Global hosting provider reaches 100 partners in 12 months across Europe, Middle East and Africa
Southampton, 07 September 2011 – PEER 1 Hosting, the global online IT hosting provider, is today announcing that it has signed its 100th partner in EMEA since it began trading in region in 2009, with 70 of these partners coming from the UK.
PEER 1 Hosting launched its EMEA channel program in August 2010, and set the target for 30 per cent of regional new business revenue to be generated through the channel by 2012. PEER 1 has already exceeded its target in just 12 months.
PEER 1’s new Platinum Plus program has helped to open up new opportunities within the channel claims Amanda Dunn, Director of Business Development EMEA, PEER 1 Hosting. “With a range of benefits and incentives, the Platinum Plus partner program offers elite partners access to executive sponsors, tailored training programs and marketing collateral in addition to our industry-leading ‘Evergreen’ initiative which rewards partners for the lifetime of the customer, offering higher returns than competitive programs in the marketplace.”
Dominic Monkhouse, EMEA Managing Director, PEER 1 Hosting comments: “We are thrilled to announce that we have signed 100 partners in EMEA in just one year. The channel is very important to our business and we work closely with our partners, offering them a wealth of resources, all based on mutual support and collaboration. We made a promise when we launched in 2009 to deliver the best service in the industry and we’re closing in on the number two position to Rackspace, which is exactly where we want to be – giving customers and partners a world-class alternative.”
About PEER 1 Hosting
PEER 1 Hosting is one of the world’s leading IT hosting providers. The company is built on two obsessions: Ping & People. Ping, represents its commitment to best-in-breed technology, founded on a high performance 10Gb SuperNetwork™ connected by 17 state-of-the-art data centres, 21 points-of-presence and 10 colocation facilities throughout North America and Europe. People, represents its commitment to delivering outstanding customer service to its more than 10,000 customers worldwide, backed by a 100 percent uptime guarantee and 24x7x365 FirstCall Support™. PEER 1 Hosting’s portfolio includes Managed Hosting, Dedicated Servers under the ServerBeach brand, Colocation and Cloud Services. Founded in 1999, the company is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, with European operations headquartered in Southampton, UK. PEER 1 Hosting shares are traded on the TSX under the symbol PIX. For more information visit: www.peer1.com or www.peer1hosting.co.uk.
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