The Planet Announces Promotions for Hosting Resellers

February 24, 2009
February 24, 2009 – (HOSTSEARCH.COM) – The Planet, the global leader in IT hosting, today announced a promotion to help resellers increase hosting revenues. Beginning today and through March 31, customers who purchase five or more select servers will receive per-server discounts up to 68 percent. Resellers can use these bulk servers to provide an upgrade path for their larger customers who require a dedicated platform. The additional servers can also accommodate an expanded infrastructure for resellers looking to provide shared or value-added offerings, including applications and custom services.

“In the competitive hosting landscape, resellers are tasked with offering their customers a wide range of options, coupled with the best value for their dollar,” said Urvish Vashi, general manager of dedicated hosting for The Planet. “With this bulk-discount offering, resellers can move their customers to a dedicated environment cost effectively.”

Resellers can take advantage of discounts on purchases of five or more of the Celeron 2.0+, the Pentium 4 2.4+, the Dual Xeon 2.4, the Dual Xeon 2.8, the Dual Xeon 3.2 and the Xeon 5130:

- With five to nine servers, pricing ranges from $69 to $119 per month per server.

- With purchases of 10 to 19 servers, prices are further reduced from $59 to $109 per month per server.

- With purchases of 20 or more servers, prices drop to a low of $49 to $99 per month per server.

Resellers can further enhance customer savings by taking advantage of The Planet’s recently announced unmetered servers promotion. For a limited time, the company is bundling its popular unmetered bandwidth packages - regularly priced at $200 for 10Mbps or $1,800 for 100Mbps of bandwidth per month - for no cost on low-priced servers. For example, the Dual Xeon 3.2, regularly priced at $299 per month, is now available for $144, which includes 10Mbps of unmetered bandwidth. The same server is priced at $544 with 100Mbps of unmetered bandwidth - a combination normally priced at $2,099.

The Planet is the leading provider of On Demand IT Infrastructure solutions, hosting more than 20,000 small- and medium-size businesses and 15.2 million Web sites worldwide. Customers have the power to choose from the broadest range of hosting solutions in the industry, from dedicated servers, Alpha Professional Managed Dedicated Servers, Northstar Managed Hosting and data center colocation, all backed by 24x7x365 support. With the best choice of servers, software tools and world-class service, backed by state-of-the-art data centers and an enterprise-class network, The Planet turns IT into a powerful competitive advantage that enables customers to grow their businesses.

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