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The Planet Executive to Present at Network World IT Roadmap Conference

September 22
16:38 2008

(Web Hosting News) HOUSTON – The Planet, the global leader in IT hosting, today announced that Stan O. Barber, vice president, network operations, will deliver a case study on the company’s solutions at the Network World Dallas IT Roadmap Conference and Expo. Barber’s session, scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 10:15 a.m. CDT, will cover The Planet’s integration of next-generation services, including WAN Ethernet and IPv6.

Johna Till Johnson, president and senior founding partner of Nemertes Research, will moderate the session.

“The Planet provides the infrastructure for more than 12 million Web sites, so next- generation services such as wide-area Ethernet and IPv6 are important technologies for our operations,” said Barber. “We utilize high-quality carriers to provide our IP transit, which allows us to deliver a world-class network to our international customer base. Our goal is always to remain on the forefront of advances in IT services.”

The one-day conference will be held at the Dallas Convention Center and will include sessions on new developments in IT and technology best practices, with focused tracks on security and compliance, SaaS and cloud computing, and data center infrastructure and management.

About The Planet
The Planet is the leading provider of On Demand IT Infrastructure solutions, hosting more than 22,000 small- and medium-size businesses and 12 million Web sites worldwide. The Planet Alpha division provides the widest array of self-managed dedicated servers and advanced services backed by 24x7x365 support. The Planet Northstar Managed Hosting division combines a proactive methodology and seasoned IT experts to deliver a fully managed hosting solution. With the best choice of servers, software tools and world-class support, backed by state-of-the-art facilities and an enterprise-class network, The Planet turns IT into a powerful competitive advantage that enables customers to grow their businesses. For additional information, visit

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