PlanetMagpie News

January 23, 2024
A new generation of mascot has arrived! Meet the newest Office Lab, Freedom.
November 22, 2023
The legend returns! PlanetMagpie is happy to welcome back Wayne Jondle as a Systems Engineer.
February 21, 2023
PlanetMagpie is proud to welcome Eric as a new Senior IT Support Technician!
November 04, 2022
The PlanetMagpie Creative Lab has launched a new customer website! Industrial Forklifts distributes Heli forklifts to dealers across the Western U.S.
November 03, 2022
The innovative redesign wins two W3 awards!
April 07, 2022
The PlanetMagpie Creative Lab has launched its latest customer website! Towlift supplies material handling equipment to critical businesses throughout Ohio, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.
February 14, 2022
Here's a message direct from PlanetMagpie President Robert Douglas. With a year of changes ahead, Robert has some thank you's to give and plans to share.
December 15, 2021
The Log4J vulnerability is a major threat to millions of businesses worldwide. If your business, or cloud services you use, uses the Java platform, check everything right away. Cybercriminals are already attacking.
September 16, 2021
Robert Douglas presented at the North Texas Infrastructure Summit in August 2021, educating attendees about cyberattacks on critical infrastructure.
August 26, 2021
In a never-ending quest to defend the business world from cyberattacks, Robert Douglas appeared on the Economic War Room show to talk about the "Cyber War."
June 03, 2021
Our latest partnership with N-able, makers of remote monitoring & management software, gives us a voice in how to improve the software's usefulness and security.
May 18, 2021
PlanetMagpie joined with fellow DFW businesses to advocate for more investment in the American IT workforce, citing the grave importance of strong cybersecurity in Texas and beyond.
February 05, 2021
A 30-year IT expert talks cybersecurity for the Texas construction industry.
October 12, 2020 wins a new award for its ground-up rebuild!
November 12, 2019
Cromer Material Handling is the leading forklift & material handling equipment distributor in California. Their new website is 100% mobile-friendly, with Quote Request tools and an all-new user experience.
June 28, 2019
The June/July 2019 issue of Burb News (a local newspaper for the Irving-Las Colinas region) featured PlanetMagpie and our most recent Pop-Up event. Thank you Burb News team!
June 21, 2019
In our 20th year of business, PlanetMagpie is named a Top WorldWide MSP by Channel Futures!
May 23, 2019
On May 20, 2019, PlanetMagpie joined Staples Construction and other sponsoring businesses in sponsoring the "Fore the Kids" charity golf tournament in Camarillo, California.
October 11, 2018
Cyber Fu training comes to Dallas! PlanetMagpie has begun offering cybersecurity training to Dallas area businesses.
October 09, 2018 garners 2 more awards. The W3 Awards judged it outstanding for Financial Services, and for its good user experience.
September 17, 2018
PlanetMagpie now has a Texas office! We're expanding to the Dallas/Fort Worth area for more business and more BBQ.
September 10, 2018
PlanetMagpie has added Cloud Backups for Office 365 Exchange data to its Cloud Services.
August 01, 2018 has been selected as one of Sitefinity's Top 5 Websites of the Quarter! This award goes to 5 outstanding websites built in Sitefinity with great user experiences.
June 05, 2018
FPA is a Los Angeles-based money management firm with over $30 billion under management. Their all-new website provides easy-to-access financial data and secure customer access.
May 22, 2018
On May 21, 2018, PlanetMagpie joined Staples Construction and other sponsoring businesses in the "Fore the Kids" charity golf tournament in Camarillo, CA.
November 14, 2017
The W3 Awards honor the year's best creative excellence in websites, video, social media, and mobile. Our website for Staples Construction took 'Best in Show' for 2017!
October 06, 2017
Train your employees to help you fend off cyberattacks. Sign up for "Cybersecurity Kung Fu," a new training program from PlanetMagpie!
September 13, 2017
The PlanetMagpie Website won a 2017 WebAward from the Web Marketing Association! Built to be mobile-friendly and visually fun, the redesigned website highlights what our Web Consulting team can accomplish.
September 08, 2017
Equifax, one of the 3 major credit reporting agencies, has been hacked.
March 20, 2017
One of our partners, networked video surveillance firm Axis Communications, wins Outstanding Security Performance Award.
January 09, 2017
PlanetMagpie President Robert Douglas will talk about Skype for Business performance in a webinar on February 9. Come join us!
November 29, 2016
The new launched in August 2016. Two months later, it won three W3 Awards for its visual appeal and ease of user experience.
November 03, 2016
Introducing Jake Horstmann, PlanetMagpie’s newest IT Support Technician. Jake brings a background in IT and customer service, an ideal combo for our clients.
September 19, 2016
PlanetMagpie had a booth and a workshop at the 2016 Small Business Expo. Part of our constant outreach to local small businesses. Thanks to everyone who stopped by!
April 04, 2016
Vircom's modus antispam software continues to win awards. It won the Virus Bulletin's VBSpam award twice in the past quarter alone!
September 11, 2015
The A is for Apple website won a 2015 WebAward! The new site is built for parents of children with developmental disabilities. Every page is designed for easy browsing, learning and support.
September 11, 2015
Fast Company consulted IT experts, including PlanetMagpie President Robert Douglas, for its September 2015 article on the widespread issue of email privacy.
June 19, 2015
Small businesses get hacked too. PlanetMagpie published an article in the Fremont Business Review to make local businesses aware of the risks, and give some ideas on how to improve small-business cybersecurity.
March 04, 2015
On March 3rd, a reporter for CNN Money asked Robert Douglas to comment on the growing scandal involving former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails.
February 20, 2015
PlanetMagpie President Robert Douglas will take part in a panel discussion titled "IT Security for Small Business", hosted by the Fremont Chamber of Commerce, on March 5 in Fremont. Security-conscious Silicon Valley small business owners should attend.
February 04, 2015
Announcing PlanetMagpie's First Client Website for 2015: A is for Apple, Inc. The new A is for Apple website is built for parents of children with developmental disabilities. Every page is designed for easy browsing, learning and support.
September 21, 2014
This year, PlanetMagpie only submitted one website to the 2014 WebAwards: Diablo Precision, Inc. Thanks to Diablo's all-new branding and its unique visual facility tour, the gamble paid off: won our 10th WebAward.
June 13, 2014
Diablo Precision, Inc. in Hollister has launched a new website. It's not your standard brochure site though--the new site invites visitors to take a virtual tour of their green machine shop.
September 26, 2013
The number of WebAwards for PlanetMagpie client websites has climbed to 9, with 2 new awards for 2013. Congratulations to Cromer Material Handling and Giorgi Bros. Furniture!
October 16, 2012
PlanetMagpie continues its now-five-year record of producing award-winning client websites. This year, an industrial manufacturer and a CPA firm have won WebAwards for their new sites.
July 05, 2012
A Silicon Valley IT and Web Development agency has been certified as a Platinum Partner for the Sitefinity Content Management System. PlanetMagpie is the first such partner in the San Francisco Bay Area.
February 03, 2012
Not every IT firm CEO is quoted in mainstream media many times over. As of January 29th, Robert Douglas was quoted in the New York Times. See what he has to say about mobile tech in business.
September 07, 2010
Our new headquarters has been featured in a San Francisco Business Times article.