Santa Clara, Calif., September 17, 2015 — Caspio, Inc. (caspio.com), the leading cloud platform for creating custom database applications, today announced that GateHouse Media, LLC is expanding its relationship with Caspio to include 12 additional media properties, building on existing contracts with acquired properties from Halifax Media Group and Local Media Group, Inc. Today GateHouse reaches over 22 million people on a weekly basis through hundreds of community publications and local websites.
GateHouse utilizes Caspio’s point-and-click online database to create web applications that promote local awareness and citizen collaboration. Reporters have deployed hundreds of engaging community applications using Caspio, including crime rates, public employee salary databases, fugitive mugshot galleries, health inspection reports, and many more.
“We recognize the growing importance of providing interactive digital assets to connect with our readers in more meaningful ways,” said Penny Riordan, Director of Digital Content Partnerships at GateHouse. “Caspio allows our news staff to enhance their reporting with creative and relevant applications and we’re very excited about increasing our usage of Caspio.”
GateHouse uses Caspio for its robust database capabilities, intuitive app-building tools, as well as the on-demand scalability to support highly-trafficked public applications. Since its debut in 2000, Caspio has become the leading platform-as-a-service, and the de-facto standard for media organizations looking to publish interactive database applications that generate more page views and advertising revenues.
“We are excited to see GateHouse standardize on Caspio for its existing and newly-acquired properties,” said Frank Zamani, founder and CEO of Caspio. “The ability for GateHouse to rapidly publish applications using a low-code platform is a testament to the true value of Caspio, and the promise of cloud computing.”
As a leader in cloud database and platform-as-a-service technology, Caspio, Inc. (caspio.com) helps companies shrink the development time of custom business applications from weeks to hours, and from thousands of dollars to a small monthly fee. Caspio’s point-and-click cloud platform powers applications for thousands of customers including Fortune-500 companies, America’s largest newspaper websites, government agencies, universities, nonprofits, and healthcare organizations around the world. A free 14-day trial is available at caspio.com.
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