All about aTech Media
aTech Media is a small but perfectly formed internet software development company, specialising in Ruby including frameworks including Ruby on Rails. We develop fast, reliable and secure applications for both technical and civilian audiences. Our clients range from software developers and internet service providers to schools and churches.
We love our newly renovated office - if you're in the area, feel free to pop by and say hi!
Anything is possible - we strongly believe that we can solve the problems facing internet users all over the world by developing easy to use software which does exactly what it says on the tin. Wherever possible we keep our products as simple and streamlined which in turn leads to a faster user experience and a streamlined and efficient codebase. We are constantly working on improving and adding features to all our active projects.
- Founded in 2004.
- Employs 7 Staff.
- Runs 14 Apps.
- Powered by 40 Servers.
- Has 36,000+ users.
- Serving 50+ countries.
This timeline shows the key events in the aTech Media history going right the way back to it's birth through to the current day.
aTech Media was founded by Adam Cooke while still at school, aged 17.
aTech Media was incorporated as a limited company, registration #5523199.
Adam Higgs came on-board to help with website development.
The early years of aTech (from 2005 until 2008) were predominantly spent working on designing developing websites for a number of schools, local design agencies and various technical companies.
As well as websites, we also developed a CRM application called desklamp. We also developed a management system for schools called SMI, which is still in use today.
We began development of a virtual server management platform, known as Radar.
we started Codebase
We started the development on the first version of Codebase.
Charlie Smurthwaite joined the team, later to become Technical Director.
Jack Regnart joined the team to work on some exciting new client projects.
we launched Point
We needed a reliable DNS hosting provider and couldn't find one. So we built Point.
Our VPS platform software was acquired and continues to grow under another brand to this day.
we launched Deliver
We needed a reliable way to send & receive e-mail in our apps. So we built Deliver.
we launched Deploy
Customers wanted to deploy from Codebase to their servers. So we built Deploy.
Dan Wentworth joined the team as our Head of Hosted Applications.
We designed & built our new fast & redundant hosting infrastructure to host all our applications.
We launched our new single sign on system allowing our users to login to any of our apps using a single set of credentials.
We migrated all customers onto a complete re-write of Codebase with many more features and significant speed & stability improvements.
say hello to Dial 9
We launched our voice over IP company, Dial 9, specialising in solutions for small businesses.
we launched Sirportly
We needed a customer support platform for all our apps. So we built Sirportly.
Dan Quinney joined the team as a developer working on Sirportly.
Jack Hayter joined the team as our Technical Community Manager.
We launched our partner programme allowing customers to earn commission from referring users to our services.
We launched Noti
Noti allows you to receive desktop notifications from web apps. It's awesome.
The aTech Media team came 8th in the 2012 Rails Rumble by developing Dasher in a weekend.
We refurbished and moved into our new permanent office for the next few years, in Poole, Dorset.
Nathan Baum joined the team as a Software Engineer.
Ben Thompson joined the team as a Software Engineer
Point was acquired by Copper.io.
We launched our own multi-homed autonomous network (AS60899) and migrated all our infrastructure from Bournemouth to London.