Category: Technology

Categories E-Mail Marketing / Marketing / Technology

SendGrid: Revolutionizing Email Delivery

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Since 1998 we’ve sent email from our application using our own, very reliable, SMTP servers. And while it has worked great, it is nowhere near as robust as SendGrid, a cloud-based email delivery and management service whose goal is to increase delivery and improve customer communications.

SendGrid has revolutionized the delivery of email from our applications because it allows us to know what happens to each and every email that leaves us. Was the message undeliverable because the email address was invalid? Did it bounce for some reason? Did the consumer mark it as Spam? SendGrid will tell you this and much more about every message sent from your application.

Categories Technology

Redefining How Applications Are Built And Maintained Using Virtual Servers, RackConnect And OpenStack

Redefining How Applications Are Built And Maintained Using Virtual Servers, RackConnect And OpenStack

On August 1, 2012, Rackspace officially launched their open cloud products, powered by OpenStack®, and shortly after, they shared with their clients and partners that the open cloud is no longer a concept sketched on a whiteboard – it’s a reality. This is great news for us as we’ve been anticipating OpenStack® so much that I had just finished writing this blog just as the announcement hit the market…

Categories E-Commerce / Magento / Technology

Automatically Copying Configurable Product Information to Associated Products in Magento

Automatically Copying Configurable Product Information to Associated Products in Magento

Magento is arguably one of the best storefront platforms on the planet. However, entering and configuring products, especially when your catalog is integrated with your in-store point of sale system, is not easy. We believe we have simplified the process of adding products to Magento by developing a handy little extension that automatically copies down configurable product information to their associated simple products.

Magento’s simple and configurable products provide a world of flexibility for retailers, allowing them to sell and merchandise their products how they see fit. However, retailers are busy and often need to enter products …