NBA’s Orlando Magic Selects Atlantic.Net as Official Server Host

Orlando, FL (March 18th, 2009) – Atlantic.Net, a privately owned high performance Data Center services company, is proud to announce a newly formed partnership with the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Orlando Magic. Under the terms of the agreement, Atlantic.Net will provide the Orlando Magic with a fully redundant server hosting platform in its world class Data Center. As the official server host of the Orlando Magic, Atlantic.Net will support and protect the data operations of the popular NBA franchise.

“We are excited to have joined forces with Atlantic.Net,” said Jason Coleman, Orlando Magic’s VP of Information Technology. “After evaluating a range of managed hosting options to support our data operations, we chose Atlantic.Net because of their superior infrastructure and extensive technical knowledge. Atlantic.Net’s Data Center is very impressive, and their experience in providing a high-level of managed services is what our organization was looking for.”

The Orlando Magic plans a significant deployment of server and network hardware at Atlantic.Net, including a Storage Area Network (SAN), and therefore requires a hosting partner capable of providing the highest quality infrastructure, bandwidth and redundancy. Such large scale, high-performance operations require 100% uptime and the kind of complex, high-end infrastructure found in Atlantic.Net’s Data Center.

“Atlantic.Net respects and admires the Orlando Magic for their innovation and their commitment to staying ahead of the game in technology,” said Marty Puranik, president and CEO of Atlantic.Net. “We are honored that the Orlando Magic put their trust in Atlantic.Net and look forward to working as a team to supply the critical backend infrastructure that guides the ongoing success of the Magic’s operations.”

As a service provider that owns and operates its own network and Data Center, Atlantic.Net provides fully redundant connections to the Internet backbone and guarantees 100% uptime by providing uninterruptible power feeds in a secure and fully redundant Data Center that is staffed 24/7/365.

About The Orlando Magic

Orlando’s NBA franchise since 1989, the Magic’s mission is to be world champions on and off the court, delivering legendary moments every step of the way. On the court, Orlando has won three division championships (1995, 1996, 2008), had four 50-plus win seasons, and won the Eastern Conference title in 1995. Off the court, on an annual basis the Orlando Magic gives more than $2 million to the local community by way of sponsorships of events, donated tickets, autographed merchandise, scholarships and grants. Orlando Magic community relations programs impact an estimated 75,000 kids each year, while a Magic staff-wide initiative provides more than 4,000 volunteer hours annually. In addition, over the last 19 years nearly $14 million has been distributed to local non-profit community organizations via The Orlando Magic Youth Fund (OMYF) that serve at risk and disadvantaged youth. The Orlando Magic is also the developer of the new downtown Events Center which will compete to host major national events, concerts and family shows. Opening in October 2010, the facility will be operated by the City of Orlando and owned by the Central Florida Community.

About Atlantic.Net

Established in 1994, Atlantic.Net is a market-leading business data services provider known for exceptional service, simplifying complex technologies and building a brand that people trust. Atlantic.Net operates a world class cloud hosting Center in Orlando, Florida, and helps businesses around the globe with their data needs through services including managed servers, server colocation, managed cloud hosting, Internet connectivity, business continuity, and managed services such as data backup, security and private networks.

Atlantic.Net’s services enable companies to focus on their core business and forgo the expense of capital equipment purchases and ongoing IT management costs. The company’s technological savvy and strategic acumen have been the foundation for the company’s reputation and profitability since 1994. For more information about Atlantic.Net, please visit www.atlantic.net.


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