(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – Peak Hosting, the leading provider of Operations-as-a-Service™ (OaaS) managed hosting, today announced that it has expanded its geographical presence with the simultaneous launch of two new Performance Optimized Data Suites (PODS) that it deployed in under 60 days, up to 25 percent faster than the industry average. The addition of these two new sites, which are located in Richardson, Texas and Santa Clara, California, brings the number of Peak Hosting’s total sites in the U.S. to five, with an additional location in Europe. The Texas and California facilities are owned by Digital Realty, a leading global provider of data center and colocation solutions.
“The industry average time to deploy a new data center suite is in the realm of four months,” said Jeffrey Papen, founder and CEO, Peak Hosting. “Our team blew that timeframe out of the water due to its experience and focus, and as a result met a new customer’s requirement for geographically dispersed infrastructure in specific cities on a very short timeline. It’s not that other hosting companies can’t deploy this quickly; it’s that they won’t.”
Peak Hosting’s latest PODS offer 1.125-Megawatt full 2N environments, state of the art rack infrastructure design and density, as well as management and monitoring capabilities. The company’s robust, resilient “Always Up Architecture” assures ultra-high availability and direct access to a multitude of carriers and peers.
“We are committed to our customers’ immediate and long-term growth plans and welcome the opportunity to expand our relationship with Peak Hosting, which began in our Ashburn campus several years ago, to our Digital Dallas (Richardson) and Santa Clara campuses,” said Matt Miszewski, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Digital Realty. “Our agile and reliable data center solutions support the growth of our clients, such as Peak Hosting, as well as the growth of their end user customers. We’re excited to support Peak Hosting as it expands, and we’re dedicated to ensuring Peak Hosting takes full advantage of Digital Realty’s recently expanded connectivity offerings, including richer direct-connect options, and easy access to cloud providers.”
In Richardson, Texas, the initial deployment phase included 800 servers along with all associated infrastructure built, installed and turned over for customer production in 15 days. A month later, a second deployment phase added an additional 400 servers that averaged 100 seconds per unit in total build time from the loading dock to OS load. Today, the Richardson facility hosts more than 3,000 servers and is still growing at a fast pace. The initial deployment in Santa Clara consisted of 700 servers and associated infrastructure and took only 10 days from the loading docs to OS load. Peak Hosting’s proven ability to deliver turnkey customized solutions for its customers with such speed and efficiency is unique within the managed hosting vertical.
“We delivered to our customer a cost-effective and stable platform that could support hundreds of thousands of concurrent users in the timeframe our customer needed,” said Papen. “Our approach is completely different from competitors that let customers pick from a menu of services and locations. At Peak Hosting, we ask our customers: ‘What is your need, and where do you need it?’ And then we go build it for them.”
The company’s Operations-as-a-Service (OaaS) solution provides customers with their own technical operations department that manages the entire process from design and build to maintenance of the environment. In addition to supplying dedicated hardware, Peak Hosting’s team consists primarily of 15-year industry veterans who deploy customers’ code, get applications up and running, and ensure a successful migration.
About Peak Hosting
Peak Hosting is more than a managed hosting company – since 2001, we’ve helped design, build, maintain and support some of the world’s largest Internet properties, across every vertical. As an extension of your business, our technical-operations-as-a-service offering handles the 17 elements critical to running a data center. Our industry experts take care of everything but your code®, allowing you to concentrate on moving your business forward. When your business success depends on technology for its survival and you don’t want to handle the internet plumbing, you need more than “just” a managed hosting company. You need Peak Hosting. For more information, visit www.peakhosting.com, contact sales(at)peakhosting(dot)com, or call (855) 901-7325 (PEAK).