Houston, Texas – (The Hosting News) – July 2, 2007 – Privately held dedicated hosting company, The Planet, has launched a new unmetered bandwidth product, provided through multinational, Tier 1 facilities-based ISP, Cogent Communications. Designed as a highly affordable bandwidth solution, the new offering ranges from 10 to 100 megabytes a second, per uplink.
Available on three of the company’s most popular server configurations, the unmetered bandwidth offering provides an ideal solution for customers who require large amounts of cost-effective bandwidth with applications such as media hosting and streaming video.
With direct connections to the Internet through Cogent, The Planet ensures that customers are able to bypass congested transit networks by shortening the network path between the IT infrastructure and customers or end users. Using this method, customers gain access to vast amounts of bandwidth at affordable prices starting at $200 per month. For more information on Cogent unmetered bandwidth, please contact The Planet Sales Team at 866-325-0045.
Urvish Vashi, Director of Product Management at The Planet explained, ”On the heels of our unmetered bandwidth promotion, we recognized an opportunity to provide a sustainable, high-bandwidth offer as part of our regular product portfolio. We’ve seen a significant and growing interest in streaming media from companies that operate high-traffic sites, who also face the challenge of where to find huge volumes of bandwidth without breaking the bank. Through a single source, The Planet delivers a complete IT infrastructure and plenty of unmetered bandwidth at affordable SMB price points.”
Cogent Communications (NASDAQ: CCOI) is a multinational, Tier 1 facilities-based ISP ranked by Ovum-RHK as one the largest provider of Ethernet services in the United States. Cogent is also ranked as the 56th fastest growing company in North America on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 List for 2006. Cogent specializes in providing businesses with high speed Internet access and point-to-point transport services. Cogent’s facilities-based, all-optical IP network backbone provides IP services in over 90 markets located in North America and Europe.
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, using the best choice of servers, software tools and support, backed by state-of-the-art facilities and network connectivity.
To learn more about Cogent Communications, please visit: www.cogentco.com.
For more information about The Planet, please visit: www.theplanet.com.