Every month we acknowledge among our Most Helpful Humans in Hosting..
Were the workers you would hire if you could. Responsive, useful, and committed in methods automation just cant be. Were your team.
Also, Ive discovered a lot about hosting because signing up with Liquid Web 3 years ago, and Im constantly amazed at how quickly the market is altering.
We wished to discover what fuels her passion at Liquid Web.
Meet Francesca Compau.
When a position for website design opened at Liquid Web, I just needed to get on board.
From as early as she can keep in mind, Francesca has always been a huge fan of innovation. She invested a lot of time as a kid on the household computer system, mentor herself HTML and CSS so she might make cool websites with glitter cursors and roaring MIDIs in the background. Eventually she selected to turn that pastime into a profession as a Web and Graphic Designer. Francesca finished from Michigan State University in 2013 with a BA degree in Games and Interactive Media. After a couple of different positions, she landed a function with Liquid Web in 2017.
Why did you join Liquid Web?.
As a web designer, I am always curious about where the sites I make actually live and what makes them work. I take a sense of pride in understanding I work at a place that powers service, home entertainment, and content for our consumers. To be at the leading edge of innovation is quite cool.
What draws you to the hosting industry as a profession?.
Interestingly enough, I utilized to be a customer of Liquid Web. I worked for a little non-profit that didnt have server admins on personnel, so as the web designer, I was likewise responsible for handling servers. I spent a great deal of time on the Liquid Web Knowledge Base trying to discover the ropes, however when things got unpleasant, I d call Liquid Web assistance in a panic. Luckily, there was always a calm, practical person on the other end who could help get things working once again! I always appreciated how friendly and knowledgeable the staff at Liquid Web were.
Exists something specific at Liquid Web that you just like?
Among my preferred groups to work along with is the Managed Hosting Product Team, that includes Jake Fellows. A couple of months back, we worked together on a launch of our new flagship item for off-server backups, Acronis Cyber Backup, for our Dedicated and VMware Private Cloud consumers. Its fantastic to be part of the public-facing side of an item launch, especially when that item is one that is the # 1 remote backup service internationally.
In your eyes, whats the difference between Liquid Web and other companies?
Liquid Web truly cares about the wellness of its staff. With the COVID-19 pandemic, Liquid Web put together a Response Plan quickly to guarantee staff would feel safe and supported while working from home. And management has actually continued to communicate with everyone about any changes that are coming, their perspectives on the shift in the economic landscape, and what to anticipate moving on. With all of the sound coming from the media continuously, it is fantastic to be grounded in weekly knowledge that our company stands along with its staff members and consumers throughout these trying times. Its a big weight off my shoulders understanding that my company supports me and my familys health.
Not just that, but we have an outstanding Culture Committee that has actually been placing on so numerous intriguing and fantastic virtual occasions for us, including virtual happy hours, Euchre competitions, virtual yoga (my favorite), gaming clubs, and more..
What is the biggest milestone youve achieved?
I belonged to the group that launched Liquid Webs new website in 2017, which was a huge accomplishment. I was worked with on in the middle of the task and it was “go go go” from the first day. It was a busy couple of months, but I truly was familiar with my team and work tough along with them to make our launch date. And seeing the response to the brand-new style, both external and internal, was so satisfying! Both our employees and customers were ecstatic about the changes.
Tell us about the most positive experience you have had at Liquid Web.
The most positive experiences for me at Liquid Web are when Im able to help others with their projects. I enjoy being a resource for others and assisting to empower them to be successful. At Liquid Web, Ive found that people take the mantra of being the Most Helpful Humans in Hosting pretty seriously, both for customers and colleagues alike..
What are you understood for at Liquid Web? What do people specifically concern you for?
I deal with the Marketing team as the Web/Graphic Designer, so generally individuals concern me with questions about our website, to assist make an image more appealing, or put some pizazz into a job.
My all-time favorite job at Liquid Web was designing our 20 Year Anniversary logo. It was also incredibly satisfying to understand that the logo design I had a hand in designing was worn around the nation and showed at trade shows for our consumers to see!
What is something you want our clients understood about their hosting?
Backups, backups, backups..
And with backups, its finest to have at least two in case something fails with the very first one.
There were several times that I was running what appeared like regular server updates at the not-for-profit I worked at while a customer with Liquid Web, and whatever started going wrong. Liquid Web uses regional cloud backups for VPS Hosting customers as well as off-server backups from Acronis Cyber Backup for our Dedicated Hosting and VMware Private Cloud clients.
Work aside, what are some of your hobbies?
Francesca and her husband on vaca at Eglinton Valley, New Zealand.
You can normally find me playing games on my PC or Nintendo Switch. My favorite games are Heroes of the Storm, Animal Crossing, Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and The Witcher 3. Im also an avid traveler, and have been to Japan, New Zealand, Australia, England, and Italy.
What is your preferred TELEVISION program?
Surprisingly enough, I utilized to be a client of Liquid Web. I spent a lot of time on the Liquid Web Knowledge Base attempting to discover the ropes, but when things got unpleasant, I d call Liquid Web assistance in a panic. With the COVID-19 pandemic, Liquid Web put together a Response Plan rapidly to ensure personnel would feel safe and supported while working from home. There were several times that I was running what appeared like regular server updates at the not-for-profit I worked at while a client with Liquid Web, and everything began going incorrect. Liquid Web uses local cloud backups for VPS Hosting clients as well as off-server backups from Acronis Cyber Backup for our Dedicated Hosting and VMware Private Cloud customers.
We hope you enjoyed our series, and stay tuned for the next Most Helpful Human in Hosting profile.
Most likely not the most original answer, however The Office. Its such an ageless classic. Hilarious, relatable, and gives you the warm fuzzies whenever. My favorite episode is the “Dinner Party.”.
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