SOURCE: 3Tera, Inc.

3TERA, Inc.

January 21, 2010 14:19 ET

3Tera Wins the 2009 Best Cloud Computing Service and Best SaaS Provider Awards From HostReview

3Tera Selected for Third Straight Year for Its Impact on Enabling Cloud Computing and SaaS Solutions for the Hosting Industry

ALISO VIEJO, CA--(Marketwire - January 21, 2010) - 3Tera®, the leading developer of cloud computing platform software and utility computing services, announces HostReview, a top-rated online resource for the Web hosting industry since 1998, named 3Tera to both its 2009 Top 10 Web Host Awards' Best Cloud Computing Service and Best SaaS Provider lists. 3Tera received the prestigious honor for a third consecutive year, confirming its leadership role as proven innovator and enabler of new services to the hosting market.

The Best Web Hosting Awards are based on the overall product offering, value, customer service and users' reviews of the selected companies. Winners were at the forefront of technological innovation and exemplary customer service in the previous year and are the companies to look at in 2010. Since 2006, the HostReview Annual Web Hosting Awards have grown to be one of the most prestigious hosting awards of its kind. The categories for the annual awards are updated every year, in order to reflect the changing technological and business landscape.

3Tera was selected as Best SaaS Provider, as well as Best Cloud Service, for the AppLogic cloud computing platform, which enables new market opportunities for hosting companies to offer cloud computing and virtual private datacenter solutions. For the full HostReview Top 10 Web Host Awards list, please see http://www.hostreview.com/awards/2009_annual_awards.

"We chose 3Tera as one of our 2009 Best SaaS Providers and Cloud Computing Services award winners because its cloud computing solution continues to have a tremendous impact on the entire hosting industry," said Darren Tabor, CEO of DevStart, network owner of HostReview. "A three-year winner of our awards, 3Tera's AppLogic cloud computing platform has proven to consistently enable hosting providers to enter new markets and offer highly scalable, affordable and well-established cloud and utility computing services attracting both small companies and big enterprises."

"We are honored to be recognized by HostReview as the first-class enabler of SaaS and cloud computing solutions for a third straight year," said Barry X Lynn, Chairman and CEO, 3Tera, Inc. "As the cloud computing space continues to become saturated with new players, customers are looking toward established cloud vendors to enable them to quickly deploy and operate their applications on a highly available and scalable platform."

Currently 3Tera's cloud computing platform AppLogic is powering Cloud and SaaS services of over 40 hosting providers worldwide like Agathon Group, BirdHosting.com, Cari.net, Cleargrid, Cloudaccess.net, Contegix, DNS Europe, ENKI Consulting, KDDI, Kualo, Layered Technologies, Radixcloud, Red Peak Solutions, Right Servers, ScaleUp Technologies, Xseed and others.

About HostReview

HostReview is a popular online destination for people who look for the best hosting deals. The site features a comprehensive article section, industry news, and one of the most complete directories of hosting service providers on the web. The site attracts a diverse and numerous audiences. For more information, visit www.hostreview.com.

About 3Tera, Inc.

3Tera, Inc. is the leading innovator of cloud computing technology and utility computing services, simplifying the deployment and scaling of online applications. Named "Cool Vendor in IT operations" by Gartner Group, 3Tera offers AppLogic™, the first commercially available cloud computing platform that completely removes the cost and complexity associated with infrastructure. Available both for building in-house private clouds and as a platform for cloud computing services, AppLogic allows IT professionals to develop and deploy online applications in minutes instead of weeks, using only a browser to manage and scale on demand fully distributed systems and deliver security and business continuity for all applications, while fully controlling their cloud computing environment. For more information, visit www.3tera.com.

3Tera, the 3Tera logo, AppLogic, the AppLogic logo, Cloudware and Cloud Computing without Compromise are trademarks or registered trademarks of 3Tera, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are property of their respective holders.

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