GoGrid Awarded "Best of Show" for LinuxWorld 2008 Product Excellence Awards

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Cloud Computing provider, GoGrid, is the Best of Show award winner at LinuxWorld Expo 2008's Product Excellence Awards. GoGrid parent company, ServePath, ServePath won the LinuxWorld Product Excellence Award for Best Grid Computing Solution in 2007.

Without revealing any secrets, I can assure you that GoGrid will continue to get better and persuade more people to give up their hardware dependent ways of serving data. We continue to add to the GoGrid library of operating systems, server images and applications like Apache, IIS and mySQL. Furthermore our commitment to Linux and Open Source solutions is strong.

GoGrid (http://www.GoGrid.com ), a leading Cloud Computing service provider of Linux and Windows Cloud server hosting, announced that GoGrid has been awarded the "Best of Show" Product Excellence Award at IDG's LinuxWorld Conference and Expo. The LinuxWorld Product Excellence Awards recognize product and service innovations by LinuxWorld and Next-Generation Data Center Conference and Expo exhibitors. GoGrid had been nominated for Best Virtualization Solution and was pleasantly surprised to receive the Best of Show honor. The LinuxWorld Conference and Expo took place August 4th through August 7th, 2008 at Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA.

ServePath, the parent company behind the GoGrid service, won the Product Excellence Award at LinuxWorld 2007 for best Grid Computing Solution last year. Capitalizing on this experience and honor, ServePath's new flagship Cloud Computing offering, GoGrid, continues to secure its strong position within the Cloud Hosting industry with this new Product Excellence Award.

GoGrid is the Cloud Computing service that enables system administrator users to quickly and easily create, deploy, load balance and manage Linux and Windows cloud servers within seconds. GoGrid offers true "Control in the Cloud™" with its unique web-based, Graphical User Interface (GUI) which allows for "point and click" deployment of complex network infrastructures which may include load balancing and multiple web and database servers, all set up with icons through the graphical user interface.

System Administrators and Developers enjoy GoGrid's REST-like Application Programming Interface (API), which allows for programmatic control of the entire GoGrid infrastructure using clearly documented commands. The GoGrid API provides the ability to create interactive GoGrid management applications and enables the scripting and chaining of various GoGrid commands for automation.

"GoGrid is the future of server delivery," said ServePath CEO John Keagy. "This award is terrific third party validation of the smart, hard work that our development and product teams have put in over the last three years." Keagy went on to say: "Without revealing any secrets, I can assure you that GoGrid will continue to get better and persuade more people to give up their hardware dependent ways of serving data. We continue to add to the GoGrid library of operating systems, server images and applications like Apache, IIS and mySQL. Furthermore our commitment to Linux and Open Source solutions is strong."

GoGrid was an exhibitor at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2008 and demoed the award-winning product in booth #900.

About GoGrid

GoGrid is a new Cloud Computing hosted, Internet service that delivers true "Control in the Cloud." GoGrid enables system administrators, developers and IT professionals to create, deploy, and control load balance cloud servers and complex hosted virtual server networks with full root access and administrative server control in minutes via a unique web control panel or API. GoGrid delivers portal controlled servers for Windows, multiple Linux operating systems (Red Hat Enterprise and CentOS) and supports application environments like Ruby on Rails. Free f5 hardware load balancing and other features are intended to give users the control of a familiar server environment with the flexibility and scalability of the cloud.

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