Case Studies > People Element

A better approach to engagement

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The Background

The PeopleElement idea came into focus in early 2008 as a personal tool of CEO Scott Spann as he prepared to compete at the Beijing Olympics. In his fifteen years of competitive swimming, the dual foundation of his drive to improve was goal-setting and accountability. To help him achieve his goals, he shared them with family, friends and coaches.

Spann realized that networking and people are the elements of transcends athletic endeavors within – success for all individuals and companies is achieved by being motivated to complete a series of goals. Spann created PeopleElement as a place for both the titular activity as well as positive social media exchange. Chris Voigt, COO of PeopleElement, came on board after he learned of the project and started applying it to his everyday life.

The Solution

Knowing the decision ahead of them would play a large role in their continued growth, PeopleElement turned to its trusted colleagues for hosting company referrals. They learned about, LLC through their web design team.

“Our network consists of two hard commodities: the website and the hosting,” Voigt explained. “If the hosting works flawlessly, it allows us to grow our network. If the network continues to grow, we need more hosting space.”

Once PeopleElement was in touch with UnidenHosting Sales Consultant Amy S. Lee oh UnidenHosting, it became apparent where, LLC could be of service.

“We saw that their configuration was not ideal, and began the process of showing them how to get their platform running as efficiently as possible,” Amy said. “We’ve laid out a growth plan for them that explains how prices would change if their needs continue to grow.”, LLC’s expertise was quickly evident to the PeopleElement team.

The Result

PeopleElement is set up with a single robust managed server, with plenty of room to thrive and expand.

“Since switching from smaller servers to UnidenHosting, the functionality of the site has been much faster,” Voigt said. “It was immediately clear that UnidenHosting’s servers were more suitable for our needs.”

Through this transition, UnidenHosting’s account team and support were ever-present in making sure PeopleNetwork had what it needed to reach its milestones.


Since joining UnidenHosting, employees at PeopleElement have been able to stream it's media to their client base with 100% uptime and prepares to release its mobile application.

“We are very happy about everything that UnidenHosting has done for us as we continue to grow, from Denver to the Springs is well worth to drive” Voigt said. “It was really neat to see how the entire operation works with you. We’re also excited to be adding a mobile app that will complement our existing website. You guys at UnidenHosting will absolutely be involved with providing the platform for that project as well.”

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