ServerBeach Brings Customers New Virtual Server Offering

Aug 02, 2011, 07:30 ET from Peer 1 Network Enterprises, Inc.

Virtualization solution helps SMBs decrease administration costs and increase efficiencies

VANCOUVER, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - ServerBeach, the leading dedicated hosting provider that prides itself on being built by Geeks for Geeks, today announced the launch of its new Virtual Servers. ServerBeach Virtual Servers allow businesses to lower the burden of server administration, create hosting resources that adapt to their business needs, and reduce hosting costs by consolidating multiple servers into a single machine.

"With everything we do at ServerBeach, we're committed to delivering what our customers need. With ServerBeach Virtual Servers, we're appealing to our hands-on customers and offering them choice," said Dax Moreno, General Manager, ServerBeach. "Our Virtual Servers can run off of Citrix and Microsoft, and will soon include Red Hat and KVM. We're able to offer all of this along with round-the-clock, live customer care."

ServerBeach Virtual Servers are ideal for SMB customers who want to self-manage their virtual environments with a single centralized management console-based control center. Each Virtual Server can be provisioned and running in minutes and has its own infrastructure, operating system, application stack, as well as its own access and authorization rules.

All ServerBeach virtualized, physical dedicated servers are backed by ServerBeach's 24x7x365 Live Customer Care and 100 percent Network Uptime Service Level Agreement, and are available on select ServerBeach 32-bit and 64-bit dedicated servers. Virtual Servers will be available at ServerBeach datacenters in Canada, the U.S. and Europe.

ServerBeach clients have a choice of hypervisors, including:

Citrix XenServer (free edition)

  • XenServer Hypervisor, a robust virtual instance manager
  • Centralized management made possible by XenCenter to provision, administer and manage the network from a single console
  • Live migration with XenMotion, so users can flexibly move a virtual instance across the physical server without disruption

Microsoft Server 2008 R2

  • Live backup support allows users to perform live backup for virtual instances without downtime
  • Add and remove virtual storage without having to shut down a hypervisor or pause its workload
  • Increase failover protection by enabling multiple nodes to simultaneously access a single-shared volume

All ServerBeach virtualized dedicated servers are compatible with modern scripting languages, web servers and databases.

ServerBeach Virtual Servers are available through the ServerBeach website and through its network of resellers. For more information and to purchase ServerBeach Virtual Servers, please visit:

About ServerBeach

ServerBeach, a division of PEER 1 Hosting, offers self-managed dedicated servers built "By Geeks, For Geeks™". Built on solid hardware, server automation tools and the PEER 1 SuperNetwork, ServerBeach provides Linux and Microsoft users with a low-cost dedicated server, complete with a full set of developer's tools. The company specializes in self-managed dedicated servers on Linux and Windows platforms. For more information, please visit

About PEER 1 Hosting

PEER 1 Hosting is one of the world's leading IT hosting providers. The company is built on two obsessions: Ping & People. Ping, represents its commitment to best-in-breed technology, founded on a high performance 10Gb FastFiber Network™ connected by 17 state-of-the-art datacenters, 21 points-of-presence and 10 colocation facilities throughout North America and Europe. People, represents its commitment to delivering outstanding customer service to its more than 10,000 customers worldwide, backed by a 100 percent uptime guarantee and 24x7x365 FirstCall Support™. PEER 1 Hosting's portfolio includes Managed Hosting, Dedicated Servers under the ServerBeach brand, Colocation and Cloud Services. Founded in 1999, the company is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, with European operations headquartered in Southampton, UK. PEER 1 Hosting shares are traded on the TSX under the symbol PIX. For more information visit: or

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