Peer1 Hosting Overview – Who is Peer1?
PEER 1 hosting is an internet hosting company that is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Since its inception in 1999, PEER 1 hosting has acquired both Interland Hosting and ServerBeach hosting,
and in 2011, launched their own cloud division, Zunicore. Peer 1 Hosting offers colocation, dedicated servers, managed hosting services, private cloud services, cloud storage, hosted email and cloud-based graphics processing to its customers.
PEER 1 Hosting offers a range of Fully Managed Dedicated Server solutions, as well as a broad range of Self-Managed Dedicated Server solutions under their ServerBeach brand. Both are designed to meet the most demanding requirements for hosting performance and reliability. And both come with a wide range of operating system choices and advanced features like live backups, external storage, and advanced networking.
PEER 1 has partnered up with Magento Optimized Managed Hosting in order to provide a turnkey
solution that delivers an infrastructure that meets Magento’s rigorous standards. It uses proven,
optimized and scalable infrastructure components to deliver unsurpassed Magento performance and
reliability. PEER 1 dedicated infrastructure, combined with a Magento certified development partner, is
a surefire way to ensure a business’s Magento storefront runs smoothly.
Microsoft Exchange Hosting
PEER 1 Hosting offers a fully-managed turnkey Business Class Email collaboration platform powered by Microsoft Exchange. This solution allows their customers to avoid the headaches and expenses that come with mail servers, software licenses, security and system administration.
Peer 1 Infrastructure
PEER 1 portrays itself as providing a world-class infrastructure that includes 18 datacenters and 22
points of presence (PoPS) across North America and Europe. Furthermore, because these datacenters
are linked by 15,000 miles of their proprietary FastFiber Network, PEER 1 maintains complete control
of routing and capacity, while greatly increasing their capability to deal with any malicious attack that
Key Features of PEER 1 Infrastructure
Eighteen highly advanced datacenters across two continents.
Data centers inter-connected FastFiber Network™.
Guaranteed ‘first call’ response by NOC team.
500+ network peering agreements for high capacity and reduced latency.
Free Peering Exchange Service
Enhance routing performance with bi-lateral PIX® peering service.
The Tough Questions
The Tough Questions:
PEER 1 recently announced in April 2012 that they had partnered up with Nimsoft to provide customers with comprehensive and cost-efficient monitoring capabilities. They also claim that their partnership with Nimsoft will allow them to respond to customer issues in a shorter amount of time.
Was PEER 1 Hosting having issues with its customer service response times? If so, why did they take so long to find an adequate solution?
Peer 1 Locations
- PEER 1 Hosting Launches HPC Cloud – What Does This Really Mean? On June 12th, 2012 PEER 1 Hosting launched their HPC Cloud offering. It’s an impressive system, here are some of its features: - Signup and start using it in 15 minues - Hourly Billing - nVidia GPU’s (full speed) - Robust physical servers - Hybrid model supported - 665 T-Flops Now what strikes me most about this announcement isn’t so much ...
- PEER 1 Hosting Interview with Fabio Banducci, President and CEO PEER 1 Hosting just released news of their acquisition of NetBenefit, and Fabio Banducci, President and CEO of PEER 1 was kind enough to grant an interview to Colo & Cloud. Q. PEER 1 Hosting’s acquisition of NetBenefit is impressive. How does it play into your international growth strategy? It plays very nicely. This acquisition immediately ...