Plano, Texas – (The Hosting News) – October 25, 2007 – Self-managed, dedicated server products and utility services firm, Layered Technologies, Inc., is collaborating with Sun Microsystems, to offer Sun Startup Essentials members, the ability to rapidly deploy on-demand solutions, on Sun’s platform of products and the Solaris 10 Operating System (OS).
Todd Abrams, President and COO of Layered Technologies offered, ”We pride ourselves on using the best and most efficient technology at Layered Technologies. By collaborating with Sun and offering their platform of premium products to our customers aligns with this strategy. Our collaboration with Sun further strengthens our ability to help our clients reduce their infrastructure and operating costs, eliminate capital expenses involved with building their own infrastructure, as well as increase their ROI (return on investment).”
Layered Technologies will provide Unix-based Solaris OS as part of its comprehensive, world-class hosted dedicated server offerings. The Solaris 10 OS server hosted solutions are ideal for small, medium and enterprise customers, delivering an optimum blend of reliability, affordability and flexibility, similar to Layered Technologies’ other server packages.
Mr. Abrams explained, ”Many of our clients are Web 2.0 and SaaS companies. As a member of the Sun Startup Essentials Program, we have the opportunity to offer these customers the Solaris 10 OS and Sun systems that provide them with added functionality and flexibility, as well as superior performance and security. We see that as a big advantage for us.”
Juan Carlos Soto, Vice President, market development for Sun Microsystems added, ”Sun understands that startups today need flexible, scalable and affordable web hosting solutions that will enable them to focus on growing their businesses. Layered Technologiesâ€™ hosting solution is an ideal component of Sun Startup Essentials, and we are confident that our customers will enjoy the functionality and flexibility of Layered Technologiesâ€™ platform for the open source Solaris 10 OS, all while keeping operating costs low. We welcome Layered Technologies to the Sun Startup Essentials program and look forward to working together to help startups prosper.”
With clients in over 120 countries, Layered Technologies’ custom technology solutions are designed to allow both large and small customers to rapidly deploy on-demand hosting and utility computing services, providing all the controls of colocation without the start up costs, capital investments, long term contracts and associated challenges. It is hoped that by partnering with Layered Technologies, companies will be able to achieve ROI quickly via reduced capital investment, total cost of ownership (TCO), labor reduction, training, and floor space.
Based in Frisco Texas, Layered Technologies, Inc. is one of the five largest global providers of on-demand hosting and utility computing solutions, providing dedicated, partially managed server hosting solutions, primarily for the small and medium-sized enterprise (”SME”) market. The firm provides customers with technology, infrastructure and support services designed to enable them to operate servers at secure Tier III/IV data centers, while saving capital and operating costs typically associated with purchasing and maintaining servers at co-location facilities. Layered Technologies servers and associated network facilities are used by customers to host a variety of Internet-enabled applications, including content and e-commerce web sites, software as a service (”SaaS”) offerings, online multiplayer games, shared web site hosting services, and streaming multimedia content distribution and delivery, among other applications.
To learn more about the sale, please visit: www.layeredtech.com.
For more information about Layered Technologies, please visit: www.layeredtech.com.