AgriCharts Completes System Wide Enhancements for Website Hosting Platform

New hosting platform features enhanced content, usability and performance

Dec 01, 2010, 09:00 ET from AgriCharts

CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- AgriCharts, the agricultural division of Barchart.com, Inc., which provides market data, agribusiness website hosting and technology solutions to the agricultural industry, today announced the completion of the transition to a new cutting-edge website hosting platform for agribusinesses.  After a year of development, the new platform has been implemented across AgriCharts' client base and is now available to new clients.  The new platform takes website hosting and content management to the next level, and has made the process of building and managing a professional website for agribusinesses, like grain elevators, brokers and service providers, easier and faster than ever before.  

"AgriCharts offers the latest in web technology, content and design, which has been achieved through state-of-the-art hosting facilities, constant enhancements and listening to the needs of our clients," said Eero Pikat, President of AgriCharts.  "With our new version we offer a comprehensive system for managing your online presence that is easy-to-use, and meets both basic and advanced needs," added Pikat.

New clients will find that the new platform provides features for simplifying the process of transitioning from a legacy website hosting platform to AgriCharts.  In addition, visitors to AgriCharts hosted websites will experience high-speed browsing and superior reliability.  The new AgriCharts platform also features a combination of performance, functionality and content enhancements.  The hosting platform has been retooled to provide faster browsing speeds and easier access to more information like detailed weather, USDA reports and local cash bids.  The user interface for managing a website was also redesigned to provide more intuitive displays and navigation.  In addition, important functionality for website managers like integrated search was added, as well as the ability to easily import files from a legacy hosting platform.  

"We've focused a lot of attention on simplifying the process for an agribusiness to build a bigger and better website, which usually involves transitioning from an old hosting platform," said Mark Haraburda, AgriCharts Managing Director.  "We've developed both technical functionality and customer service procedures for making this process easy, fast and reliable," added Haraburda.

Additional new features include: advanced user management, additional news sources, integration of your own third-party RSS feeds, flexible file management, new weather content, detailed USDA reports, custom blog capabilities, advanced spread charts and cash grain bids by state.

For more information, please visit www.agricharts.com or call (877) 247-4394.

About AgriCharts

AgriCharts, a division of Barchart.com, Inc. which provides market data solutions to the futures, equity and foreign exchange markets, provides agricultural information and technology services to the agricultural industry.  AgriCharts' services include agribusiness website hosting and management, market data and information, cash grain bid management, website content and real-time quote services.  AgriCharts' goal is to provide successful market data, information and technology solutions to meet the requirements of today's agricultural industry.  

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