(The Hosting News) – HOUSTON â€“ The Planet, a global leader in IT hosting, recently announced the addition of a third server to its portfolio that is powered by Intelâ€™s next-generation Nehalem microarchitecture. The Xeon 3450, based on the Dell PowerEdge R210 platform, is now the most powerful single-processor server in the companyâ€™s fleet. The server is available immediately.
â€œOur customers consistently look for the latest technology to power mission-critical applications, from e-commerce sites to databases,â€ said Todd Mitchell, general manager for dedicated hosting and global services. â€œThis new Nehalem-based platform works best as a versatile workhorse, offering an optimal price/performance ratio. Our size allows us to leverage our purchasing power from Dell and offer the newest technology at an affordable rate to our customers.â€
The Xeon 3450 SATA is priced at $219 per month and the Xeon 3450 SAS is $244. For a limited time, customers can receive double the serverâ€™s base RAM for free, or upgrade to 10TB of bandwidth for an additional $45 per month. For more information, contact a sales rep via live chat at http://www.theplanet.com/ or call 866-325-0045.
About Xeon 3450
The new single-processor server delivers intelligent features that ensure operational needs are met at every stage of business growth:
Innovative technology: The Xeon 3450 is based on next-generation Intel microarchitecture with an integrated high-speed memory controller for industry-leading performance.
Power-saving architecture: Integrated Power Gates reduce idle CPU cores to near zero power for optimal efficiency.
Significant performance: Server speed and application performance is enhanced with a CPU frequency of 2.66 GHz and up to 8MB L3 cache.
About The Planet
The Planet is the leading provider of On Demand IT Infrastructure solutions, hosting more than 20,000 small- and medium-size businesses and 18.5 million Web sites worldwide. Customers have the power to choose from the broadest range of hosting solutions in the industry, from dedicated servers, Managed Dedicated Servers, Northstar Managed Hostingâ„¢ and data center colocation, all backed by 24x7x365 support. With the best choice of servers, software tools and world-class service, backed by state-of-the-art data centers and an enterprise-class network, The Planet turns IT into a powerful competitive advantage that enables customers to grow their businesses. For additional information, visit http://www.theplanet.com.