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ServInt Introduces Flex v3, the Newest Addition to Its Popular Flex Line of Fully Managed Servers

ServInt, a pioneering provider of managed cloud hosting for enterprises worldwide, today introduced Flex v3, an all-new line of fully managed, dedicated cloud servers under its Flex brand.

ServInt’s Flex line – which includes Flex Express, Flex Pro and Flex Enterprise – was introduced in 2012 to enable customers to instantly configure and deploy servers to meet their exact requirements, paying only for the RAM and storage they need.

ServInt’s new Flex v3 is an all-new dedicated server line that achieves an industry-leading cost/performance ratio. With Flex v3, ServInt is targeting a mid-market, business-managed, web-hosting segment dominated by higher-cost, dedicated-server offerings, as well as public cloud offerings that do not serve the needs of all clients.

With its Flex v3 servers, ServInt addresses the needs of the large, dedicated-server market at a time when most of the industry focus is on the cloud.

With Flex v3, ServInt’s goal is to provide cutting-edge, cloud-like provisioning alongside modern, enterprise-grade specifications to consumers who wish to continue operating on a private, dedicated-server platform.

Flex v3 servers also can be used as tools to build server clusters and other private cloud environments.

The customer-friendly Flex purchase and provisioning system is powered by ServInt’s proprietary SimpleScale virtualization enhancement technology, which is based on Parallels’ Virtuozzo Containers system. Combining these two cloud platforms allows Flex customers to purchase and scale their servers on a near-instantaneous basis, all on hardware generally reserved for customers coming into the server market at 5-10 times the monthly cost.

ServInt’s Flex v3 Express starts at $199 per month, with optional RAM and disk-space increases that can scale RAM and disk storage to as much as 32GB and 1.5TB, respectively.

The Flex v3 Pro – available in both SAS and nearline SAS configurations – starts at $299 per month, with optional RAM and disk-space increases that can scale RAM and disk storage to as much as 64GB and 1.5TB, respectively.

The Flex v3 Enterprise – available in both SAS and nearline SAS configurations – starts at $399 per month, with optional RAM and disk-space increases that can scale RAM and disk storage to as much as 128GB and 3TB, respectively.

“The cloud evolution has seen many hosting service providers forget about the dedicated-server customer, and that’s a shame,” said ServInt Founder and CEO Reed Caldwell. “There are hundreds of thousands of businesses that believe in and trust the reliability of the dedicated-server model, but want it with the same cloudy benefits that modern provisioning provides. ServInt's SimpleScale technology offers customers the best of both worlds, and our new Flex v3 does it on the best hardware value for the dollar in the entire web hosting industry.”

About ServInt

ServInt is a pioneering provider of high-reliability, managed cloud hosting services for enterprises worldwide. Founded in Northern Virginia in 1995, ServInt provides a range of IaaS, PaaS, VPS and dedicated server packages to hosting service resellers, web designers, developers and online businesses in more than 130 countries. To learn more about ServInt’s cloud, VPS and dedicated hosting solutions, please call 1-800-573-7846 from the USA, +1-703-847-1381 from outside the USA or visit www.servint.net.

All product and company names mentioned in this press release are trademarks of their respective companies.

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