Louisville, Kentucky – (The Hosting News) – November 2, 2007 – Managed hosting and colocation company, Hosting.com, is offering holiday promotions, to donate laptop computers to children in developing countries, through non-profit group, OLPC, with one laptop per child during November and December.
On behalf of its clients for every hosted web server sold, Hosting.com, will donate the funds necessary for delivery of the laptops. Every $200 donation to OLPC pays for and delivers one XO Laptop. Through this holiday promotion, Hosting.com anticipates donating at a minimum $10,000 or 50 XO Laptops.
Guided by the mission to ”ensure all school-aged children in the developing world are able to engage effectively with their own personal laptop networked to the world,” OLPC provides children specially designed XO Laptops. The XO Laptop contains a wireless router, can be re-charged by human power, is the size of a textbook, weighs less than a lunch box, and was designed to be highly durable. Current countries participating in the program include Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Central America, Ethiopia, Libya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Pakistan, and Thailand.
Darren King, President and CEO of Hosting.com offered, ”As a high-tech company with clients all over the world we realize the value of ensuring all parts of the world have access to the latest in technological advancements. It is through efforts like OLPC that we can help spread the culture of learning through technology to even the most remote corners of the world.”
Since 1996, Hosting.com has provided managed hosting, colocation, disaster recovery and business continuance services to a global customer with a high level of security, reliability and responsiveness. Hosting.com monitors, manages, and enhances the web-based platforms of Web 2.0 companies, software as a service providers (SaaS), content distribution networks (CDN), and medium to large enterprises whose web presence is crucial and high availability mandatory. Hosting.com currently owns and operates its proprietary content delivery grid (CDG) via data center facilities in Louisville, Kentucky; Irvine, California; San Francisco, California; and Boston, Massachusetts.
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