The Planet to Sponsor WHIR Networking Event

February 20, 2010 by  

Web Hosting ToolsHOUSTON – The Planet, the global leader in IT hosting, today announced its co-sponsorship of the next Web Host Industry Review (WHIR) networking event, to be held at The Grove Houston this evening.  Scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m., the event provides a venue for local hosting industry professionals to personally connect with peers, customers and partners.

“Houston is our headquarters hometown, which makes it a natural for us to sponsor an event with the industry’s leading hosting outlet,” said Todd Mitchell, General Manager for The Planet’s Dedicated Hosting and Global Services business.  “Anytime we’re able to talk about our company with business locals, it’s another opportunity to let companies know about the value we provide.”

The evening includes complimentary drinks and appetizers, and The Planet will conduct a drawing for an 8GB iPod nano. Participants can submit their business cards to win.  Co-sponsoring the event with The Planet are R1Soft, Alert Logic and Attracta, among others.

To learn more or to register, visit

About The Planet

The Planet is the leading provider of On Demand IT Infrastructure solutions, hosting more than 20,000 small- and medium-size businesses and 18.5 million Web sites worldwide.  Customers have the power to choose from the broadest range of hosting solutions in the industry, from dedicated servers, Managed Dedicated Servers, Managed Hosting and data center colocation, all backed by 24x7x365 support.   With the best choice of servers, software tools and world-class service, backed by state-of-the-art data centers and an enterprise-class network, The Planet turns IT into a powerful competitive advantage that enables customers to grow their businesses.

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