Office Will Serve Over 3,000 Agencies and Companies In Australia and New Zealand

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA — OCT. 18, 2017 —  WP Engine, the world’s leading managed WordPress provider today announced the opening of its new office in Brisbane to further support the company’s surging customer base across Australia and New Zealand.

Expected to more than double its customer base and significantly invest in employee growth over the next three years, the Brisbane office is the latest addition to the company’s global expansion, following the opening of offices in London (2015) and Limerick, Ireland (2016).

“Today, we are embarking on an exciting new chapter in WP Engine’s international expansion,“ said Mary Ellen Dugan, Chief Marketing Officer at WP Engine. “Brisbane is the perfect place for us to continue to build out our global footprint and be closer to our customers. We are energized by the opportunity to partner with the community, government and business leaders to build local talent and advance the local tech ecosystem.”

WP Engine is the leader in powering digital experiences built on WordPress, delivering more than 500,000+ experiences that five percent of the online world visit every day. Across 130 countries, 70,000+ customers ranging from individuals and startups to multinational corporations and global agencies trust WP Engine including AMD, Bauer Media, Brickworks,, Casella Family Brands the makers of [yellow tail] wine, Elephant Room, iSelect, Metcash, New Relic, Penguin Random House Australia, Under Armour and XERO.

“We are pleased to extend an official welcome to WP Engine,” said Peta Ellis, Chief Executive Officer at River City Labs. “WP Engine choosing River City Labs as its first Australian based office is a testament to the positive global reach we have. Surrounded by a community of startups and entrepreneurs, it’s great to see WP Engine in our space of innovative thinkers.”

With WP Engine, Australian agencies and brands can build remarkable digital experiences quickly and easily; deliver those experiences with greater speed (via Australia-based data centers with our tech partners Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform), security, and reliability; gain insights to improve the digital experience and the business impact; and extend their digital and marketing hub with open integrations using best-of-breed solutions.


“Few companies have invested into and forged as strong a path in helping power digital experiences on WordPress as WP Engine,” said Rob Stinson, Marketing Manager at XWP. “Their influence on the wider WordPress ecosystem is well known, and we are finding their commitment to the enterprise space equips us to move with confidence, knowing that our clients’ infrastructure is well managed and ready to grow with them. We truly value their team and their dedication to the technology that brings us together.”

“With Vegepod’s success in the Shark Tank grand finale, it was crucial that our website was able to cope with the sudden influx of interest and sales. Fortunately, by working with Elephant Room and WP Engine, the website easily handled the traffic influxes and the experience for thousands of new Vegepod users was a positive one,” said Matt Harris, CEO and Founder of Vegepod.

About WP Engine

WP Engine is the world’s leading managed WordPress platform, providing enterprises and agencies with the agility, performance, intelligence, and integrations they need to drive their business forward faster. WP Engine’s combination of tech innovation and an award-winning team of WordPress experts are trusted by over 70,000 companies across 130 countries to provide counsel and support, helping brands create world-class digital experiences. Founded in 2010, WP Engine is headquartered in Austin, Texas, and has offices in San Francisco, California; San Antonio, Texas; London, England; Limerick, Ireland and Brisbane, Australia.

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