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Apr 02

How Mosso Used Twitter to Gain Us as a New Client


In: Tutorials

by Union

While planning the architecture for the new system that supports The Nightlife Network (http://carolinanightlife.com, http://illinoisnightlife.com, etc.) I came to the point where I had to decide on which scalable storage solution I wanted to use to store the 10,000+ existing photo albums for the sites... The biggest player in the cloud-storage market (to my knowledge) is Amazon, with their Simple Storage Service (S3). While this solution was a definite possibility (popular sites like Twitter and Base Camp use this service for their images and more), I wanted to at least check out one or two options so I could make a confident decision.

I had met with a colleague in Charlotte a week before who mentioned Mosso.com as he was using their Cloud Sites service to host his clients' websites. I visited their website and was pleased with their offering and really pleased that RackSpace was the company behind it. (Rackspace is notorious for great customer service).

I now had to make the decision between a good-looking but unknown service from Mosso, or a reliable (if somewhat cumbersome) service from Amazon. As with too many questions I have in life, I turned to Twitter for the answer.


UNION is a digital marketing agency founded in 2002 and headquartered in Charlotte, NC. Considered a digital marketing leader, UNION collaborates with many of the Southeast region's top brands to achieve business objectives through strategy, creative and technology. The agency specializes in crafting digital marketing platforms, content and campaigns that deliver meaningful and measurable ROI results. Want to work with us?

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