Future Hosting Grows Global Footprint with Hybrid Servers
Future Hosting, an Internet solutions provider serving SMBs and enterprises internationally and developer of Future Engineer™, today introduced Hybrid Servers in Chicago and Washington, D.C., further expanding the company’s global footprint. Hybrid Servers are also available in London and Dallas, allowing clients to now choose from four international cities.
Hybrid Servers from Future Hosting are unique, high-end Virtual Private Servers that deliver full management, high-availability, premium bandwidth, and access to either the cPanel or Plesk hosting control panel. Unlike standard Virtual Private Servers, Hybrid Servers offer an average of 1 CPU core per Hybrid Server and high-performance RAM, disk storage, and network connectivity.
“Offering truly global solutions for our clients remains a strategic goal for Future Hosting. In the past two years alone, we have more than quadrupled our international presence, and created the ability to offer full-service hosting solutions for companies based in the United States and abroad. By adding Hybrid Servers to two new major American cities, we are fulfilling our commitment to continuously build geographic diversity in our services and open the door to even further expansion in the months ahead. This is one more step in our march to globalization,” said Future Hosting Chief Strategy Officer Stephen Kowalski.
Hybrid Servers from Future Hosting are automatically backed up by the company’s next-generation Future Protect™ data protection service, which delivers the ultimate in protection against data loss. Starting Hybrid Server plans offer 80GB of disk space, 2GB of RAM, and 2000GB of premium bandwidth. All Hybrid Servers include SLA uptime of at least 99.9%.
In early July, Future Hosting added complete DNS management functionality to the Future Hosting Management Portal (FHMP), which provides dedicated server clients with complete control of their servers. FHMP is slated to eventually incorporate Hybrid servers, further enhancing user control.
Future Hosting is the developer of Future Engineer™, a technical support automation system designed to automate time consuming server configuration and repair tasks on Virtual Private Servers (VPS), Future Engineer™ allows clients to receive a greater level of technical support than is available when technicians spend their time performing routine or basic maintenance tasks. With Future Engineer™, technicians are free to spend their time offering a level of technical support that is unrivaled and otherwise unaffordable.
For more information about Future Hosting, please visit http://www.futurehosting.com.
For more information about Hybrid Servers from Future Hosting, please visit http://www.futurehosting.com/managed-hybrid-servers.
About Future Hosting, LLC
Founded in 2001, Future Hosting is a privately held leading Internet solutions provider specializing in managed hosting, including Dedicated Servers, Virtual Private Servers, and Hybrid Virtual Private Servers. The company has built a strong reputation for its high-quality service, innovative pricing models, and value-added features. Future Hosting is based in Novi, Mich.
AT&T recently announced it will be opening its ninth data center in Akron, Ohio. The old Ohio Bell Data Center will hold the equipment. AT&T is planning on investing $120 million into this new mobility data center.
The Effect on Northeast Ohio
This will greatly improve the Akron economy by adding jobs and thus making the city a hub for technology. In turn other companies will begin to invest in this location resulting in the creation of a high technology job hub.
The Data Center’s Functions
Upon opening in September, the data center will handle text messages as well as other data services for wireless phones along the East Coast and in Ohio. Currently this data is being handled by an AT&T mobility data center in Schaumburg, Illinois. This will greatly improve the speed of mobile transactions due to its new proximity to the East Coast and throughout Ohio. Those located in and around Akron will see vastly improved text messaging and data speeds.
Why Did AT&T Select This Location?
Ohio offers AT&T a strong business climate mixed with a simple tax structure. This allows companies like AT&T to conduct different types of business and essentially grow, which is the primary goal of all businesses. Also the state recently implemented a regulatory reform through the Ohio Telecom Bill. This was put in place to attract and accommodate investors of the future for projects such as this.
Reasons for the New Datacenter
With AT&T transferring from a 3G to 4G network (especially with the iPhone 4G release); there has been a major growth in demand for wireless data services, especially across the East Coast. Also since the media is completely focused on the issues of the iPhone 4G, this is AT&T’s opportunity to greatly improve their network and become more competitive with other carriers.
When a major corporation moves into an economically struggling community, it may lead to a major turnaround for the area. For AT&T, they’re able to get a cheaper workforce to complete the same tasks; whereas in a bigger city, workers cost much more. This also benefits the whole East Coast with improve data transfer and text messaging speeds.
With the addition of these data centers, this could redefine AT&T’s image as offering a robust, secure network where users can place and receive calls, text message and use data services anywhere in the country.