Web Hosting Forum – Montreal, Canada – VEXXHOST, a leader in online web hosting and cloud hosting services, today announced their expanded partnership with CloudFlare, the web performance and security company. VEXXHOST is the first hosting provider to offer CloudFlare’s innovative Railgun web performance optimization technology as a free option for all its customers.
“We’ve worked with CloudFlare from the inception of Railgun up until it’s launch and the technology behind it is simply astounding,” said Mohammed Naser, CEO of VEXXHOST. “On average, we’re seeing customers using CloudFlare with Railgun experience three time faster HTML load times. It makes web pages pop when you load them.”
“I was simply amazed at how much faster my sites began to load after turning on Railgun,” said Jamie Starke, a VEXXHOST customer who was part of an early testing group of Railgun. “VEXXHOST hosts many of my websites, including http://www.jamiestarke.com. I am incredibly happy with this new partnership and look forward to seeing the added performance benefits to all of my websites.”
CloudFlare powers a global network of 23 data centers optimized for performance. CloudFlare’s Railgun technology optimizes connections between VEXXHOST’s network and CloudFlare’s edge servers. Combining both traditional CDN techniques as well as innovative dynamic network optimization, the net effect is a massive performance increase for VEXXHOST customers’ sites regardless of where they are accessed around the world.
“We’re excited to have VEXXHOST as the first CloudFlare Optimized Partner to go live. By providing Railgun for free to all their customers, VEXXHOST has established themselves as one of the fastest hosts on the Internet,” said Matthew Prince, co-founder and CEO of CloudFlare. “VEXXHOST implementation is incredibly smooth, making it easy for any website owner to install CloudFlare with just a click.”
VEXXHOST’s new CloudFlare management portal was built by VEXXHOST from the ground up and is tightly integrated with cPanel. The management portal allows any customer to sign up for CloudFlare and enable the services features, including Railgun, with just a few clicks. CloudFlare charges its Business and Enterprise customers hundreds of dollars a month for the Railgun service. As a CloudFlare Optimized Partner, VEXXHOST is offering Railgun as a free option to all its customers.
VEXXHOST, Inc. (www.vexxhost.com / @vexxhost) was founded in 2006 to provide online hosting services and it has grown to be one of the large technology leaders in the hosting industry, offering the latest cloud based services to thousands of customers, from small businesses to governments, from over 150 different countries.
CloudFlare, Inc. (www.cloudflare.com / @cloudflare) makes sites twice as fast, protects them from attacks, ensures they are always online, and makes it simple to add web apps with a single click. CloudFlare supercharges websites regardless of size or platform with no need to add hardware, install software, or change a line of code. The CloudFlare community gets stronger as it grows; every new site makes the network smarter. Thanks to our awesome sauce technology, every month hundreds of millions of people experience a faster, safer, better Internet. CloudFlare was recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer, named the Most Innovative Network & Internet Technology Company of the Year for the last two years by the Wall Street Journal, and ranked among the world’s 50 most innovative companies of 2012 by Fast Company. CloudFlare is based in San Francisco, California, USA.