Houston, Texas – (The Hosting News) – January 6, 2009 – Privately held dedicated web hosting company, The Planet, has released a new promotion, including a free month of service, coupled with free customized migration assistance from its Advanced Services team.
The Planet’s Advanced Services experts will assess the customer’s environment and develop a customized migration plan that includes a ‘migration checklist’ detailing IP address changes, DNS redirection and control panel reconfiguration, among others. The month of free service is good for the new customer’s entire hosting solution. It includes any type of dedicated servers, private or virtual racks, and add-on products such as storage and data protection, firewalls and load balancers.
Douglas J. Erwin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at The Planet remarked, ”In today’s difficult economic climate, customers have expressed concerns about the quality and long-term viability of their hosting providers, particularly with their entire business resting in the hands of companies that could collapse under financial pressure. We’ve recently announced both a $45 million credit facility and a new 86,000 square foot data center that will open in May to accommodate our colocation and complex systems businesses. We are well positioned to provide the increasing demand we are experiencing for new and existing services. Backed by our world-class data centers and network, we have a well-earned reputation as the best company for one-stop IT infrastructure shopping for the small- and medium-sized business.”
Ultimately, The Planet’s goal is to provide:
- High levels of network capacity and speed to deliver peak performance
- Instant scalability to handle even the largest spikes in network traffic
- Parallel, redundant, multi-tiered network routing and switching architecture to assure reliability and stability
- Multiple layer network security that prevents Delayed Denial of Service (DDOS) attacks from harming businesses
- Knowledgeable experts with a passion for excellence and a commitment to operate the best networks in the business
The Planet is the leading provider of On Demand IT Infrastructure solutions, hosting more than 25,000 small and medium size businesses and 14.1 million Web sites worldwide. The Planet Alpha division provides the widest array of self-managed dedicated servers and advanced services backed by 24x7x365 support. The Planet Northstar Managed Hosting division combines a proactive methodology and seasoned IT experts to deliver a fully managed hosting solution, with the best choice of servers, software tools and world-class support, backed by state-of-the-art facilities and an enterprise-class network.
To qualify for the offer, new customers must present a recent invoice from a competing hosting provider. For more information, please visit the Web site at the following address:
more about The Planet, please visit: www.theplanet.com.