Fasthosts Named ‘Hosting Solutions Partner of the Year’

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – Fasthosts Internet Ltd, a leading web hosting provider, is proud to announce that it has been singled out from over 3,000 companies to be named the worldwide Hosting Solutions Partner of the Year, at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Awards. The Microsoft Partner Awards recognise companies that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the past year.

The Hosting Partner of the Year Award honours a partner who has demonstrated solution innovation and a commitment to engaging with Microsoft.  Fasthosts and its state-of-the-art DataCenter on Demand (DCoD) service, was recognised for providing outstanding virtualised solutions and service.  The technology offers customers highly scalable and responsive virtualised server solutions.  The award further recognises Fasthosts’ ability to address end customers’ business challenges and utilise technology innovation to address these.

Through its strategic relationship with Microsoft and utilisation of its latest technology, Fasthosts is able to offer key hosted IT and cloud services including virtual servers, dedicated servers, exchange email hosting secure online storage and data back-up services.  Fasthosts also maintains an industry-leading reseller channel, which offers resellers the chance to sell brand-able, high quality hosted solutions on a white-label basis.

The Microsoft Worldwide Partner Awards are the ultimate recognition for Microsoft Partners. The awards themselves are fiercely contested with winners and finalists chosen from over 3,000 entrants across the world.  In recent months, Fasthosts has also won the Microsoft Hyper-V Cloud Partner Award for 2011.

Andy Burton, CEO Fasthosts Internet, said: “Fasthosts’ alliance with Microsoft is a fundamental part of our offering to the UK market for delivering hosted IT services and a key aspect of our future growth. This award is a testament to that relationship and we are thrilled to be officially recognised on the global stage as Microsoft’s Hosting Solutions Partner of the Year.  This award demonstrates our commitment to our customers by offering them the most flexible, affordable and manageable solutions possible, and we delighted to reinforce that through this acknowledgment”.

Fasthosts is a long-standing expert in delivering hosted Microsoft solutions optimised for the business user.  The high quality features and reliability of the platform make it a popular server and web hosting choice for many UK firms.  Fasthosts’ DataCenter on Demand platform was designed in collaboration with Microsoft experts using Microsoft Dynamic Data Center, and the very latest Hyper-V virtualisation technology.  The platform enables Fasthosts Virtual Server solutions, operating on both Windows and Linux, to gain best flexibility and control from the latest agile, secure and highly reliable server infrastructure.  Similarly, Fasthosts demonstrates its status as market leader across the hosted email market in currently being the first to offer Microsoft Exchange 2010 email packages as standard.

As a leading web hosting provider, and Technology Sponsor of The Great Exhibition 2012, Fasthosts offers a comprehensive range of web solutions including domain name registrations, web hosting, dedicated and virtual servers, secure online storage and back-up, online payment services, reseller web hosting and feature-rich broadband packages.  Fasthosts is well placed to deliver a high quality service.

Full details can be found at

About Fasthosts

Fasthosts is a leading web hosting provider. Based in the UK and operating 24×7 from their dedicated UK data centres, Fasthosts keeps over 1 million domains running smoothly and ensures over 42 million emails are delivered safely each day. Services include domain registrations, shared web hosting, business-class email, virtual servers, dedicated servers, software-as-a-service, online back-up, secure online storage and unlimited broadband. Fasthosts’ maintains an industry-leading, highly successful reseller channel.  The company has won the Microsoft Hyper-V Cloud Partner Award for 2011.