The history of Digitus89 began in 1989. Since then the company has proven to be a pioneer in the technology industry of Wilmington, North Carolina. Ray has shown flexibility by adapting to the changes of the computer industry and the internet. There is one thing he will never change, that’s his dedication to providing his customers with the highest levels of service.
July 5, 1989
Ray Rogers launches Cape Fear Office Machines Inc. & Cape Fear Cash Register Inc. located at the N. 17th Street Shopping Center in Wilmington, NC. Cape Fear Office Machines provides sales and service of typewriters, fax machines, copy machines, postage meters, and Paymaster check printers. Cape Fear Cash Register provides sales and service of TEC cash registers, Point of Sale (POS) systems and restaurant systems, along with office supplies.
March 25, 1992
Ray Rogers recognizes the future of how computers are becoming an ever increasing integration for both personal use and business, and responds to market demands by expanding his business with opening Cape Fear Computer Center, and moves to a larger location at 4951 University Drive in Wilmington. Cape Fear Computer Center provides computer sales, service, and training that is done both at the University Drive location, as well as at customers locations.
November 10, 1997
Since the advent of the internet, Ray Rogers realized that there was an increasing demand for computer users to be able to access the internet through a “dial up” connection, so he opens Cape Fear Webmasters and becomes the 2nd Internet Service Provider (ISP) in Wilmington, and compliments this new service by also providing both web development and hosting to businesses throughout the Carolina’s.
April 8, 2000
By the year 2000 hundreds of companies have turned to Cape Fear Webmasters to provide a custom website that suits their particular needs, but Mr. Rogers sees that the real estate industry needed an integrated solution that would allow brokers and agents to showcase their property listings seamlessly on their websites, so he creates a vertical market for real estate by developing Broker IDX. His software becomes the de facto resource for real estate website development. That same year Cape Fear Webmasters becomes Microsoft Certified and starts to provide IT services for small to medium sized business.
July 19, 2008
2008 – Business continues to grow exponentially, and with this growth came the need for a larger location, so Cape Fear Webmasters and Cape Fear Computer Center move to their current location at 5006 Randall Parkway in Wilmington.
October 15, 2010
Cape Fear Webmasters starts providing the first commercially developed custom content management system (CMS) websites using the DotNetNuke (DNN) platform.
July 27, 2012
Cape Fear Webmasters becomes CFWebmasters.com and partners with DNN as it becomes a nationally recognized Silver Partner.
February 5, 2013
Ray Rogers recognizes the advantages of how the content management system WordPress has grown in popularity due to its user-friendliness and search engine optimization advantages, so he expands his services to include custom WordPress websites, but more importantly he shifts his business model toward bringing the very best in digital marketing.
March 10, 2015
CFWebmasters.com rebrands and becomes Digitus89. The company was founded in 1989 and the “89” in the new name represents that history. Since 1989 the company has evolved to represent all things digital. The company now offers a full suite of services including web design and development, digital marketing and IT solutions for business.
April 1, 2015
Ray Rogers recognizes the paradigm shift of how more users are browsing the internet utilizing mobile devices than desktop computers, so when Google officially announces that starting April 21st 2015 they will be offering preference to mobile-friendly websites (and more specifically responsive design websites), Ray realizes that with this shift he must also adapt in order to fill the needs of mobile device users for both personal use and business.
February 15, 2016
To provide customers with the quickest and easiest way to create lead generating real estate websites, the SEO RETS Real Estate Plugin was acquired. Since then our team of support staff and programmers have been working hard to make improvements to the software. SEO RETS has gotten faster, smarter and more user-friendly and we intend to continue to improve service for years to come.
March 1, 2017
The company re-branded to align with the services we provide. Because we are a full service web, marketing, IT and photography firm, it made sense to split the company into three new brands to allow for better customer service. This re-brand move is truly meant to provide a better customer experience going forward.
March 1, 2017
We’ve been providing photography services for real estate for years. Fly4Pix is a new brand created for those clients who need photography, aerial photography and videography services. Customers can schedule their photography and videography services, quickly, online. From stunning aerial views, to intimate interiors, Fly4Pix can help with your digital photography and videography needs.
March 1, 2017
For years clients have known us for our IT and technology support services. The new Cape Fear Networks is dedicated to keeping our clients technologies up and running. From on-site service to remote support Cape Fear Networks continues to provide a full suite of IT services.
March 1, 2017
WebWorks89 creates custom web and marketing solutions; including mobile friendly websites, and creative marketing campaigns that deliver results for our clients. The WebWorks89 team is deeply committed to helping you to grow your business and providing the best possible service.