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Host.net Technology Alliance Sponsored


Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - (The Hosting News) - January 12, 2009 - Provider of IP services and colocation, Host.net, has become a Platinum Sponsor for 2009. Host.net actively supports a variety of industry organizations and charitable community organizations.

Lenny Chesal, CMO and VP of Strategic Sales for Host.net remarked, ''The SFTA is making a tangible contribution to the creation of a strong, recognized community of technology businesses in southern Florida. As part of that community, we are pleased to lend our support to all technology providers and consumers in the region.''

Mr. Chesal is a board member of the SFTA and is Past Chair and Corporate Sponsor Chair for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

Chris Burgio, President of the SFTA commented, ''We are honored Host.net has chosen to sponsor the alliance. As a non-profit organization, SFTA relies entirely on corporate sponsorships and memberships to fulfill its mission to grow the awareness and success of the South Florida technology market. With so many alternatives contending for resources today, Host.net's sponsorship is a highly coveted endorsement of the SFTA's mission and direction.''

The company operates a large diverse multi-national fiber optic based Internet, MPLS and 10G layer 2 backbone delivered to its customers utilizing a vast number of last mile options. Host.net provides a full suite of IT infrastructure solutions, including: Colocation, Metro Ethernet, Internet access, Voice over IP (VoIP), and Managed Network Security. The company was recognized in 2007 and 2008 on the Inc. 500/5000 list of Fastest Growing Private Companies in the US. The company has been successful in the enterprise, carrier, education and government sectors, and has a footprint covering most major metro regions of North America and portions of Europe.

With over 11 years of leadership as the region's most effective technology organization, the South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA) promotes the growth, success and awareness of the vibrant South Florida technology community. Through events, networking, programs and education, the SFTA provides south Florida's technology-related companies, academic institutions, entrepreneurs, governments and related organizations with an active forum to grow the business of technology.

Host.net is a national communications and information services company headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida. The company operates a large, diverse national fiber-optic based Internet, MPLS and layer 2 network, delivered to its customers utilizing a vast number of last-mile options. The company also operates an enterprise-class colocation facility at its headquarters in South Florida and provides other communications services including Disaster recovery office space, Voice over IP (VoIP), Managed Network Security and Managed ASP and web hosting services. The company focuses on enterprise, financial, healthcare, education and government services market segments, and has a national footprint covering all regions of the United States, including metropolitan markets: Los Angles, New York, Washington DC, Raleigh, Chicago, Atlanta and Miami.

To learn more about the SFTA, please visit: www.southfloridatech.org.

For more information about Host.net, please visit: www.host.net.

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