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To the West Coast and Beyond!

Layered Tech’s facility investments expand our global presence and increase connectivity

Recently, we expanded our data center portfolio while significantly increasing our footprint and Internap connectivity at our core facilities.  These investments further strengthen our ability to provide flexible solutions and highly reliable managed hosting services that meet even the most complex enterprise customer requirements.

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Layered Tech Named to Inc. 5000

We are pleased to announce that Layered Tech ranked No. 622 on the 2009 Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies by Inc. magazine.

Inc. magazine ranked companies according to percentage of revenue growth from 2005 through 2008.  To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by the first week of 2005, be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent as of Dec. 31, 2008.  Revenue in 2005 must have been at least $200,000, and revenue in 2008 must have been at least $2 million.

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Layered Tech is named to the 2009 Tech Titans Fast Tech List, which ranks the fastest-growing technology companies in North Texas

Layered Tech is excited to share that it has been named to the 2009 Tech Titans Fast Tech Five Year Listing by the Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC), the largest technology trade organization in Texas.  The Tech Titans Fast Tech Award annually recognizes the fastest-growing technology companies in the DFW Metroplex, based on percentage of revenue growth during five-year or one-year periods.

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Todd Abrams – Web Hosting with Performance and Trust

Performance and trust are critical issues for every customer, and at Layered Tech, we take these very seriously whenever we launch new services and solutions.  Our customers expect immediate value from Layered Tech, and it’s in our DNA to deliver.

Layered Tech’s president Todd Abrams goes in-depth about our rapid deployment platform, Astro, in an interview with Cliff Boodoosingh at TopHosts.com, which posted today on the media outlet’s Web site.  Check out the Q&A interview here.

Our customers look to us to deliver a knowledgeable balance of responsible innovation and rock-solid Web hosting reliability.  With the cloud computing and virtualization revolution well under way, Layered Tech is committed to supporting our customers as they transition and adopt these new innovative solutions.  In the interview, Todd describes how we listen to our customers and incorporate their feedback and needs into the next evolution of our offerings so they can reduce costs while freeing up internal resources to focus on their core business.

It all comes down to performance and trust, and at Layered Tech, we continue to deliver that and more to our customers every day.

Is Colocation Right for Your Business?

By Sam Bowley

A colocation facility is a type of communal datacenter.  Many businesses keep their own server and network infrastructure there, pooling their resources for better telecommunications with decreased costs.

How do you know if colocation is right for your business?  Consider these factors:

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Latest News: Layered Technologies Named to Leading Industry Analyst Firm’s Magic Quadrant for Web Hosting and Hosted Cloud System Infrastructure Services

by Tom Eagle

Last week, we learned of some very exciting news from the industry analyst front – Layered Tech was one of 16 companies named in the Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Web Hosting and Hosted Cloud System Infrastructure Services (On Demand)” published July 2, 2009, and written by Gartner analysts Lydia Leong and Ted Chamberlin.

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Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Now Available Through Layered Tech’s Astro Rapid Deployment Platform

Layered Tech customers can select from a full range of Windows- and Linux-based servers to best fit their business needs.     Find out more

By Tom Eagle

Layered Tech announced today that Microsoft Windows Server 2008 is now available for rapid server deployments via Astro, our proprietary automated Web hosting platform.  With this addition, we offer a full range of operating systems, including high-performance and secure Linux and Unix systems, with servers that can be provisioned almost instantaneously.

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Layered Tech Participating in Federal Summit

Vivek Kundra, Federal CIO

Vivek Kundra, Federal CIO

The office of Vivek Kundra, President Obama’s new federal CIO, has requested Layered Tech to participate in a summit on cloud computing.  Along with a handful of other high-tech firms, Layered Tech will be in a roundtable discussion on the federal government’s potential adoption of cloud computing technologies.  The meeting is slated for May 6.

Layered Tech to Sponsor WordCamp 2009

Layered Tech, a leading global provider of on-demand web hosting and cloud computing solutions today announced that they are the proud Platinum Sponsor of WordCamp 2009, hosted by WordPress

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Layered Tech’s Virtual Firewall and DDOS Blocker powered by Fortinet

Layered Tech now offers virtual firewall protection powered by Fortinet, a key provider of industry-leading Unified Threat Management solutions.  These affordable service-based firewall offerings add layers of protection to defend your trusted domains from Internet threats without major investment or expensive expertise.  Layered Tech customers can now enjoy the security, flexibility and affordability by selecting one of our new Fortigate firewall options, starting at $30 per month.

  

 

In conjunction with our recently released Fortigate firewall offerings, Layered Tech is also providing our new DDoS Blocker service, also powered by Fortinet.  Should your web site ever experience a DDoS attack via a flood of malicious traffic, making your web site unusable for hours or days at a time – we’ve got you covered. The Layered Tech DDOS Blocker service will block up to 1000Mbps of DDoS traffic by reviewing data packets and blocking invalid traffic at the network layer before it ever reaches your servers. Now, you can request DDoS blocking service for 24-hour periods for a one-time fee per IP.

  

 

For these and many other leading web hosting services visit www.layeredtech.com