Dec 29, 2008 : Holiday Sales and Promos Roundup


theplanet.com logo!Dec 29, 2008 - The past two weeks have had a handful of holiday promotions and marketing campaigns ranging from shared hosting to dedicated server and business hosting discounts.

Time Almost Up For The Planet's Direct Attached Storage Discount

For corporate clients requiring enhanced database performance and increased file storage capacity, IT hosting provider The Planet (theplanet.com Total Reviews: 3
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) announced Monday the promotional pricing period for its Direct Attached Storage solution is within its final three days, allowing only a short time left for businesses to take advantage of the solution commonly used for server expansion and low-cost clustering.

Ending Wednesday, The Planet has lowered the list price of its DAS products by $150, making DAS available for as little as $300 per month. Three configurations are available which can be used for a variety of applications ranging from primary storage to backup and archiving.



MochaHost.com's Big Christmas Sale

San Jose-based MochaHost.com (mochahost.com Total Reviews: 128
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) had its "Big Christmas Sale," which featured a 20 percent discount on all its shared and reseller hosting packages. It also included six months of free hosting, two domain names and a sitebuilding application on its business and "Mocha" plans.

Liberty Center One Offers "Hosting Bailout"

Data center Liberty Center One (libertycenterone.com) announced a "Hosting Bailout Program" for qualifying Michigan businesses through the economy's downturn by giving them free migration, setup and server rack space until the end of January. Addressing an area particularly vulnerable to the global economic crisis, the Liberty program, according to the company, is meant to address the needs of companies facing difficult business choices, providing them with reliable hosting service and a cheaper alternative to in-house data [...]

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