Liquid Web, Inc. makes substantial donation to the Perl Foundation

LANSING, Mich.-  Liquid Web, Inc., a rapidly growing managed Web Hosting company, with locations in Michigan and Arizona, recently made a significant donation to assist in the continued development and maintenance of the dynamic and powerful Perl programming language. The donation is reported to be $10,000 toward to Perl 5’s Core Maintenance Fund (Perl 5 CMF). With a clear commitment to innovation and development, Liquid Web is certain that this gesture will help to ensure the continued advancement of what it considers a powerful resource.

Liquid web sponsors the perl 5 core maintenance fund
Liquid Web has developed much of its software using perl and continues to do so. The programming language serves as an integral tool for the continued development of the company’s existing systems such as its billing, support and monitoring programs.

Liquid Web Founder and CEO, Matthew Hill, speaks on the importance of the Perl Community:
Giving back to the Perl community is something we’ve been interested in for some time. As Liquid Web continues to expand and grow, we find the need for more developers proficient in perl grows in kind. Supporting Perl’s continued excellence ensures that important programs that have proven invaluable to Liquid Web’s success will continue to perform to our specific needs.

Karen Pauley, President of the Perl foundation, was delighted with the news of the donation. “This investment in Perl’s future from Liquid Web will go a long way to help maintain the viability of Perl 5 as a platform for the many businesses that depend upon it and will deliver a positive impact upon the entire Perl community,” stated Pauley upon hearing of the donation. The Perl Foundation is encouraged with success stories such as that of Liquid Web and other companies that have been built on the programming language’s strong foundation and is excited to continue moving forward with them.

Liquid Web Inc. is a privately held managed web hosting company founded in 1997, with three wholly owned data center facilities located in Lansing, Michigan. In 2010 Liquid Web opened a software development office in Scottsdale, Arizona. Liquid Web is a leader in the professional web hosting market with an unwavering dedication to providing the best hosting products available.  Liquid Web has over 20,000 clients served in over 120 countries.  To service our customers we have assembled a world class Heroic Support staff and a proactive Sonar Server Monitoring team, professionally educated and easily accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Liquid Web received the INC.5000 Fastest Growing Companies award in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.
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