DedicatedNOW to Release Virtual Clustered Hosting leveraging 3Tera's AppLogic Utility Computing Platform

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DedicatedNOW, a premier managed hosting and infrastructure outsourcing partner, announced today the offering of Virtual Cluster - a new managed hosting solution that allows small businesses to quickly and effortlessly scale their online service.

DedicatedNOW, a premier managed hosting and infrastructure outsourcing partner, announced today the offering of Virtual Cluster - a new managed hosting solution that allows small businesses to quickly and effortlessly scale their online service.

"We've found that many smaller companies may lack the resources and manpower to deploy full scale managed clusters," says DedicatedNow CEO, Jay Silverglate. "Moreover, developing fully managed clusters may be cost prohibitive for these companies. Unlike traditional clustered hosting, our Virtual Clusters provide redundancy and reliability for our clients. They are deployed across enterprise class servers, using the AppLogic utility computing platform, which allows us to deploy, manage, optimize and scale the Virtual Cluster solution to accommodate customer demands for high availability and scalability."

"In the Internet economy today the difference between being a successful growing company and a short-living business idea is the ability to scale and grow your online service as the demand grows," says Bert Armijo, 3tera's Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Product Management. "With a solution like Dedicated Now's Virtual Cluster, companies can now get their applications to market quickly and scale easily without the enormous capital and labor required to own and to operate IT infrastructure". We are pleased to work with DedicatedNOW because of their dedication to customer service and innovative business ideas."

The Virtual Cluster solution is garnering attention from end users. "With a standard clustered solution, increasing our computing power to keep up with demand was difficult, time consuming and ultimately left our staff overwhelmed," explains Lynn Theobald, founder of strategicmentoring.com, a DedicatedNOW client. "Virtual clustering would allow our staff to rapidly increase and distribute resources as our company grows. The solution just makes sense for companies, like mine, that anticipate rapid growth and the need for resources that go along with that growth."

Availability
DedicatedNOW's Virtual Cluster solution will be available April 1 2008. The service starts at $299 per month and offers redundant dedicated processors and RAM for each account. For more details, please visit http://www.dedicatednow.com/gridvpc.

About AppLogic Grid operating system
Named one of the "Top 20 Companies to Watch in 2008" by Linux Magazine, and a 2007 Category Breaker by NetworkWorld magazine, 3Tera's AppLogic grid operating system enables the first true utility computing platform that completely removes the cost and complexity associated with IT infrastructure. AppLogic converts commodity servers into scalable grids on which users can visually operate, deploy and scale transactional Web applications without any modification of code. Software-as-a-Service providers, Web 2.0 companies, enterprises and open source developers can now get new online services quickly to market by utilizing resources from hosting providers on a pay-as-you-go basis, while maintaining complete control of applications including visual operation, scaling and on-demand resource provisioning. For more information, visit http://www.3tera.com/applogic.html.

About DedicatedNOW
Since 1997, DedicatedNOW has been the leading provider in the field of dedicated hosting, offering professional grade hosting services to thousands of IT professionals and businesses. DedicatedNOW offers versatile Linux and Windows based servers, built on tried and true server class hardware. Every server in our owned datacenter is backed by DedicatedNOW's Dynamic Support - 24/7 experienced IT professionals that can handle any scenario and level of customization. DedicatedNOW's parent company, FortressITX is partnering with 3Tera since the launch of its Dynamic Grid solution in 2007. For more information visit http://www.dedicatednow.com/

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