Press Release Summary: In response to the popularity of gaming, AIT announces savings off their Enterprise Hosting Solutions designed for Game Hosting in a move to leverage this exploding market.
Press Release Body: (Fayetteville, NC) February 8, 2008. Web Hosting provider AIT (www.AIT.com) announced an incredible $100 per month savings off their Enterprise Hosting Solutions designed for Game Hosting in a move to leverage this exploding market. With AIT's line of servers, gamers, gaming administrators and entrepreneurs can take the next step to growing their business without the worry of outgrowing their server. With this new class of Game servers, AIT allows gamers complete control over dedicated resources. "With a dedicated server, you have the freedom to install multiple games on your server." said John Horton, VP of Sales and Marketing. The administration of the game servers is up to our clients who have complete control from installing and configuring game MODs to downloading game server executables. For novice users, we also recommend purchasing a Windows based system instead of Linux since it is much easier to administer."
AIT's 100% Tier 1 Network features providers such as Level 3, Time Warner and Sprint. By specializing on the gamer market with premium hardware at an affordable cost and robust network, AIT ensures you always experience low latency game performance. To ensure reliability, the AIT staff monitors its network around- the-clock eliminating performance anomalies and ensuring bandwidth capacity is never over utilized. "A dedicated server optimized for gaming allows you to lease and manage your own machine while taking advantage of our premium bandwidth. You can install any operating system you like, host as many games as you want, and even host your own websites." said Horton.
"No other web hosting company anywhere is offering a comparable plan at this price point", said John Strake, General Manager of Game Point. "This plan dropped from $264 to $164 bucks a month for a total savings of $1,200". Standard features include no setup fees, massive disk space, dual 3.2 GHz core processors, up to 16 gigs of memory, and over 100 Free tools including clan management, a collaboration suite, ecommerce suite and a control panel to manage our gaming solutions. The AIT control panel is perfect for serious gamers, allowing even the novice user to be an expert game administrator. Gamers can easily change their server\'s passwords, name, and other features through the easy to use control panel.
"For anyone that may have been thinking of moving to a serious gaming solution, there's no better time than now to act" said Bill Harrison, Web Services Products Manager. AIT's Meeting Bowl, a new collaboration application allows gamers to host and attend online strategy sessions, meetings, seminars, or training classes. Meeting Bowl allows gamers to deliver live or recorded presentations with both audio and video. Confident in AIT's ability to deliver, Dr. Warren McDonald, Vice-President of the North Carolina Distance Learning Association says, "I am aware of the full gamut of technological savvy they [AIT] bring to the table, and there is not a more entrepreneurial organization to assist . with top-quality products and services. The application of Meeting Bowl to the gaming industry is remarkable."
comScore released the results of a global study for 2007 for online gaming, showing the number of unique visitors to these sites to have reached almost 217 million worldwide - a year-on-year growth of 17 percent. The sector attracted 28 percent of the total worldwide online population in May and recorded an average of 9 visits per visitor. "With one in four Internet users visiting gaming sites, playing games online is extremely popular. The fact that these websites are pulling in over a quarter of the total worldwide Internet population shows what a global phenomenon gaming has become", said Bob Ivins, EVP and managing director of comScore Europe. "The potential of the online gaming arena should be especially appealing for advertisers, as the average online gamer visits a gaming site 9 times a month." Online Game site administrators and entrepreneurs stand to profit big.
AIT (www.AIT.com) is home to over 210,000 customers from Fortune 500 companies to home based businesses. AIT was founded in 1996 and is located in Fayetteville, North Carolina. AIT has grown into a multimillion dollar web hosting and technology company which recently released its own search engine tyBit T (www.tyBit.com). Clients like Time Warner, Microsoft, Newsweek, U.S. Federal Government, PC World, United Nations, Business Week, The Oakridge Boys, State of North Carolina, Department of Defense, Wall Street Journal, ZDNet, Pizza Hut, GOODYEAR, Smart Money, Discover Radio, and many more have benefited from AIT\'s products and services. AIT has achieved 12 straight years of profitability generating $100s of millions in revenue creating a profound influence on its surrounding community. The company has been named 2 times to the INC. 500 list of fastest growing firms and 3 times to the Deloitte & Touche Fast 500 list.