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Atlantic.Net Launches First International Data Center in Toronto, Canada

July 29, 2014 by · Comments Off on Atlantic.Net Launches First International Data Center in Toronto, Canada 

atlantic-canada-datacenterORLANDO, FL – Atlantic.Net, a high-powered SSD cloud VPS hosting solutions provider, announced today the opening of their first international data center, located in Toronto, Canada. To assist in the expansion, a second center also launched in Dallas, Texas. These state of the art data centers offer integrated colocation for telecommunication companies headquartered around the world, affording customers access to domestic, around the clock support from the United States, and now, Canada.

The Toronto center is fully equipped with high-speed fiber connections and upstream connections to Tier-1 bandwidth providers, making for an unadulterated first step into international territory. The center is carrier-neutral, allowing customers to receive prioritized delivery, as well as providing an exceptional network and superior upkeep to Atlantic.Net’s large roster of Canadian customers, and international users alike. The building is operated by Cogeco, a billion dollar data center operator, which allows Atlantic.Net to employ natural resources, making the international data center an energy efficient and green facility.

As these centers attest, Atlantic.Net is expanding their reach for customers who want a secure, reliable data center with a native backing. “We chose Toronto and Dallas because both locations ensure that our customers have a domestic location to provide the highest-quality support,” explained Marty Puranik, Founder, President and CEO of Atlantic.Net.

In conjunction with the international center, the Dallas center is positioned in the heart of Dallas for stateside support for the international center. It is located at the Univision Tower, 2323 Bryan Street and boasts 4500 (kW) utility power capacity with 1450 (kW) UPS power capacity and 3890 (kW) generator power capacity. There is also an N-N+1 UPS redundancy and, N+1 cooling redundancy – all operated by Digital Realty Trust, a multi-billion dollar data center operator.

Atlantic.Net will continue to focus on international expansion to better service their global consumers. Now, the company currently has three open facilities, with plans to continue expansion to hot spots of the cloud ecosystem in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific countries. Read more

Don’t Forget Security When Using Cloud Hosting

February 21, 2013 by · Comments Off on Don’t Forget Security When Using Cloud Hosting 

Your company stores its most sensitive data in the cloud. But does that mean it’s locked down tight from unauthorized access including cybercrime and hacking?

This very concern is shared by many organizations. While most organizations are more familiar with traditional onsite measures, cloud hosting policies are now just as significant. In fact, research firm, Gartner states that “10 percent of overall IT security enterprise product capabilities will be delivered in the cloud.” The report goes on to state that we should expect an increase in the availability of security measures such as data loss prevention, encryption, and authentication. With many enterprises migrating their data to the cloud, cloud-based security will eventually outnumber on-site equipment security.

With many organizations using Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) with the cloud, users can access corporate applications and data outside of the corporate network. This concept puts pressure on IT management to closely monitor user access from devices that are not completely under their own control which can cause all kinds of security headaches. Read more

Atlantic.Net to Present at Web2.0 Expo

May 4, 2010 by · Comments Off on Atlantic.Net to Present at Web2.0 Expo 

Web Hosting ServicesOrlando, FL – Atlantic.Net, a privately held high performance data center services company,  announced today that Adnan Raja, Director of Business Development, will be presenting at  the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, California.

“This presentation will highlight our stance and encouragement of continuous development for cloud computing and its benefits to the social media networks. Innovators face funding obstacles which often keeps them from launching their product, social media site or the development of their ideas” said Raja.  “Our goal is to educate entrepreneurs about their options, and give them hope that the new cloud technology can be easily scaled to the needs of their infrastructures based upon the demand for their product or services.” Read more

Atlantic.Net to Be the Official Server Host of the Disaster Recovery Journal

March 17, 2010 by · Comments Off on Atlantic.Net to Be the Official Server Host of the Disaster Recovery Journal 

Web Hosting ToolsOrlando, FL – Atlantic.Net, a privately held leading global Managed IT Service Provider,  is pleased to announce, a highly anticipated, partnership with the world’s largest Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity publication, the Disaster Recovery Journal. Under the terms of the agreement Atlantic.Net will provide the critical technology platform and Fully Managed IT infrastructure to the Disaster Recovery Journal, backed by Atlantic.Net’s 100% uptime guarantee.

