(The Hosting News) – Cloud Services provider VPS.NET today announced its partnership with the Marussia F1 Team. “Partnering with the Marussia F1 Team makes perfect sense for VPS.NET. As we are launching seven new clouds around the world, we want to associate ourselves with brands that think on an international level. And thanks to our instant deployment times for cloud services, our customers are used to Formula One speeds,” said Rus Foster, VPS.NET Managing Director.
The Marussia F1 Team is a young and ambitious Anglo-Russian challenger competing in the FIA Formula One World Championship for the 3rd time. Andy Webb, CEO of Marussia F1 Team, had this to say: “We are delighted to be growing the technology sector of our partner portfolio, which is further boosted with the announcement of VPS.NET today. Cloud computing is developing at a phenomenal rate, as are the advanced technologies required to keep pace in Formula One. VPS.NET and the Marussia F1 Team share similar goals in terms of our pursuit of enhanced performance, and of course our global ambitions, and we look forward to getting our new partnership off the ground”
Through the partnership with the Marussia F1 Team, VPS.NET gains additional exposure in European markets, where utilization of cloud services is growing at a rapid rate. With VPS.NET launching new locations in both France and Germany in March, the sponsorship promotes the company, and its innovative technological capabilities to dynamically scale computing resources for each customers unique demands in relevant markets.
Earlier this year VPS.NET announced its intentions to expand from 6 locations to 15worldwide locations, with additional cloud infrastructure in the United States, bringing online Dallas, San Jose and Washington, D.C. locations, a second location in the United Kingdom in Manchester, U.K., and new locations in Frankfurt, Germany, Paris, France and Singapore. The company plans to have all locations available for customer use by April 1st, 2012.
Rus Foster, Managing Director
VPS.NET, a division of the UK2Group, operates one of the largest cloud hosting systems in the world. It offers affordable cloud hosting to everyday users, while giving enterprise users the ﬂexibility they need to adequately scale, and handle their growing IT demands. For more information about VPS.NET, please visit www.vps.net.
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ABOUT MARUSSIA F1 TEAM
The Marussia F1 Team is a young and ambitious Anglo-Russian challenger competing in the FIA Formula One World Championship. Headquartered at the new Marussia Technical Centre in Banbury, UK, the team is majority-owned by the Russian supercar marque, Marussia, based in Moscow.
With just two seasons of F1 competition under its belt, the team has enjoyed an extraordinary journey. It was founded in 2009, under the Resource Restriction Agreement that has redefined the sport’s commercial landscape, paving the way for exciting new entrants to challenge tradition and expectation. The Marussia F1 Team has been in the vanguard of a new era of Formula One, harnessing the commercial firepower of Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin group of companies, one of its founding partners, to establish an innovative racing team concept for the future.