Zeus signs new partner, Xtraordinary Hosting, to its SPLA program

Xtraordinary Hosting chooses Zeus ZXTM software to enhance their service portfolio with a scalable traffic management solution
CAMBRIDGE, UK – 21 April 2009 – Zeus Technology, the only software-based application traffic management software, today announced a new reseller partnership with Xtraordinary Hosting. The Zeus Service Provider License Agreement (SPLA) program will enable Xtraordinary Hosting to offer Zeus’ ZXTM (Zeus Extensible Traffic Manager) software on a monthly basis.
“The Zeus SPLA program offers an industry leading solution to meet the need for enhanced application speeds, high-availability and scalability that many of our customers are requesting” says Andrew Ogilvie, CEO, Xtraordinary Hosting. “Our clients will benefit from a sophisticated layer-7 load balancing solution with a cost-effective monthly rental and the reassurance of Zeus’ strong technical pedigree.”

As more organizations host their applications online, demand is growing for service providers to deliver application acceleration and delivery solutions that go beyond the capabilities of many of the existing hardware based solutions.
“In today’s growing and highly competitive Web hosting market, we understand the importance of our service provider customers being able to add new services to their end users quickly and easily, with a flexible cost structure,” said Paul Brennan, Chairman and CEO of Zeus Technology. “We are pleased to be partnering with Xtraordinary Hosting, who will be able to offer a SPLA program that provides their customers a reliable, fault tolerant service whilst generating additional revenue.”

For more information on the Zeus SPLA program, please visit; http://www.zeus.com/spla
About Zeus Technology
Zeus Technology provides software that enables businesses to create, manage and deliver exceptional online services. Implementing a Zeus software solution allows organizations to visualize and manipulate the flow of traffic to their web-enabled applications, ensuring a consistently robust web infrastructure. Coupled with the ability to deploy new online services very quickly, Zeus will help provide the competitive advantage your business needs. As the only software application traffic management solution available, the Zeus products are flexible whatever your deployment environment; physical, virtual or cloud. Zeus holds strategic partnerships with world-class companies such as AMD, Dell, Egenera, HP, IBM, Intel, Joyent, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Qualcomm and VMware. Zeus powers over one million website infrastructures across the world including, Rapattoni, Business Financial Publishing, iLike, Rodgers Townsend, BT, China Telecom, NASA, PLAY.COM, STA Travel, and VNU. For more information, visit www.zeus.com.
About Xtraordinary Hosting
Founded in 2001 with a mission to enhance service standards for SME customers in the UK hosting industry the company operates its own multi-homed network (AS30827), a member of LINX plus direct connections to Tier-1 networks. The company is an innovative early adopter in niche technology areas to help customers gain and retain competitive advantage. Current examples include Xen virtualisation and hosting for Atlassian Wiki & JIRA, Zimbra collaboration suite and open source Magento Ecommerce. At Xtraordinary Hosting reliability is derived from rigorous evaluation of suppliers: bandwidth, datacentres, network equipment, servers, software and infrastructure.
Website: www.xtrahost.co.uk
Press contacts for Zeus Technology
Helen Bainton, 07827 806990, hbainton@zeus.com
UK, Europe and Asia Pacific: Kate Hamilton, 0207 608 4671, Kate.Hamilton@hotwirepr.com
Stuart Wragg, 0207 608 4672, Stuart.Wragg@hotwirepr.com

Press contact for Xtraordinary Hosting
Penny Haywood, PHPR Ltd, +44 (0)131 669 5190, Mobile +44 (0)7850 657 714, penny@phpr.co.uk
For more information please visit www.xtrahost.co.uk