Dallas, Texas – (The Hosting News) – April 15, 2008 – On-demand hosting services and virtual data center provider for the small to medium enterprise (SME), SoftLayer, was chosen to be the hosting service for MMO Guildsites, a Toronto based web site design and hosting company.
MMO Guildsites assists the massive multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG) guilds, to create feature-rich sites for its membership.
George Karidis, Chief Strategy Officer for SoftLayer noted, ”We’re excited to be MMO Guildsites’ solution of choice. They have an exceptional offering. And we’re proud of our role in the online gaming industry. We are an established leader in the segment, with a strong and growing customer base. Clearly, our level of performance and connectivity, as well as our interconnected facilities from coast to coast, have made us an ideal resource for the industry.”
Founded in 2006, MMO Guildsites differentiates itself from competitors with premium site-building features, including: Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ an easy-to-use site design tool with an advanced AJAX interface Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ a visual theming tool with a library of 80 professionally designed themes Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ innovative add-ins that integrate game activity into the guild sites The company has grown to host more than 700 sites for guilds based around the world, representing major game titles including World of Warcraft, Final Fantasy, and EverQuest.
As the company grew, MMO Guildsites struggled with finding a provider that offered the winning combination of network reliability, hardware and services to ensure positive experiences for itself – and its expanding customer base. MMO Guildsites turned to SoftLayer for the level of performance and stability necessary to accommodate its growing technology needs. They chose SoftLayer’s quad processor multi-core platform and use secure, out-of-band management through VPN for full control of their environment, enabled by SoftLayer’s industry-leading network topology. Additionally, SoftLayer’s proprietary customer portal lets the company easily track its customers’ traffic and usage.
Mr. Kardis added, ”SoftLayer’s commitment to innovation and service allows our customers to constantly evolve. We are pleased to be part of MMO Guildsites’ continuing success.”
Headquartered in Plano, Texas, SoftLayer provides next-generation web hosting and on-demand datacenter services on a global basis from facilities located in Dallas, TX and Seattle, WA. Utilizing proprietary management tools coupled with the industry’s first network-within-a-network topology, the company delivers unprecedented power and control to securely manage IT environments while providing unparalleled scalability.
To learn more about SoftLayer, please visit: www.softlayer.com.