SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE--(Marketwire - Feb 28, 2013) - 8 To Infinity Pte Ltd, one of Asia''s longest-established Internet hosting companies, today announced it is launching virtualized hosting for its worldwide customers of web hosting, colocation, dedicated servers, and managed services. Customers will enjoy faster speeds, greater reliability, more flexibility, and higher security.
"Server virtualization allows us to achieve greater throughput and configuration flexibility, and that means faster speeds and higher reliability for our customers," said Konstantin Bezruchenko, chief technical officer at 8 To Infinity''s parent company XBT Holding Ltd. "This project extends the major upgrade to our network completed in November 2012, and it reflects our continued investment in offering the highest-performance hosting environment in Asia."
Virtual servers can be more quickly provisioned and optimized than individual physical servers, permitting faster and more flexible hardware deployment and replacement. By isolating virtual networks from each other, virtualization enhances stability and security. In addition, 8 To Infinity''s virtualized hosting provides faster and more flexible back up, giving customers greater peace of mind. 8 To Infinity is using Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012.
The project began rollout this month and is to be completed in March. The last major upgrade of 8 To Infinity''s infrastructure, announced on November 26, 2012, included high-performance connectivity to China and increased capacity to Equinix, a global interconnection platform and data center.
About 8 To Infinity
8 To Infinity, founded in 1997, is one of Asia''s longest-established hosting companies. It has been a trusted provider to large industry and government customers, as well as gaming and e-commerce companies and solo entrepreneurs. 8 To Infinity provides premier dedicated hosting, colocation, data hosting and CDN services using state-of- the-art technology that allows clients to concentrate on their own core business operations. To learn more about the company, please visit: http://www.8.to.
About XBT Holding
XBT Holding Ltd. is a privately-owned global hosting, network solutions and web development provider founded in 2005, with offices in eight countries. Worldwide enterprise and SMB customers rely on XBT''s international expertise and comprehensive service portfolio, including managed dedicated hosting, colocation, shared and VPS hosting, high-performance network, cloud, web and application development services. The company operates a worldwide proprietary network through five carrier-neutral data centers and 12 points of presence in the United States, Europe and Asia, with more than 12,000 servers throughout eight subsidiaries. XBT Holding partners with most major Tier 1 networks to ensure high-speed international connectivity up to 1,300 Gbps. XBT is now one of the fastest-growing companies in the Internet infrastructure industry. Visit XBT online at http://www.xbt.com.