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Merger Between SoftLayer and The Planet Completed
Wednesday, November 10th, 2010  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – GI Partners today announced the completion of the merger of its portfolio companies SoftLayer Technologies, the innovative on-demand data services provider, and The Planet, the global leader in IT hosting. The merger creates the largest private...

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The Planet Features in New Video
Tuesday, September 28th, 2010  
PRESS RELEASE (The Hosting News) – The Planet, the global hosting leader, today announced that ( is featured in a new video from the company. Using The Planet’s colocation services, provides around-the-clock live and on-demand true streaming using today’s most...


The Planet to Exhibit at Channel Partners Conference
Thursday, September 16th, 2010  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – The Planet, the global hosting leader, today announced it is among exhibitors at the 2010 Channel Partners Conference & Expo, taking place Sept. 20-22 in Washington, D.C., at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. The...

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SoftLayer and The Planet Shed Light on Merger
Friday, August 13th, 2010  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – In 2005, 10 of The Planet’s management staff departed to form SoftLayer. Five years later, SoftLayer and The Planet are looking at a potential merger. In a move that Doug Erwin, CEO of The Planet, jokingly referred...

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The Planet and Softlayer Likely to Merge
Friday, August 6th, 2010  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Rumors and speculation were the hot topic during HostingCon 2010 and about the possible merger of Houston-based The Planet ( and Dallas-based SoftLayer ( and brought to a high possibility by the purchase of 70% equity in...

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The Planet’s Kevin Hazard to Speak on Interactive Marketing Panel
Wednesday, August 4th, 2010  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – The Planet announced that Web Hosting Evangelist Kevin Hazard will be a featured speaker at this month’s Houston Interactive Marketing Association meeting. On a panel titled, “Getting Down to Business: A Look at the Increasingly Interactive B2B...

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Dynapp Adds The Planet Server Cloud for Hosting Infrastructure
Tuesday, July 20th, 2010  
PRESS RELEASE (The Hosting News) – The Planet, the global hosting leader, today announced that Dynapp, Inc.® ( has adopted the company’s new Server Cloud as an added service for its existing hosting platform. Headquartered in Macon, Ga., Dynapp provides a broad...

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Web Hosting Talk and The Planet Unveil Cloud Benchmarking Tool
Tuesday, July 20th, 2010  
PRESS RELEASE (The Hosting News)  – The Planet, the global hosting leader, and Web Hosting Talk, the largest, most influential web hosting community on the Internet, today announced the beta development of a free, online cloud benchmarking tool designed to save businesses...

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The Planet Adds Industry Veterans to Board of Directors
Monday, May 24th, 2010  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – The Planet, the global leader in IT hosting, today announced the appointment of two industry leaders to its Board of Directors. Charles E. Hoffman and Charles A. Picasso bring to the board years of extensive experience in the...

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The Planet Host Free Webinar on Business Fundamentals of Hosting
Wednesday, May 19th, 2010  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – The Planet has announced it will host a free webinar on the financial and business fundamentals required to operate and grow a web hosting company. Moderated by Liam Eagle, editor of Web Host Industry Review, the...

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