Fasthosts Internet Appoints New CEO

July 1, 2009 by  

Webmaster ToolsGloucester, UK – Fasthosts Internet Ltd, announced Andy Burton has been appointed as new CEO of Fasthosts Internet Ltd., as well as of the company’s subsidiary in USA. In his new position, he takes charge of Fasthosts’ direct sale, reseller web hosting, dedicated and managed server operations. His appointment will further support the company’s development and international expansion strategy.

Previously, Andy Burton was Chief Executive Officer of Centennial Software, a leading provider of IT asset discovery, License Management and End Point Security solutions. Prior positions included Chief Operating Officer of leading content management vendor, Clearswift, and CEO positions of subsidiaries of both Baltimore Technologies and Chubb Security.

Mr Burton holds an MBA and Diploma in Company Direction. He is currently Chairman of the Software Industry Research Board (SIRB) and a Board Director of the Federation Against Software Theft (FAST).

Andy Burton further bolsters Fasthosts’ management team with his 20 years of commercial experience in building businesses with multiple solutions aimed at a broad market, as well as harnessing the demanding channel network in both reseller and OEM business models.

Andy Burton said, “I join Fasthosts at an exciting time in its development, and look forward to playing a part in building its services further and sharing its excellent propositions with new markets”.

Fasthosts is today a leading provider for shared and dedicated web hosting and business-class email solutions, and is the UK market leader for reseller web hosting.

Burton added, “There is a significant and increasing demand for IT services and operations to be hosted and Fasthosts represents a significant opportunity for its customers by enabling them to control costs, reduce risk and improve service levels in a trusted partnership”.

For more information on Fasthosts, see the website at

About Fasthosts
Fasthosts is the UK’s number one web hosting company. Based in the UK and operating 24×7 from their dedicated UK data centres, Fasthosts keeps over 1 million domains running smoothly and ensures over 6 million emails are delivered safely each day. All Fasthosts services can be self-managed through the award winning Fasthosts web-based control panel that provides customers with unparalleled online control, enabling them to manage hosted services including domain registrations, shared web hosting, business-class email, dedicated servers, software-as-a-service, internet merchant accounts and unlimited broadband. Fasthosts’ highly successful reseller channel has recently been rated Number 1 for reseller hosting by industry portal Web Host Directory.

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