(The Hosting News) – The Planet, the global leader in IT hosting, today announced its silver sponsorship of the 2010 Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco, scheduled for May 4-5 at the Moscone West Convention Center. The company’s Web Hosting Evangelist Kevin Hazard will present at the expo’s solutions showcase theater on May 4 at 10:45 a.m. His session, titled “You care about hosting, even if you don’t know it: The Siren Song of The Planet Server,” gives a brief overview on why a solid IT infrastructure provider is critical to Web 2.0 businesses.
The Planet will exhibit in booth 708, a planned stop on the Web 2.0 Booth Crawl, which takes place May 5 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The company will also feature its popular Server Challenge, which tasks conference attendees to post the fastest time in correctly rebuilding a server. The winner of The Planet Server Challenge will receive an Asus Eee PC netbook. Additionally, the company will give away a Flip digital video recorder to one conference attendee. Participants must submit their business card to win.
For more information on The Planet at the Web 2.0 Expo, visit http://www.theplanet.com/events.
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 Hosting™ 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.