10 Facts About Unidev
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Check out 10 things you might not know about Unidev:
- The company was launched in 1990.
- We were once named Westpac.
- For most of the first three years, everyone but Joan worked in Chicago, Illinois. Joan held down the fort in a small office in residential Florissant, Missouri.
- We created a mobile product named Telescope that died in the .dot com crash.
- In 1992, we wrote the largest U.S. SQL server installation at that time.
- When we launched our Internet Service Provider in 1995, we decided to choose an “A” name (ANET St. Louis) to come up first in the phone book. You could sign up for analog dial-up from as low as $19.95 per month. You just had to answer a few quick questions, like if you had Windows 95 or 3.x and your modem speed. At least 8 MB RAM was required!
- We are truly a family company. In fact, not only were we started by a married couple, each of their four children has worked for the company at various times, and we currently have several other families with multiple members working for us!
- What’s in a name? Unidev is short for Unified Development and results from a contest among employees to name the company.
- Not only is our content management system multi-lingual, so is our team! Several languages are spoken in our office (plus more if you are counting, C, C++, Fortran, C#, .NET, jQuery, HTML, we could go on…)
- We have new, hybrid office locations in Omaha, Nebraska, and Chesterfield, Missouri, that we plan to keep around for another three decades and beyond!