Greatresponder.com – 2011-08-09 – On Tuesday, the innovative web hosting provider PEER 1 made the announcement that it has extended its CDN to locations worldwide with the OnApp CDN launched on Monday. This OnApp CDN was created with web hosting providers in mind. This will be able to provide then with CDN without having to build their own infrastructure.
Lately, PEER 1 extended its partner program and partnership across EMEA. As stated in the press release, he web hosting provider will connect four of its PoPs in North America to an expanded CDN infrastructure of 18 additional PoPs through the OnApp CDN Federation.
“Internet businesses need CDN services to maximize the web page experience of customers irrespective of their geographic location,” Tim Varma, vice president of product development at PEER 1 Hosting said in a statement. “The OnApp CDN allows us to give our customers the global reach to make this happen in a consistent way.”
According to PEER 1 Web Hosting, the new PoPs span continent such as Asia and Europe. By sharing infrastructure with partners, PEER 1 says it has minimized investment and can offer competitive pricing to customers.
“We’re delighted to welcome PEER 1 to the OnApp CDN Federation. The CDN market has suffered for years from a handful of vendors that charge outrageous prices without fair competition as the cost of building global infrastructure is so prohibitive for market entry,” Ditlev Bredahl, CEO at OnApp said in a statement. “The OnApp CDN changes all this. Hosts like PEER 1 can instantly offer fully-featured global CDN services to customers through our platform. Hosts are able to generate new revenue streams and deliver new enterprise-class CDN services to customers.”