Abdur Rahman LakhaniMagento Community Manager at Cloudways Published On: Saturday, July 17, 2021 Views 3489


The art of life is a constant readjustment to our surroundings.

I am a marketing and technology enthusiast and therefore decided to pursue my career in digital marketing. I have previously worked with many SMB’s and organizations to subsidiaries of big giants like AliBaba. Currently, I am associated with Cloudways as Magento community manager.

Please provide a brief overview of your product/service?

Cloudways is a managed cloud hosting solution that offers ease of server management with just a few clicks. Cloudways supports all PHP-based and CMS-based custom applications like Magento, WordPress, and popular web frameworks like Laravel. Through Cloudways, anyone can launch a cloud server in just minutes and with a few clicks on any top 5 cloud providers (AWS, Google Cloud, Digital Ocean, Linode, and Vultr). Cloudways also offers 30+ advanced features like resource vertical scaling, staging environment, server and application monitoring, and many more with 60+ data centers around the globe.

What inspired you to build the above product/ service?

The person behind this product is Mr Aqib Gadit. He, along with other partners, have developed this solution. The product is the reason I joined this company. I always wanted to work on an innovative and automated solution that would make people’s lives easier and help them focus on real objectives. Cloudways does the same by hosting their dreams. And this helps me to meet my career goal because I work on both the technical and marketing sides.

What was the most challenging part of your journey till now?

The journey so far has been like a roller coaster ride wherein ups and downs have all been part of it. But the most challenging part was the COVID-19 global pandemic, where the whole world was suffering from health and financial problems. The same happened with us, we had to perform our daily operations from home and collaborate through different mediums. But our organization and management supported us with all the necessities and tools to overcome these challenges. And we responded by overachieving our targets.

How did you overcome initial mindset challenges?

This is a solution that was already in demand because cPanel solutions are not considered reliable solutions, and dedicated servers are very complex to manage, so managed cloud hosting solution is a middle approach. We didn’t face that mindset challenge much since we understood the tremendous potential in the technology. Although people hesitated at first, to adopt it since it’s something new, but our free trial and interface did the magic, and people loved it.

According to you, what are the three qualities an individual must have to achieve success?

Be Passionate, Patience, Open to learn and adapt

What is your life mantra?

Accept what it is, give your best, never lose hope and do it for a cause

Which online tools/ services/ apps do you use the most and would like to recommend as well?

Google Analytics, Ahrefs and social site (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, and YouTube)

Share any one habit which you think makes you more productive.

Align all the tasks before the start of the work.

Share any one habit which you wish to change in yourself.

Easily distracted

What are your plans for the next 3 years?

Make Cloudways the number one choice for Magento hosting

If you get a chance to start your career again what would you do differently this time?

Nothing, What I am today is because of my experience.

What are your top three getaway destinations?

1) Northern Side of Pakistan

2) Turkey

3) Makkah & Madina (Saudi Arabia)

Share a quote that inspires you the most.

“Be patient, surely Allah is with those who remain patient” (Quran, 8:46)

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