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PEER 1 Maps Out ‘Future of Hosting’ with GigaOM Breakfast Briefing

November 23, 2009 by  

Web Hosting ToolboxVANCOUVER, BC – PEER 1 Network Enterprises, Inc. (TSX: PIX), the global online business hosting provider, will lead an industry roundtable on the ‘Future of Hosting’, with respected industry analyst GigaOM, to be streamed live online on Thursday, 3 December 2009, at 9.30AM PST.

Live webstream — 12/3/09, 9:30A.M. PST — www.livestream.com/gigaomTV

The Breakfast Briefing brings together leading hosting industry strategists and technologists to debate the perfect hosting environment for early stage entrepreneurs as the hosting market evolves towards an on-demand model. The discussion follows on from a PEER 1 sponsored panel at Structure 09, that features industry thought-leaders debating direction for customers and service providers within the fast-moving hosting environment, delivery of platform-as-a-service and optimizing scalable hosting and cost-effectiveness for start-up businesses.


Robert Miggins, Senior VP, Business Development at PEER 1 will join the panel alongside founders and executives of noted cloud and hosting services providers including Sebastian Stadil, founder of Scalr and Jason Hoffman, Founder & CTO at Joyent. Om Malik, founder of GigaOM and expert commentator on the hosting, internet and cloud sectors will chair the discussion forum.

“With the emergence of the cloud-based computing model, the hosting market is undergoing rapid change,” comments Miggins. “PEER 1, as a full solution provider is maximizing the opportunity this creates; it’s vital that we, and our industry, reflect today’s customers’ need to access on-demand computing power in a more flexible and cost effective manner. Future directions for hosting within this context will demand new services and new approaches and we look forward to leading the discussion on how this can be best delivered for customers.”

For further information on PEER 1’s involvement and perspective on the GigaOM Breakfast Briefing, www.peer1.com/hosting/futurehosting.php

To view the roundtable webcast live online from GigaOM’s San Francisco headquarters, www.livestream.com/gigaomTV.

About PEER 1
PEER 1 believes in the limitless opportunity of the Internet, and the business growth potential it provides for its more than 10,000 customers. As a global online business hosting provider, PEER 1 offers a reliable high performance Internet network supporting scalable Managed Hosting, Dedicated Hosting through the ServerBeach brand, and Colocation solutions. Backed by its 100 percent uptime guarantee and 24x7x365 FirstCall Support™, PEER 1 ensures customers’  online presence is always fast, always available. Since 1999, PEER 1 has grown to include 16 state-of-the-art data centers and points-of-presence throughout North America and Europe. The company’s headquarters are in Vancouver, Canada, with European operations headquartered in Southampton, UK.  PEER 1 shares are traded on the TSX under the symbol PIX.

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