About Drift2 Web Services

About Drift2 Web Services


In April 2003, Drift2 was launched by a bright and energetic entrepreneur who believed there was something missing in the web hosting industry. In the decade following, Drift2 has evolved from a leading Pittsburgh hosting provider to a multi-service web design firm.

Gregory V Pruitt M.S., based in Pittsburgh, PA, envisioned a company that provided the full scope of web services. From hosting consultation, to responsive web design, to SEO optimization and internet marketing strategy consultation, Drift2 Web Services are fully equipped to meet your business or personal web design needs.

Drift2 offers web design and development, web hosting, domain registration and online marketing. As a successfully run and privately owned company, Drift2’s team is composed of a diverse background of highly qualified and driven professionals who are ready to push the customer service experience to a higher level.

An established company now in its tenth year of business, Drift2 aims to meet the highest of standards set by clients seeking an affordable web design and web hosting solution. Through friendly and easily accessible customer service and a commitment to complete satisfaction, Drift2 guarantees effective and efficient internet solutions. In fact, a major factor in the quick success enjoyed by Drift2 can be attributed to the large volume of referrals from past customers whose high expectations were exceeded.


Officially founded on April 4th, 2003, Drift2 began as a free web hosting company using a co-branded reseller program. Shortly after, we evolved into a paid hosting reseller. Before long, we offered our own hosting option with 1 dedicated server. It wasn’t long before this turned into a successful  multi-server Pittsburgh hosting operation. Recently, Drift2 has decided to follow our passion and talents and offer a full range of web design services and internet solutions while still offering hosting consulting and expertise.

Important Dates

April 4th, 2003 – Founded as a free web hosting re-seller service

July 1, 2003 – Became paid hosting re-sellers

January 2004 – Began offering our own hosting option with 1 dedicated server

September 2006 – Evolved into an established Pittsburgh hosting company with a rack of servers

February 1st, 2009 – Became incorporated as Drift2 Web Services, Inc. and split into two divisions: Drift2 Web Services and D2 Interactive Design

March 5th, 2009 – Acquired Baltimore based web hosting company Utaria.net

March 2013 – Partnered with Colo IP in order to concentrate on providing a full range of web design solutions

Read More about our partnership with Colo IP

Starts Reselling Paid Hosting - July 1, 2003

Drift2 dropped ties with 0Catch and started offering paid hosting plans only via a hosting reseller plan. The  2nd web site was designed.

Designs New Site - Sept 1, 2003

Drift2 designed its first site from scratch.

Early 2005

Bought 3 Servers – After some growth we decided to update our servers and expand.  To do this we purchased 3 servers  and co-located them in LA. We setup the servers as such: Web only server, Mail & DNS Server, Control Panel & Database server.

Aug 2005

Moved Drift2 to Pittsburgh

September 2006

Evolved into an established Pittsburgh hosting company – By migrating all servers from LA to Pittsburgh .

March 5th, 2009

Acquired Baltimore based web hosting company Utaria.net