The Planet Launches New Unmetered Bandwidth Servers

Thu, 28th June 2007, 19:55

HOUSTON, June 27, 2007 — The Planet, now the world’s largest privately held dedicated hosting company, today announced the availability of a new unmetered bandwidth solution provided through Cogent. The highly affordable bandwidth ranges from a 10 Mb/s—100 Mb/s uplink. Available on three of the company’s most popular server configurations, the unmetered bandwidth offering provides an ideal solution for customers who require large amounts of cost-effective bandwidth with applications such as media hosting and streaming video.

With direct connections to the Internet through Cogent, The Planet ensures that customers are able to bypass congested transit networks by shortening the network path between the IT infrastructure and customers or end users. Using this method, customers gain access to vast amounts of bandwidth at affordable prices starting at $200 per month.

“On the heels of our unmetered bandwidth promotion, we recognized an opportunity to provide a sustainable, high-bandwidth offer as part of our regular product portfolio,” said The Planet’s Director of Product Management Urvish Vashi. “We’ve seen a significant and growing interest in streaming media from companies that operate high-traffic sites, who also face the challenge of where to find huge volumes of bandwidth without breaking the bank. Through a single source, The Planet delivers a complete IT infrastructure and plenty of unmetered bandwidth at affordable SMB price points.”

About The Planet

The Planet is the leading provider of On Demand IT Infrastructure solutions, hosting more than 22,000 small- and medium-size businesses and 2.8 million Web sites worldwide. By offering the best choice of servers, software tools and world-class support, backed by state-of-the-art facilities and unmatched network connectivity, The Planet helps turn information technology into a powerful competitive advantage that enables customers to successfully grow their businesses.