What technologies do the Unicorn Companies Use?
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We thought it would be interesting to find out what technologies were popular on these $1bn+ privately valued companies.
Attribution: Valerie Everett
Where do Unicorns host their websites?
The short answer is Amazon - 50% of the sites in the list are in an Amazon Data Center, mostly in Virginia but some also in Oregon, California and Singapore.
What do Unicorns use for Analytics?
86% of the Unicorn sites have Google Analytics installed. New Relic, Optimizely and Marketo are also popular premium tools on the Unicorn website list -
Other Interesting Unicorn Technology Usage
- 95% of Unicorn sites use JQuery - the most detected technology in the list
- 90% have a Viewport Meta tag - meaning they are most likely responsive and will work across mobile and handheld devices
- nginx is the most popular web server found on 66% of the websites
- Google Apps for Business is the most popular email system found used on 62% of Unicorn websites.
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