PEER 1 Launches CloudXcelerator(TM) Program



    
    Apprenda's SaaSGrid Cloud Application Server Announced as the First
    Technology Available via PEER 1's High-Performance Infrastructure
    

    STRUCTURE 09, SAN FRANCISCO, June 25 /CNW/ - PEER 1 Network Enterprises,
Inc. (TSX:PIX), a global online IT business hosting provider, has launched its
CloudXcelerator(TM) program, which enables PEER 1 partners to develop, test
and run their cloud applications on PEER 1's IT hosting infrastructure.
Apprenda, the creators of SaaSGrid, a powerful Cloud Application Server for
rapidly building and commercializing Software as a Service (SaaS)
applications, joins PEER 1 as its first CloudXcelerator partner.
    In launching the CloudXcelerator program, PEER 1 helps to enable
qualified cloud computing companies to achieve early success. Any company
developing cloud technology that requires hosting is eligible to apply for the
CloudXcelerator program. Benefits of the program include deeply subsidized
hosting, co-marketing funds, exposure on PEER 1's website and to the company's
10,000 customers, as well as public relations exposure. The PEER 1 sales team
will also support partners by learning about their applications and referring
qualified leads whenever possible. With these features, and the use of PEER
1's high performance infrastructure, partners can take innovations one step
further.
    "We are constantly looking for opportunities to leverage our network and
infrastructure strength to support and increase market innovation," said
Robert Miggins, senior vice president of business development for PEER 1. "The
CloudXcelerator program allows us to help bring to market the latest
innovations that will determine the future of the cloud landscape, while at
the same time helping partners find the most efficient and cost effective
applications to increase their success."
    By partnering with PEER 1 for the CloudXcelerator program, Apprenda will
get additional exposure for SaaSGrid, while helping PEER 1 expand its SaaS
enablement offering. Unlike any other offering on the market today, Apprenda's
SaaSGrid Cloud Application Server removes both the business and technical
challenges of delivering Software as a Service, allowing software companies to
focus 100 percent on the value delivered to their customers. SaaSGrid provides
out of the box multitenancy, the application billing system, provisioning
system, full application lifecycle management system and much more.
    "Supporting the SaaSGrid Cloud Application Server exemplifies PEER 1's
commitment to bringing software companies powerful SaaS enablement
technologies that simplify their development, testing and operational
efforts," said Sinclair Schuller, CEO at Apprenda. "PEER 1 is one of the most
progressive hosting providers we've come across and we're excited to partner
with them on the CloudXcelerator program."
    PEER 1 senior vice president of business development, Robert Miggins, and
Apprenda vice president of engineering, Abraham Sultan, will speak on a
Structure 09 panel today at 10:15 a.m. PT. The panel, moderated by Bernard
Golden of CIO magazine, will focus on the use of commodity hardware within the
cloud.
    For further information or to apply for the PEER 1 CloudXcelerator
program, visit www.peer1.com/cloud.

    About PEER 1

    PEER 1 believes in the limitless opportunity of the Internet, and the
business growth potential it provides for its more than 10,000 customers. As a
global online IT business hosting provider, PEER 1 offers a reliable high
performance Internet network supporting scalable managed hosting, dedicated
hosting through the ServerBeach brand, and colocation solutions. Backed by its
100 percent uptime guarantee and 24x7x365 FirstCall Support(TM), PEER 1
ensures customers' online presence is always fast, always available. Since
1999, PEER 1 has grown to include 16 state-of-the-art data centers and
points-of-presence throughout North America and Europe. The company's
headquarters are in Vancouver, Canada and the stock is traded on the TSX under
the symbol PIX. For more information visit: www.peer1.com.

    About Apprenda

    Apprenda is the creator of SaaSGrid, a powerful SaaS Application Server
that gives independent software vendors a business and technological
foundation to build, deploy, and monetize their service-oriented applications
for on-demand use without technological lock-in. SaaSGrid empowers software
companies with the ability to build powerful SaaS applications at break-neck
speeds, smashing time-to-market barriers, removing implementation roadblocks,
and significantly reducing risk. This leaves developers with one job: to build
on-demand software that meets customers' needs without worrying about the
difficulties of on-demand delivery. For more information visit Apprenda's
website at: http://www.apprenda.com.





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Apprenda, please contact Jesse Kliza, (518) 383-2130 x306,
jkliza@apprenda.com

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