professional-class email service with mobile, web, and desktop versions.
• Support from an award-winning customer service staff.
• A new 24/7 monitoring and uptime operations center.
• Access to completely new screen-aware themes, reengineered for mobile, tablet, desktop and more.
• Improved, easier to use customization and management tools (virb.com/roadmap)
“Deepening our relationship with Media Temple means we can offer our customers more without sacrificing the hassle-free experience and support they’ve come to expect,” said Brad Smith, CEO of Virb (@brad). “With Media Temple’s help, I am excited to have new resources to continue to innovate our product, making it even easier for our customers to create beautiful and powerful websites. We’re better together.”
“Virb is a brand we’ve believed in since they joined (mt) Ventures back in 2009.” said CEO, Demian Sellfors (@demian_sellfors ). “We always knew they were going to build something incredibly useful and powerful.”
Media Temple’s President and COO Russ Reeder (@russreeder) continues further; “We get along great. Like us, they’ve built their reputation by listening to their clients and creating a product that fits their needs and just works. We’re excited to be able to offer their services to our clients.”
About (mt) Media Temple
From its inception in 1998, (mt) Media Temple has been on a mission to help people and businesses succeed online.
Over 125,000 customers in 100 countries now rely on Media Temple's simple tools for domain registration, web hosting, business applications, virtual servers, and other cloud services to power more than 1.5 million websites. We take pride in offering a premium service at a competitive price, along with exemplary 24/7 customer support. Our customers range from everyday people to top bloggers, creative professionals, and small businesses, as well as large enterprises like Starbucks, Adidas, Samsung, and Toyota.
With 200 dedicated, U.S.-based employees, Media Temple has been repeatedly recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in North America—and one of the best places to work. Find us anytime on the web at http://mediatemple.com or on Twitter @MediaTemple.
Originally launched as an creative social network, Virb charted a new course and pivoted into a DIY website builder in 2010.
Virb's mission is simple: Create one of the easiest ways to build your own website — with easy-to-learn management tools, integrated cloud hosting and a “one low price, everything you need” promise.
Tens of thousands of customers have built their own websites with Virb. There are themes to appeal to creative people everywhere, from small businesses to artists, musicians and photographers. Find out more at Virb.com and follow us on Twitter @Virb.