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Who We Are

9th Node Networks is an established Cloud Service Provider with over 15 datacenter locations worldwide. Our network is powered by the OnApp CDN allowing for rapid site-to-site communication and deployment over Tier 3 network providers. 9th Node Networks currently provides cloud services, domain registration, IT consultation, and website/application development to hundreds of clients worldwide.

We support multiple Chicago and Colorado based marketing firms and clients including The Simons Group, Peterson Marketing Group, Hyper Pony Studios, Newman Medical, Monica Pedersen (HGTV), and Gloria Williams (featured on Oprah).

What We Do

  • Cloud Servers
  • Web Hosting
  • Domain Names
  • Website Development
  • IT Consulation
  • Website / Server Management
  • SEO / Analytics

Meet Aaron

  • Aaron Ditto - CEO/Founder

After leaving his last position as Director of IT for a human management consulting firm in downtown Chicago, Aaron started 9th Node as a small hosting company to help small and local businesses develop a strong and scalable online presence. Since then, Aaron has supported hundreds of businesses worldwide.

Computer & Network Administration
Aaron has over 15 years of computer and network administration experience. Supporting Windows, Linux & Mac operating systems as well as industry leading Cisco, VMWare & Citrix and other hardware and software technologies, Aaron is an all around "IT solutions provider".
Website & Application Development
Aaron specialises in website design and development for WordPress, Joomla, Magento, Drupal and many other Open Source Content Management Systems. He has been programming in HTML, CSS, PHP, .NET & Coldfusion for over 10 years and has built and launched over 100 sites.
Security & Technology Consultation
Whether you have an existing website or application that you want to have reviewed for best practices, or outdated internal technology that needs some TLC, Aaron has a wide range of experience to help provide recommendations and solutions that will fit your budget and strategy for the future of your business.
How To Contact Aaron
Visit our Online Knowledgebase or Submit a Ticket.
Aaron is also available most days via our Live Chat System.

Meet Sarah

  • Sarah Merciez - Web Designer / Research Analyst

After teaching English from elementary school up to college students in China, Sarah transitioned to this field as a copywriter and marketer. Working exclusively with small businesses, she learned quickly to diversify her skills and has also become adept at web design, Google Analytics, and topical research. Her teachable spirit and willingness to try anything makes her an excellent asset to our small business team.

With a developed understanding for the particulars of web writing, Sarah writes web copy, blogs, and marketing pieces that capture the attention of both search engines and consumers. Her background in English teaching, not to mention her ravenous appetite for consuming literature provide a solid foundation for her writing.
Sarah has a deep appreciation for well crafted visuals and has been well-trained in achieving professional web design. Balancing color, empty space, and strategically placed text, her designs help showcase your business without overwhelming consumers.
With a natural curiosity and an analytical problem-solving mind, Sarah attacks research questions with fervor. She has completed several Google Analytics courses and offers fresh insights to our team.
How To Contact Hannah
Don’t. Just Kidding! But seriously, the best way to get the right person on task for you is to contact us!
A Full Service IT Solutions Company!