Layered Technologies Achieves Another Netcraft Milestone

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Layered Technologies attributes Netcraft Milestone to disruptive business model and AMD technology.

Layered Technologies, a premier provider of dedicated servers, grids and on-demand utility computing solutions for the Enterprise and the SMB marketplaces, today announced achieving 4 consecutive months in's Top 25 Hosting Providers worldwide. In two and a half years, Layered Technologies (LT) has grown to be the 22nd largest hosting provider in the world in Active Web Sites.

This astounding growth is due to two main factors. First, LT's services delivery model is disruptive to the traditional Managed Hosting and Collocation models. LT delivers affordable self-managed dedicated servers with extensive customization options, but without long term contracts.

Secondly, in the competitive world of dedicated servers and on-demand computing, LT caters to the Hosting Technology Enabler (HTE). These HTEs are the CTO-type individuals in SMB and Enterprise businesses worldwide who make or influence technology decisions for their company. They are attracted to leading edge technology platforms. "Our brand promise is to provide robust server technology," said Chief Executive Officer of LT Michael Platner. "LT learned early on that AMD delivers timely in-demand innovation like backwards compatible 64-bit computing and dual-core processing for LT." Todd Abrams, Chief Operating Officer and President of LT, added, "With AMD we can offer a high performance, enterprise-level Internet computing services network and state-of-art hardware platforms at a great price. We attribute our growth and strong brand in part to AMD's advanced processor technology."

LT's disruptive business model and LT's leading edge technology brand are validated by achieving a place in Netcraft's Top 25 for the last 4 months. Read more about how LT is utilizing AMD's innovative technology in AMD's Success Story on Layered Technologies at

About Layered Technologies, Inc.

Layered Technologies, Inc. is a leading hosting provider of self-managed, dedicated server platforms and services over a superior low latency network. With clients in over 120 countries, Layered Technologies' custom solutions allow customers of all sizes to rapidly deploy on-demand hosting and utility computing services providing all the controls of collocation without the start up costs, the commitments, and the challenges. For more information about Layered Technologies, visit . Press Contact: Chris Murphy, Layered Technologies, Inc. 469-252-3003.

About Netcraft

Netcraft is an Internet services company based in Bath, England. Netcraft is funded through retained profit and derives its revenue in the following ways:

  • Providing research data and analysis on many aspects of the Internet. Netcraft has explored the Internet since 1995 and is a respected authority on the market share of web servers, operating systems, hosting providers, ISPs, encrypted transactions, electronic commerce, scripting languages and content technologies on the internet.
  • Providing network security services, including application testing, code reviews, and automated penetration testing.
  • Accepting banner advertising on the Netcraft web sites.

Awards received by Netcraft include Deloitte & Touche ranking Netcraft as one of the 50 fastest growing companies in the United Kingdom in 1999, and further regional Fast 50 awards in 2000 and 2001. Netcraft was regional finalist for the Export Awards for Smaller Businesses in 2000 and 2001.

Layered Technologies, the Layered Technologies logo, are the trademarks, or registered trademarks, of Layered Technologies, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Other marks belong to their respective owners.


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