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10 km x 11 Years and Counting

Monday mornings are always hard, and the Monday after the Sun Run proved to be no exception. Throughout the office, calf muscles were tighter and backs were stiffer, but there was also the air of triumph.

On Sunday, April 23rd, for the 11th year in a row, Gossamer Threads participated in the 33rd Annual Vancouver Sun Run, which is one of Canada’s largest 10K road races and the 3rd largest timed 10K in the world!

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We’re Celebrating 20 Years of Development and Hosting Achievements!

We are always amazed at what can be accomplished in 20 minutes, let alone 20 years.

On December 5th, we celebrated Gossamer Thread’s 20th anniversary. Established back in 1996 – the same year that Spice Girls’ “Wannabe” topped the charts – we have since evolved Gossamer from a one-person basement operation to a multi-million dollar company with 800 servers, 400 clients in upwards of 60 countries, and 30 employees.

In celebration of our accomplishments we have created a timeline to highlight our evolution and growth. We invite you to check out our achievements and join us for another 20 years of innovation and progress!

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Donut’s House of Cupcakes

Save a puppy, kitten or pony and make everyone’s day a little brighter with a scrumptious treat. What could be sweeter?” – The BC SPCA

On February 27th – better known as National Cupcake Day – Gossamer Threads raised $1,522.00 for the BC SPCA.

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Happy Valentine’s from Gossamer Threads! 4 Reasons to Show Appreciation at Work

A little bit of gratitude truly does go a long way! In the workplace, a heartfelt “cheers”, a quick email, or a simple handwritten thank-you note to acknowledge a job well done can increase productivity, improve well-being, and increase job satisfaction.

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Employee Profile: Nathan March

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Job Title: Director of Operations

Nathan joined the Gossamer team in 2008 to help drive the hosting side of the business. As Director of Operations, Nathan works at the heart and soul of our operation, overseeing everything from our servers and SysAdmins, to our network and storage systems. While you may work with Nathan every day, you probably don’t know much about him, so take a break and find out a bit more about the man behind the computer!

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