Our old logo:
and its meta version:
need to be updated with our new name. We were offered:
which has a great mug icon, monitor art, and font.
Just not sure about the composition. The text seems unbalanced and is starting to crowd the eye pleasing whitespace. Especially when you still need to add meta. They offered no example of a meta logo.
As well as a meta variant:
Are there any objective concerns I’m ignoring here?
Your proposal is an improovement.
Probably the image needs fo be more modern and fresher. The flat design it is staying for a bit so how about using that, and let me use a robust font.
The 3 lines of vapor are cool and could indicate lines of code. Let us forget for a moment a normal monitor, and let us simplify that with just a screen. The smaller rectangle could be the base of a screen or could be a mobile device.
And now the text is integrated with the image.
Here are the adapted recomendations. A less rounded mug, a Meta version, and a thin line of the monitor :o)
(I need to repair the far border of the G)
A bit rounded mug
Less bright red and the Meta highlighted.