Fasthosts Counted Among Top Finalists For 2010 Microsoft Partner Awards
Released on: July 09, 2010, 5:42 am
Industry: Internet & Online
Fasthosts Internet Ltd, a leading web hosting provider,
announced it has been selected as a finalist for the Microsoft Partner
Awards in the Hosting Solutions Partner of the Year award category.
Steve Holford, Marketing Director of Fasthosts
Internet Ltd. said: "We are delighted to be recognised in this significant award.
Microsoft products have always been a popular choice with our customers. However,
in recent years we have gone further to investigate and develop new ways to apply
Microsoft server technologies and as a result have seen excellent performance and
usability benefits for the end-user."
Awards will be presented in a number of categories, with winners and finalists
chosen from a pool of almost 3,000 entrants worldwide. The Hosting Solutions Partner of the Year Award honours partners
who have demonstrated solution innovation and a commitment to engaging with
Microsoft. This award recognises Fasthosts for teaming with Microsoft to address
their customer needs through identifying new market opportunities and using
"Congratulations to the 2010 Partner Award finalists for delivering such creative
and superior Microsoft solutions and services," said Allison Watson, Corporate Vice
President of Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. "It's incredible to see
the level of expertise our partners continue to exhibit as they create and deliver
innovative solutions and services to grow their businesses, meet customer needs, and
drive down costs."
Fasthosts has long been regarded as an expert in Microsoft hosting, having offered
Microsoft-driven web solutions since 2002. Fasthosts' award nomination follows the
company's recent launch of innovative new Virtual Servers that use Hyper-V (hypervisor based)
technology, the latest in Microsoft server virtualization, to harness the full power
of the hardware. All Fasthosts users can also benefit from the most advanced
Microsoft Server operating system yet - Windows Server 2008 R2.
Fasthosts' Data Centre on Demand (DCoD) platform is the foundation of the
company's virtual private server solutions. Designed in collaboration with
Microsoft experts using Microsoft Dynamic Data Centre, DCoD allows the user to
benefit from the latest agile, secure and highly reliable server infrastructure.
Holford added: "Microsoft technology is currently offering some of the most
exciting innovations in the hosting market. The virtual servers offered from this
platform are technologically superior to many other solutions, and are extremely
agile, designed for both developers and businesses."
As a leading web host, Fasthosts offers a comprehensive range of web solutions
including domain name registrations, email solutions (including
mobile email services), shared web hosting, virtual servers, dedicated servers, online payment services, reseller
web hosting and feature-rich broadband packages. Fasthosts is well placed to
deliver business and professional users a high quality service. All data is hosted
in Fasthosts' state-of-the-art UK based data centre.
The Microsoft Partner Awards recognise Microsoft partners that have developed and
delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the past year.
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Fasthosts is a leading web hosting provider. Based in the UK and operating 24x7 from
their dedicated UK data centres, Fasthosts keeps over 1 million domains running
smoothly and ensures over 42 million emails are delivered safely each day. All
Fasthosts services can be self-managed through the award winning Fasthosts web-based
control panel that provides customers with unparalleled online control, enabling
them to manage hosted services including domain registrations, shared web hosting,
business-class email, virtual servers, dedicated servers, software-as-a-service,
internet merchant accounts and unlimited broadband. Fasthosts' maintains an
award-winning, highly successful reseller channel.
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