Orlando, FL (January 27, 2010) – Atlantic.Net (www.atlantic.net) a privately–held high performance data center services company, today announced a multi-year agreement with Thoughts.com. Thoughts.com is a new social media networking platform that requires a fully redundant and highly scalable server colocation solution. Under the terms of the agreement, Atlantic.Net will power Thoughts.com’s social networking engine with its fully redundant and robust infrastructure backed by its World Class Data Center operations.
“We are pleased to have the opportunity to partner with a new breed of social media networking company like Thoughts.com,” says Neal Hiscock, Chief Operating Officer of Atlantic.Net. “Thoughts.com not only has a unique concept but they also utilize cutting edge technology. Atlantic.Net is honored to help facilitate this extremely high traffic network to keep the discussions flowing on Thoughts.com.”
“Our Social Media platform requires 100% uptime and we feel that Atlantic.Net provides the best solution to host our server colocation platform” says Ben Ogden, Founder and CEO of Thoughts.com. “Atlantic.Net’s dedication to 100% network uptime, to their customers, and their long standing reputation in Florida are all key factors in our decision. As Thoughts.com grows we are confident that Atlantic.Net’s superior infrastructure will continue to provide a scalable and robust solution. We also strongly believe that doing business locally helps support our local community staying true to our mission to engage our community.”
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 colocation Data Center in Orlando, Florida, and helps businesses around the globe with their data needs through services including Managed Servers, Server Colocation, Dedicated Servers, 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. Atlantic.Net’s technological savvy and strategic acumen have been the foundation for its reputation and profitability since 1994.
Thoughts.com is a growing, one-of-a-kind blog community that drives social conversation and connects like-minded people through its community forums and live discussions. The site is host to personal and engaging blogs and provides unlimited bandwidth for photo and video hosting, all 100% free. Founder and Chief Executive Officer Benjamin Ogden launched the website in June 2007. Through a dedicated following and word of mouth, the site now has over 200,000 members. The website began as a place for people to share their thoughts, but has quickly developed into a worldwide community of passionate individuals. Whereas other social networking sites seem designed to help members meet people and collect “friends,” Thoughts.com is more interested in facilitating engaging discussions.
In addition to becoming one of the up and coming free blogging and discussion communities, Thoughts.com endeavors for social progress and unity, while promoting charitable giving and passionate debate. Thoughts.com “One Love Philosophy”, acts as a vehicle for making positive changes in the world by supporting groups such as UNICEF, Habit for Humanity and Mission Make it Right.