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PEER 1 Hosting Makes Data Center History with 1.1 PUE

July 27, 2011 by · Comments Off on PEER 1 Hosting Makes Data Center History with 1.1 PUE 

Hosting ServicesSouthampton – PEER 1 Hosting, the global online IT hosting provider, is bringing a new standard in data centre efficiency to Britain, offering a predicted PUE (Power Usage Effectiveness) rating of 1.1, the lowest in the country by a considerable margin, to customers of its new data centre in Portsmouth, UK.

By signing with Excool, a UK-based, innovative cooling technology specialist, PEER 1 Hosting will become the first data centre in the world to work with Excool, delivering the greenest state-of-the-art facility for managed hosting, dedicated hosting, cloud and co-location, all under one roof.
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ServerBeach Launches Unique Dedicated Server Giveaway

March 31, 2010 by · Comments Off on ServerBeach Launches Unique Dedicated Server Giveaway 

Web Hosting ToolsSouthampton, UK – ServerBeach, the dedicated server arm of global online managed hosting provider PEER 1 Hosting, is offering new and existing customers a free body piercing for every new server ordered on April 1st. Qualifying customers will receive their piercing at the ServerBeach stand at this year’s Internet World in London, April 27 – 29.

Dominic Monkhouse, MD, ServerBeach said: “We were tired of the typical boring giveaways that have been done to death. We’ve decided to do something a little more interesting and give our customers something more memorable. So roll up – order a server on April 1st and get metal!”
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PEER 1 Hosting challenges hosting industry to share NPSTM scores

March 26, 2010 by · Comments Off on PEER 1 Hosting challenges hosting industry to share NPSTM scores 

Web Hosting ToolsSouthampton, UK – PEER 1 Hosting Network Enterprises, Inc. (TSX: PIX), the International managed hosting provider has thrown down the gauntlet to other hosting providers, challenging them to publish their Net Promoter ScoresTM (NPS).

To improve transparency over service quality for buyers and users of hosting services, PEER 1 Hosting believes all serious hosting service providers should measure and publish their NPSTM score to enable a simple comparison of customer satisfaction. PEER 1 Hosting’s own Net Promoter ScoreTM has been calculated at +36. The industry average in IT services is 7.
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PEER 1 Hosting Announces Acquisition of VIA Net.Works USA, Inc.

March 23, 2010 by · Comments Off on PEER 1 Hosting Announces Acquisition of VIA Net.Works USA, Inc. 

Web Hosting ToolsVANCOUVER, BC – PEER 1 Network Enterprises, Inc. (TSX:PIX), operating as PEER 1 Hosting , today announced it has acquired Atlanta based VIA Net.Works USA, Inc., a privately held subsidiary of Clara.Net Holdings Ltd. in an all-cash transaction. Financial terms were not disclosed.

VIA Networks USA is a provider of primarily dedicated and managed hosting solutions built around the Microsoft platform for small and medium sized businesses.  During calendar year 2009, VIA Networks USA generated approximately USD$2 million in revenue and an operating loss for the year.
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PEER 1 Climbs Onboard to Become Sponsor of the UK’s Next Space Programme

March 18, 2010 by · Comments Off on PEER 1 Climbs Onboard to Become Sponsor of the UK’s Next Space Programme 

Web Hosting ToolsSouthampton, UK – International managed hosting provider, PEER 1 Hosting, today announces its sponsorship of the UK’s Next Space programme which will witness the exciting launch of a high-tech paper plane, named Vulture 1, into space. The mission is set for take-off in Summer 2010.

Paper Aircraft Released Into Space (PARIS) programme, inspired by Robert Harrison’s Icarus and the Cambridge University Spaceflight, aims to restore national pride in space exploration by setting the longest paper plane flight ever recorded. The PEER 1 Hosting sponsored aircraft will be lifted into the stratosphere where it will be released and history made.
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PEER 1 UK Launches Smart-Phone App Hosting Service

February 24, 2010 by · Comments Off on PEER 1 UK Launches Smart-Phone App Hosting Service 

Web Hosting ToolsSouthampton, UK – PEER 1 Hosting the global online business hosting provider has today announced the launch of a dedicated smart-phone app hosting service, taking advantage of its peering relationships with mobile network operators. The company, which provides dedicated hosting solutions through ServerBeach, has assigned a specialist “Host My App” team tasked with supporting fast growth innovators who are developing smart-phone apps, to enable the potential explosion in popularity that successful apps attract.

In addition to peering with mobile operators, including Vodafone and O2, which ensures that apps are downloaded quickly to end users and operate at optimum speeds, the Host My App team offers flexible and scalable month-to-month contracts. These elements, coupled with the ability to offer robust hosted test development environments, have been packaged to create a bespoke hosting solution specifically to meet the needs of smart-phone app developers.
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PEER 1 Hosting’s Newest and Largest Data Centre is Open for Business in Canada

January 28, 2010 by · Comments Off on PEER 1 Hosting’s Newest and Largest Data Centre is Open for Business in Canada 

Web HostingTORONTO – PEER 1 Hosting, Inc. (TSX:PIX), a global online IT hosting provider, today announced the opening of its US$40 million data centre, located in Toronto, Ontario. At more than 40,000 square feet, this new data centre is more than twice the size of a professional hockey rink and marks the first time PEER 1 Hosting is offering all three hosting solutions – colocation, dedicated hosting and managed hosting – in Canada.

The opening of the flagship data centre is also the first time PEER 1 is offering all three hosting solutions under one roof, enabling small- and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) to conveniently choose the right solution for their business. Read more

PEER 1 Cloud Services Storm Ahead Offering Customers Flexible, On-Demand Storage Resources

December 14, 2009 by · Comments Off on PEER 1 Cloud Services Storm Ahead Offering Customers Flexible, On-Demand Storage Resources 

Web Hosting ServicesVancouver, BC – PEER 1Network Enterprises, Inc. (TSX: PIX), the global online business hosting provider, today announced its selection of EMC® Atmos™®, as the foundation for its new cloud storage service. PEER 1 will offer customers a network accessible, data storage service in the first half of 2010. This enhances PEER 1’s existing cloud offerings, which today include; SaaSGrid, its software-as-a-service enabler and the CloudXcelerator Program for cloud innovators.

PEER 1 selected EMC Atmos as its foundation because the technology uniquely provides a policy driven infrastructure that is capable of managing and distributing petabytes of information globally. In addition, it offers standard web service APIs and provides simple migration across all Atmos-based clouds.
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PEER 1 Launches E-commerce Hosting Bundles

November 30, 2009 by · Comments Off on PEER 1 Launches E-commerce Hosting Bundles 

Web Hosting ToolboxSOUTHAMPTON, UK – PEER 1 Network Enterprises, Inc. (TSX: PIX), the global online business hosting provider has today launched a new dedicated hosting suite to help e-commerce customers cash-in on the Christmas rush. The bundle has been launched to help businesses overcome the impact of the postal strike and credit crunch, and has been tailor made to suit e-commerce businesses. The bundle can be scaled back after Christmas once normal trading levels resume.

“Most online businesses can manage site traffic and speed during normal trading periods, but few have the capacity to handle the ten-fold increase they can expect this December”, said Dominic Monkhouse, UK MD, PEER 1.
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PEER 1 Maps Out ‘Future of Hosting’ with GigaOM Breakfast Briefing

November 23, 2009 by · Comments Off on PEER 1 Maps Out ‘Future of Hosting’ with GigaOM Breakfast Briefing 

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. Read more

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