Fort Lauderdale, Florida – (The Hosting News) – January 11, 2006 – Web hosting services provider for SMBs, Affinity Internet, has officially launched its new web hosting brand – Gate.com. Gate.com features an advanced, clustered service delivery platform and solutions that provide a level of performance and reliability previously unattainable for most developers and designers.
Gate.com solutions are architected to support the demands of dynamic, mission critical websites and applications, and include the latest in Web 2.0 enabling technologies.
According to Jim Collins, CEO of Affinity Internet, ”Web hosting was the first product in Affinity’s portfolio, and it’s still a very important part of our business; that’s why we continue to strive to create solutions based on the most advanced hosting technology at an affordable price. However, we recognize the need to offer much more than just hosting to satisfy the needs of today’s developer, which is why Gate.com also provides a full suite of advanced tools and web services.”
According to Affinity,
Gate.com utilizes a clustered server platform for both the Linux and Windows environments that helps eliminate website downtime and provides a high-level of performance and reliability, regardless of operating system. The solutions feature all of the latest technologies required to implement a dynamic Web 2.0 presence on the Internet, including ASP.NET 2.0, PHP, XML, and features such as:
– Symantec Brightmail Antispam
– Class Leading Storage Space
– Up to Two Terabytes of Data Transfer
– Development tools from Macromedia
– Sun Java System ASP 4.0, which allows ASP applications to run within the Linux environment
Windows ASP.NET 2.0 Solutions
– The newest Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and IIS 6.0 based Shared Hosting platform
– High performance Microsoft SQL database
– Back-end systems, managed code and control panel interfaces written in ASP.NET 2.0
– Automated database installs of the latest and most popular Microsoft sponsored website starters
The Gate.com server architecture is connected to one of the most robust high-performance networks in the industry. Affinity’s network capacity exceeds 2GB/sec and consists of multiple connections to other tier one networks, and multiple levels of physical redundancy. Together, the network and server environment ensure that no weak links exist between a customer’s website and their visitors; giving users a fast reliable experience.
Affinity’s team of experienced engineers back the Gate.com technology by continually updating the platform to support the latest in hosting technologies – such as the ASP.Net Framework, new versions of PHP, and dozens of other developer tools and compliers. Gate.com customers can also obtain technical assistance 24×7 either via a toll free hotline staffed by experienced hosting technicians, or from like-minded developers through Gate’s on-line community. All of Affinity’s engineering and support resources are in-house and based in the United States.
Gate.com’s UNIX platform and hosting plans are currently available at: www.gate.com. The Windows platform is currently as a public beta, with an expected launch dated of Q1 2006.
To learn more about Affinity Internet, please visit: www.affinity.com.