IT hosting specialist PEER 1 Hosting has partned with retail eCommerce platform provider and eBay darling Magento to provide the Magento Optimized Managed Hosting offering, an infrastructure solution designed to improve performance and reliability of Magento-based storefronts.
"PEER 1 Hosting has been a long and trusted partner with Magento. They understand our business and the needs of our merchants and have continued to develop solutions that have helped us grow our business," said Bob Schwartz, President, Magento Inc. "With this new hosting offering, our merchants will be able to focus on their businesses and know there is a robust supporting infrastructure in place that will make the shopping experience better for their customers. More importantly as a merchant's business continues to grow, they can scale the solution to suit their needs."
Features of the hosting offering include optimized RHEL 5 and 6, deployments of Varnish and Nginx for content delivery, a Magento-tuned Apache/PHP app server with memcache for performance, and a lot more. Couple that with PEER 1's 10GB FastFiber Network and yuo must just have a winner for e-commerce merchants on the Magento platform.