Houston, Texas – (The Hosting News) – February 22, 2007 – Privately held dedicated hosting company, The Planet, has expanded both of its Dallas and Houston data center operations, including an additional 25,000 square feet, for a total data center footprint of 175,000 square feet.
Through the end of 2007, the company plans data center additions that will bring the total to 215,000 square feet. Approximately 60 percent of the space is located in Dallas, with the remainder in Houston. The Dallas operation has opened, and the Houston data center will begin serving customers by the end of March.
Douglas J. Erwin, Chairman and CEO of The Planet explained, â€œOur customers in the SMB community require reliability, scalability and network performance so they can confidently grow their businesses using our world-class data centers and on demand IT infrastructure. As we continue to expand operations, our goal is to ensure we provide quality products, professional service and the industryâ€™s best support so that every client company operates at peak efficiency.â€
Ted Green, CEO of Greenview Data added, â€œAs our business grows, The Planet allows my company to add servers quickly and efficiently. We have a broad range of customers â€“ from large corporations traded on the New York Stock Exchange to law firms, medical offices and family-run businesses â€“ who rely on us for service. We count on The Planet for top-notch operations that help us keep our systems running and our customers happy.â€
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. Research from Frost and Sullivanâ€™s Stratecast Partners shows that The Planet also reduces IT infrastructure costs by up to 75 percent for SMBs. The white paper is available for download via The Planetâ€™s web site.
To learn more, please visit: www.theplanet.com.