San Francisco, California – (The Hosting News) – August 10, 2007 –
Web hosting and managed services firm, Verio, recently supported the open source and Linux communities with its Linux Test Drive program. Designed with businesses and developers in mind, all LinuxWorld show attendees were invited to register for a free Verio Linux Virtual Private Server (VPS) trial account.
The free offering was designed to allow for new clients to observe first-hand, how they could leverage the VPS for an e-commerce solution, a custom development environment, a corporate intranet, an email management system or a hosted blog or podcast. Trial account users could also benefit from the VPS’s vinstall tool and software library for fast deployment of multiple preconfigured applications: Apache 2.2.3 comes installed on Linux VPS for faster performance, PHP 5.1.5 provides support for popular technologies such as XML, SOAP and MySQL and others, support for object oriented programming is also provided.
Verio’s Linux hosting offerings were showcased at LinuxWorld, where attendees received information on how to sign up for free Linux VPS web hosting accounts, as well as observe live demos of the Verio Linux VPS. Company executives and technical experts were on hand to discuss how Linux hosting and managed services provide cost savings to small and midsize businesses, web developers and resellers through improved security, data protection and management of IT web infrastructure.
IDG World Expo, a producer of tradeshows and events, sponsored the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo at Moscone Center. Linux and open source users from around the globe, arrived at San Francisco’s Moscone Center to examine the latest products and solutions, hear about emerging trends in the industry, and experience new content focusing on key themes including virtualization, mobile and embedded Linux, and Linux on the desktop, among other topics.
LinuxWorld Conference and Expo featured the key companies that are driving the future of Linux and open source, including AMD, Astaro Corp., Barracuda Networks, Centrify, Dell, Fujitsu, Gentoo Linux, HP, IBM, Intel, Lenovo, Motorola, Novell, Oracle, Palm Inc., Scalix Corporation, Splunk, SugarCRM, ubuntu, and VMware, among many other entities. The exhibitors consider LinuxWorld the perfect stage to announce their latest product and service offerings, or other breaking news relevant to the Linux and open source industry.
Verio Inc. is a provider of hosting and managed services for small and midmarket companies and partners worldwide, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT America, US subsidiary of NTT Communications, which provides complementary global network access reaching over 200 countries worldwide. The company offers businesses a range of Internet services, including web hosting, managed services and value-added professional service offerings. Verio supports its operations with scalable global infrastructure and systems including the NTT Communications Global IP Network, and provides business solutions to customers and partners in more than 146 countries.
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