With the combined efforts of Atlantic.Net and the Disaster Recovery Journal entities such as  Government, Non-profit and Enterprise Businesses can be better prepared for business continuity and disaster protection. “It is vital for our operation to stay up and running 100% of the time to ensure absolute availability of our information in the event of unforeseen circumstances like a natural disaster or simply a hardware or network performance issue” said Bob Arnold, President of the Disaster Recovery Journal,  “with our own disaster protection strategies in place, backed by Atlantic. Net’s world class Fully Managed IT infrastructure, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery experts can now rest assured that they can depend on DRJ more than ever!”
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Atlantic.Net announces participation in the annual CFO Conference

March 7, 2010 by · Comments Off on Atlantic.Net announces participation in the annual CFO Conference 

Web Hosting ToolsOrlando, FL – Atlantic.Net a privately–held leading Managed IT Service Provider, today announced its participation as a sponsor for The 17th annual CFO Rising Conference & Expo, scheduled for March 7-10, 2010, at the Hilton Grand Convention Center in Orlando Florida.

Atlantic.Net is offering free evaluations to help attendees recognize huge savings with Atlantic.Net’s Fully Managed IT Services. In today’s economy every organization is looking to streamline their processes and cut expenses. Atlantic.Net is taking proactive steps to educate financial decision makers on how to reduce their IT spending without sacrificing the integrity of their IT infrastructure.
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Atlantic.Net to sponsor California Linux Expo 2010, true grass root organization supporting Linux enthusiasts.

February 20, 2010 by · Comments Off on Atlantic.Net to sponsor California Linux Expo 2010, true grass root organization supporting Linux enthusiasts. 

Web Hosting ToolsOrlando, FL – Atlantic.Net a privately–held high performance data center services company, today announced its participation as a sponsor for the California Linux Show 2010. Since inception, Atlantic.Net has been a major supporter of grass root organizations within the technology industry. The recent announcement of Atlantic.Net’s sponsorship of the Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE), to be held February 19-21, 2010, comes on the heels of the sponsoring the Florida Linux Show, held in November 2009.

Atlantic.Net has always taken great pride in supporting the technology community,” said John Rossiter, Director of Channel Development with Atlantic.Net. “It is an honor to provide ongoing support and encouragement to these grass root technology platforms such as SCALE and we look forward to continuing to do so for many years to come. The role these organizations play in providing engineers with the opportunities to learn and grow cannot be understated and is one of the driving forces behind our participation because it is so huge for our industry,” Rossiter said. Read more

Thoughts.com selects Atlantic.Net for Colocation Service

January 27, 2010 by · Comments Off on Thoughts.com selects Atlantic.Net for Colocation Service 

Web HostingOrlando, FL – Atlantic.Net a privately–held high performance data center services company, today announced a multi-year agreement with Thoughts.com. Thoughts.com is a new social media networking platform that requires a fully redundant and highly scalable server colocation solution. Under the terms of the agreement, Atlantic.Net will power Thoughts.com’s social networking engine with its fully redundant and robust infrastructure backed by its World Class Data Center operations.

“We are pleased to have the opportunity to partner with a new breed of social media networking company like Thoughts.com,” says Neal Hiscock, Chief Operating Officer of Atlantic.Net. “Thoughts.com not only has a unique concept but they also utilize cutting edge technology. Atlantic.Net is honored to help facilitate this extremely high traffic network to keep the discussions flowing on Thoughts.com.”
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Atlantic.Net Completes SAS 70 Certification

October 23, 2009 by · Comments Off on Atlantic.Net Completes SAS 70 Certification 

Hosting Tools Orlando, Fl – Atlantic.Net is pleased to announce the completion of Statement of Auditing Standard Number 70 (SAS 70) certification for Service Organizations. SAS 70 certification confirms the reliability, security, availability, and processing integrity of Managed Server Hosting, Dedicated Hosting, and Server Colocation provided by Atlantic.Net through its World Class Data Center operations.

The SAS 70 certification was developed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) to audit and report on the effectiveness of operations and controls of a service provider. Atlantic.Net’s Data Center control objectives were closely examined in the areas of organizational structure, administration, physical and environmental controls, and physical and logical security. Atlantic.Net invested significant time and resources into the SAS 70 certification process to ensure the security, controls, and processes in its Data Center operations are closely followed and monitored. The audit also enhances Atlantic.Net’s ability to support companies facing Sarbanes Oxely requirements when they outsource their data center needs through Server Colocation, Dedicated Hosting, or Managed Server Hosting. Read more

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