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Host.net powers Florida businesses with multi-Gigabit Comcast Ethernet

Comcast Business
Friday 17 July 15

Comcast Business today announced that Host.net, a provider of managed infrastructure services, which operates multiple enterprise-class data centers, has Comcast Business Ethernet, which benefits its customers in its Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale data centers. Host.net’s data center utilizes Comcast’s Ethernet to connect to its customers with high reliability and performance to support large file transfers and bandwidth…

Comcast Business today announced that Host.net, a provider of managed infrastructure services, which operates multiple enterprise-class data centers, has Comcast Business Ethernet, which benefits its customers in its Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale data centers. Host.net’s data center utilizes Comcast’s Ethernet to connect to its customers with high reliability and performance to support large file transfers and bandwidth-intensive applications.

“The need for bandwidth never goes away, and with Comcast Business we are able to offer customers a significant increase in their bandwidth,” said Lenny Chesal, CMO, Host.net. “In addition, Comcast Business offers customers the option to scale up their capacity as their businesses grow, with just one phone call.”

Headquartered in Boca Raton, Host.net operates multiple enterprise-class data centers in South Florida, including Palm Beach and Broward Counties, as well as a colocation suite in Atlanta. With a focus on colocation, cloud computing, connectivity and continuity, the company services various industries including education, finance, government and healthcare in most major metropolitan regions in North America and portions of Europe and Latin America. With Comcast Business, Host.net is providing its customers with the benefits of its moving away from legacy telco connectivity to a high performance, fiber-based Ethernet option that can support bandwidth-intensive applications via its Smart Cloud Architecture™. Host.net’s Smart Cloud Architecture is a state-of-the-art cloud computing infrastructure technology for clients that have business-critical applications.

Comcast Business offers a comprehensive portfolio of Ethernet connectivity options, including Ethernet Dedicated Internet, Ethernet Private Line, Ethernet Virtual Private Line and Ethernet Network Service that provide Internet access, point-to-point, point-to-multipoint and multipoint-to-multipoint connectivity for organizations that require high-performance connections to data centers for their bandwidth-intensive colocation, managed or cloud services. Comcast’s vast network reach and rapid Ethernet service provisioning make it attractive to Host.net and its customers.

“Our Comcast Business Ethernet services provide businesses with the flexibility, scalability, and cost-effectiveness to address a wide variety of current and emerging applications,” said Gary Phillips, regional vice president, Comcast Business. “As cloud computing and similar technologies that require greater bandwidth continue to advance, and businesses rely more heavily on being networked between their facilities and off-site data centers, the need for a reliable, high speed network connection will become critical to organizations of all sizes. Companies like Host.net are already ahead of the game in that respect.”

Comcast Business has more than 350 data centers on its advanced network across the U.S. Its 145,000 route miles of fiber span 39 states and the District of Columbia. The company also offers customers private, high-performance access to multiple cloud services at up to 10 Gigabit per second (Gbps) of capacity.


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