Liquid Web are the latest company to donate the significant sum of $10,000 (USD) to the Perl 5 Core Maintenance Fund, Liquid Web wish to "assist in the continued development and maintenance of the dynamic and powerful Perl programming language".
Liquid Web, Inc. are a rapidly growing managed Web Hosting company, with locations in Michigan and Arizona with a clear commitment to innovation and development. Liquid Web has developed much of its software using Perl and will continue to do so in the future so consider it essential to help support the Perl community. 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".
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.