Managed WordPress Demystified

Managed WordPress is a vibrant category of web hosting that specializes in doing 1 thing only: ensuring your WordPress websites are reliable, secure and well-maintained. In this WordCamp 2015 Toronto presentation, Alex Sirota (@alexsirota), Director of NewPath Consulting (@newpathtech) describes the different types of hosting available for WordPress with a focus on the ever evolving managed WordPress hosting space.

 This is a non-vendor biased presentation but will help web developers, designers and their customers understand the value proposition that a Managed WordPress hosting company can offer. The presentation includes a demonstration of some of the very cool features in several Managed WordPress systems including GoDaddy’s Managed WordPress Solution (part of GoDaddy Pro), DreamPress from DreamHost, FlyWheel, Pantheon and WPEngine. Also presented is a of more than 20 Managed WordPress hosts across the world.




About the author

Alex is a pioneer in using the cloud to meet the needs of small and medium sized business (SMBs) and membership-based organizations. He has a BSc in computer science from the University of Michigan and has worked as a product manager at two Internet startups. Alex is a father of 2 and plays the trumpet for fun. He is the founder and the president of the University of Michigan Alumni Club of Toronto.