WebDevStudios Acquires Maintainn to bring WordPress Support and Maintenance Services In-House

Furthering our goal of continuing to provide excellent post-launch support and maintenance for our clients here at WebDevStudios, we are so excited to announce that we have completed the acquisition of Maintainn in order to fully bring ongoing support and maintenance services in-house.

Maintainn is a professional WordPress support and services shop founded by Shayne Sanderson in 2012 and they provide professional WordPress support and maintenance services including 24/7 security monitoring, daily off-site backups, weekly updates to WordPress core, themes and plugins, a dedicated WordPress support desk and custom development.


Maintainn WordPress Support and Maintenance Services by WebDevStudios

At Maintainn, Shayne has assembled a dynamic team of active members of the WordPress community providing both back end and front end support for their WordPress clients.  This is a natural fit with our team and offerings at WebDevStudios.  So much so, that in early 2014, we contracted with Shayne’s team at Maintainn to help support our growing need for ongoing maintenance and support of our existing client base.  In working with Maintainn over the past several months, it became crystal clear to us that we could go far together in meeting those goals of both sets of clients (ours and Maintainn’s) and just a little over a month ago, we reached out to Shayne with an offer that we felt made a lot of sense for both parties.

What does this mean for Maintainn’s existing client base?  As our in-house support team, Maintainn immediately gains the benefit of WebDev’s existing development and design bench strength, which enables us to increase Maintainn’s offerings of support and maintenance with the confidence that comes with a large team of experienced and talented developers who excel at what they do.  All of the services and packages you already know and love from Maintainn will remain available with the peace of mind and confidence of knowing that Maintainn now has the support and backbone of WebDevStudios experience and skill.

Maintainn WordPress Support and Maintenance Services by WebDevstudios

By acquiring Maintainn, WebDevStudios gains an existing infrastructure of WordPress support services that our existing client base will immediately benefit from.  Maintainn instantly becomes our in-house team of dedicated, experienced and skilled support and maintenance that enables us to continue to provide our clients (old and new) with confident, skilled support that starts immediately following the launch of their latest web site.

Shayne Sanderson - Director of Support / Founder of Maintainn
Shayne Sanderson | WebDevStudios
Director of Support – Founder: Maintainn

In the distant past, Shayne Sanderson was once an employee of WebDevStudios and held the role of Project Manager – a role that he excelled in.  He left WebDevStudios in October 2013 to focus his efforts on growing and improving Maintainn, and always remained a close friend and valued partner to us.

Maintainn becomes our 1-stop support and maintenance entity. It will support all of our client retainers as well as any incoming clients looking for maintenance and support specifically.  Shayne will continue to head the effort with his team as Director of Support at WDS, and we’re excited about Maintainn’s future!

We are thrilled to have Shayne back at WebDevStudios!  Shayne has built a truly amazing platform at Maintainn.  It is both our honor and our privledge to bring Maintainn into the WebDevStudios family with the intention of supporting the growth and success of our WordPress support and maintenance offerings now, and in the future.

About WebDevStudios:

WebDevStudios is a website development company that focuses on custom WordPress website and plugin development, providing custom solutions for clients like Microsoft, WEtv, Discovery Channel, Wharton University, University of Pennsylvania, Kaspersky Antivirus and more.

The WebDevStudios team prides itself on the contributions it makes to the WordPress community (5 core contributors) and love to create new and innovative features that change the way websites are designed and developed. WebDev’s team is passionate about the work they do and work extremely hard to ensure that our clients are happy.

WebDev is a 100% distributed company, with headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, New Jersey, and Milwaukee, WI – owned by Brad Williams (CEO), Brian Messenlehner (CTO) and Lisa Sabin-Wilson (COO).

About Maintainn:

Founded in 2012, by Shayne Sanderson, Maintainn provides professional WordPress support and maintenance services including 24/7 security monitoring, daily off-site backups, weekly updates to WordPress core, themes and plugins, a dedicated WordPress support desk and custom development.

Maintainn’s knowledgeable team are active members in the WordPress community who have multiple plugins listed in the WordPress repository, have contributed to WordPress core and organize/speak at many WordCamp conferences worldwide. Maintainn knows WordPress!

Read more about this acquisition on Maintainn’s website:  Maintainn Joins WebDevStudios!


18 thoughts on “WebDevStudios Acquires Maintainn to bring WordPress Support and Maintenance Services In-House

  1. Wow, congrats! I worked with Brad for years before his referral to Maintainn so this is so awesome to have come full circle! Thanks for the excellent support from both sides, now to be one!

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