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3 Tips for Choosing a Web Development Company

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When selecting a website development company, it is important to find a company that will design a site with a strategic approach to visuals, functionality, and a long-term plan to achieve goals. It is essential to gain understanding about the web development... keep reading about 3 Tips for Choosing a Web Development Company

Avatar Uses ZenDesk and StatusPage to Provide Better Transparency

Avatar rolls out ZenDesk and StatusPage.io Support

Avatar is very excited to announce the roll-out of two additional components to our cloud hosting services. We've incorporated ZenDesk and StatusPage.io to our cloud hosting offering as part of our ongoing effort to provide our clients top notch support and effective transparency.

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ZenDesk extends the methods... keep reading about Avatar Uses ZenDesk and StatusPage to Provide Better Transparency

5 Steps We Took to Survive Black Friday and Cyber Monday with Zero Downtime

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the two biggest online shopping days of the year.  They are also the most highly anticipated days for our hosting team, as we generally see triple and sometimes quadruple the traffic levels compared to... keep reading about 5 Steps We Took to Survive Black Friday and Cyber Monday with Zero Downtime

High Performance for the Holidays

Happy Cyber Monday!  We've been working hard over the past few months to get our clients ready for this year's holiday season and want to share some of the tricks of the trade we use to keep our e-commerce clients happy and... keep reading about High Performance for the Holidays

Check Your Cloud Hosting Status

Today we’re releasing v1.0 of AvatarStatus.com to the public.  The site stems from a hackathon proof-of-concept session that we worked on back in August.  The goal of this site is to provide our clients with better visibility into their cloud hosting... keep reading about Check Your Cloud Hosting Status

Your Website: Better. More Responsive. SPDYer.

As a certified hosting partner of CloudFlare, we were invited try out the private beta of SPDY, an experimental application-layer protocol built on top of TLS, developed by Google for transporting content over the web with minimal latency. Yesterday, CloudFlare... keep reading about Your Website: Better. More Responsive. SPDYer.

Now deploying with DeployHQ!

At Avatar New York, we've always implemented some form of version control system.  From Microsoft’s Visual Source Safe (shutter…) to CVS, SVN, and finally Git (although we still use SVN for some projects).  Not using some... keep reading about Now deploying with DeployHQ!

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Avatar New York Builds Mohawk One Website to Rule Them All

Avatar New York announces the launch of Mohawk's new eCommerce and marketing website at http://www.mohawkconnects.com. The new website consolidates several Mohawk online properties into one and represents the culmination of a 6-year partnership with ecommerce website design firm Avatar New York as... keep reading about Avatar New York Builds Mohawk One Website to Rule Them All