MEDIA ALERT: New Peak Hosting White Paper Dissipates Cloudiness Around Infrastructure-as-a-Service

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Peak Hosting, the leading provider of Operations-as-a-ServiceSM (OaaS) managed hosting, today announced that it has published a white paper, “So You Think You Know the Cloud,” that looks at the cloudiness around Infrastructure-as-a-Service (Iaas) offerings, and outlines the important factors that companies should consider when selecting a hosting solution, whether it be cloud, in-house or managed hosting.

Peak Hosting, the leading provider of Operations-as-a-ServiceSM (OaaS) managed hosting, today announced that it has published a white paper, “So You Think You Know the Cloud,” that looks at the cloudiness around Infrastructure-as-a-Service (Iaas) offerings, and outlines the important factors that companies should consider when selecting a hosting solution, whether it be cloud, in-house or managed hosting.

IaaS has become muddled by the multitude of service offerings available. This paper will help clarify what a cloud hosting solution actually includes; outline what is required to maintain an in-house hosting infrastructure; and discuss the medium of dedicated, managed hosting and its successor Operations-as-a-Service (OaaS).

To download a full copy of the white paper, please visit: http://www.peakhosting.com/so-you-think-you-know-the-cloud-hosting-alternatives-you-may-not-know-about/

Key Takeaways:

  •     Understand the factors that need to be considered when choosing a hosting solution, including vendors, pricing models, hosting models and the potential pitfalls of each
  •     Learn what cloud hosting represents in terms of virtualizing hardware

o    Challenges common arguments in favor of the cloud
o    Outlines negative impacts the cloud can have on technical operations

  •     Calculate the TCO for managing all technical operations in-house

o    Provides cost analysis for hiring a dedicated staff

  •     Discover the middle ground of cloud and in-house with dedicated, managed hosting and OaaS

o    Discusses managed hosting advantages such as greater reliability and flexibility

About Peak Hosting
Peak Hosting is more than a managed hosting company – since 2001, we’ve helped design, build, maintain and support some of the world’s largest Internet properties, across every vertical. As an extension of your business, our technical-operations-as-a-service offering handles the 17 elements critical to running a data center. Our industry experts take care of everything but your code®, allowing you to concentrate on moving your business forward. When your business success depends on technology for its survival and you don’t want to handle the internet plumbing, you need more than “just” a managed hosting company. You need Peak Hosting. For more information, visit http://www.peakhosting.com, contact sales(at)peakhosting(dot)com, or call (855) 901-7325 (PEAK).

Media Contact:
Lyn Pangares
503.374.1212
lpangares(at)peakhosting(dot)com

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