The Hedgehog team is highly skilled in every aspect of Web Hosting. Since we first opened our doors in 2001, we have built a knowledge base to support a wide range of network administration technologies, all major operating systems, switching and routing technologies, Internet related protocols, and database administration.
Hedgehog's founders each have over 15 years experience working in the Web Hosting industry, providing service to nonprofit, corporate, and government clients. Every aspect of Hedgehog Hosting, from its philosophy and business model, to its well-developed processes is carefully mapped out based on our years of experience.
Hedgehog is proud of the client base that it has built. We see all of our clients as partners and we work closely with each one to evaluate their needs on a regular basis. Hedgehog works with industry-leading nonprofits in fields ranging from Healthcare to Environmental Protection. Each is doing cutting-edge work and they rely on Hedgehog to ensure that their Web applications are functioning at peak performance at all times. Hedgehog is pleased that we are able to support their important work by providing them with an unmatched infrastructure and a full suite of managed services.
To provide the best possible service, Hedgehog has assembled a small team of top-notch professionals that share our values and our love of the work that goes into providing reliable hosting. We have been so lucky to find people who have not only the right skills, but also the right approach. We feel that we have one of the best teams in the industry and are honored to work with such bright, dedicated individuals.
The Hedgehog team is skilled in every aspect of Web Hosting. We have built a knowledge base to support a wide range of network administration technologies, all major operating systems, switching and routing technologies, Internet related protocols, and Database administration and support for most commercial and open source products.
Furthermore, Hedgehog believes strongly in supporting our team in ongoing study and certification to keep up with this ever-changing field.
The strong experience and personal touch that our team brings to our business is the cornerstone of why Hedgehog Hosting will succeed in handling your business needs. Our managed hosting team is ready to provide you with the highest quality of service for your business.
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Before founding Hedgehog Hosting, Jeff Chanesman served as the Director of Hosting for Commerce One. He is highly skilled in the administration of major web hosting platforms including many different varieties of UNIX and Windows operating systems. Jeff is currently MCSE certified and is in the final stages of completing his CCNP. As the network engineer and Sys Admin for AppNet, Jeff utilized his skills to maintain and run their web hosting services prior to their acquisition by Commerce One. Jeff has strong knowledge in a variety of web hosting network systems and architectures. He also has experience with a wide range of network administration issues including help desk support, platform support, extensive LAN/WAN design and implementation, facilities building and maintenance, major switching and routing technologies and many other Internet related protocols.
Before joining Hedgehog Hosting, Chris Miceli was head of Technical Client Services for Commerce One's Mid-Atlantic division. Along with his team, he provided 24x7x365 application-level support to over 100 clients. At Commerce One, Chris was responsible for managing several major hosting projects, including the physical migration of 70+ production machines between facilities with an average uptime of over 99.5%. Chris also has a strong background in Web programming, using languages such as Perl, C/C++, and Java. He has extensive experience configuring and managing several different hardware/software platforms, including systems running multiple flavors of Unix and Windows. Chris graduated with High Distinction from George Mason University's School of Information Technology and Engineering with a BS in Computer Science.
Amanda Bean brings to Hedgehog a wealth of experience in project management and operations. At Commerce One, Amanda focused on the Project and Client Management of their many web hosting clients. She also played an integral part in the structure and development of their web hosting operations and eventually in the development of a migration plan away from web hosting. Her communications skills were evident in her functional role as Project Leader for many large web hosting clients. Her knowledge of help desk support and the resources necessary to run a successful web hosting business are what have fueled the development of Hedgehog Hosting. Amanda graduated Cum Laude from Harvard with a BA in English literature and language.
Richard Feller has over 20 years of Corporate Management experience in the web hosting industry. In 1995, Richard started working with ServInt Internet Services as the Director of Sales and Business Development, focusing specifically on medium to large web hosting clients. After leaving ServInt in 2000, Richard was charged with managing the restructuring and integration of Digiweb, a division of Interliant Web Hosting. After successfully managing many aspects of that restructuring, Richard and his partners founded Hedgehog Hosting in early 2001. As a principal at Hedgehog, Richard provides his expertise in growing their business processes, web hosting services and cyber-security and cloud technology services focusing specifically on the Association and Non-Profit sector. Richard Feller has just ended his first term as a member of the Board of Directors for the Internet Infrastructure Coalition and now focuses on special outreach projects for the coalition. Outside the office, he is very active with his sons’ school, focusing on theater, music and coaching youth rugby.