Houston, Texas – (The Hosting News) – June 8, 2007 – Privately held dedicated hosting company, The Planet, will invest in its data center infrastructure, for increased capacity and redundancy, with a $3 million plan to increase backup generators for its six data centers. As part of its initial investment, two new high-performance Cummins generators have been added to its Dallas data center portfolio.
In the event of a utility failure, the Dallas data center can run for 3.5 days without refueling, and even longer if required with its fuel-delivery contracts. The new generators deliver unsurpassed reliability and will be installed across all of The Planet’s world-class data centers.
Douglas J. Erwin, Chairman and CEO of The Planet remarked, ”In our business, the quality of our IT infrastructure sets the stage for how we support our customersâ€™ businesses. Uptime is critical to business operations, and we understand the important role we play in maintaining the IT infrastructure backbone for our more than 22,000 customers. The Planet continues to make significant investments that support the more than 45,000 dedicated servers housed across six world-class data centers so that our customers have access to state-of-the-art facilities.”
The Planet is a leading provider of On Demand IT Infrastructure solutions, hosting more than 22,000 small- and medium-size businesses and 2.8 million web sites worldwide. By offering the best choice of servers, software tools and world-class support, backed by state-of-the-art facilities and the highest level of network connectivity, The Planet endeavors to turn information technology into a competitive advantage, enabling customers to grow businesses.
To learn more about The Planet’s data centers, please visit: www.theplanet.com/why_the_planet/data_centers/.
To learn more about The Planet, please visit: www.theplanet.com.