Carbon60 Networks Inc.

Carbon60 Networks Inc.

September 01, 2015 08:00 ET

Carbon60 Networks Proud Supporter and Web Hosting Provider of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games

Managed Cloud hosting experts provide availability, performance and security for one of Toronto's most heavily-used websites before, during and after the games

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 1, 2015) -

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Carbon60 Networks Inc., a leading provider of Managed Cloud hosting and IT services announced today its successful participation in the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games as the exclusive hosting provider of the games' website and a Proud Supporter. Their contribution to the games was a mix of "value in kind" financial support, along with hosting, managing and monitoring the most critical and visible source of information for the games - its website.

"Planning, organizing, and staging the Games is a true team effort and we're grateful that Carbon60 joined our partner family as a Proud Supporter. Our partners generously provided their products, services, expertise and enthusiasm to make these the best Pan Am / Parapan Am Games ever," said Saäd Rafi, chief executive officer, TO2015. "It's truly inspiring to see so many people getting behind the Games and helping our region host the Americas for a summer to remember."

"We take tremendous pride in our city and were thrilled to be a Proud Supporter of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games," said John Witte, President and CEO of Carbon60. "For the organizers who worked so hard to bring this world-class event to Toronto, the website was a vital component of the games success. Given its importance, selecting a vendor was a highly competitive process involving the best providers in the business. Our experience in managing business-critical applications helped us differentiate our company and our entire team was excited to be part of it."

To keep the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games website running smoothly at all times, Carbon60's experts managed and monitored the site around the clock leveraging processes built on ITIL best-practices and enterprise-grade technologies. The Carbon60 delivery teams were there every step of the way. Some of the key website metrics before and during the games included:

  • Over 10 thousand requests per second during each day of the games (500Mbps+ sustained)
  • A peak of more than 20 thousand requests per second (1.4Gbps+)
  • Over 8 billion page requests
  • Over 1 million unique visitors a day during the games (based on unique IP addresses)
  • Global response time for the website was under 2 seconds on average

About Carbon60 Networks

Carbon60 Networks Inc. specializes in "end-to-end" hosting solutions for public and private sector organizations with business-critical IT workloads. Carbon60 has a "multi-origin" cloud hosting infrastructure which allows websites and applications to be hosted across geographically diverse regions around the world. Carbon60's solutions integrate robust, cost-effective development, quality assurance, staging, production, and disaster recovery services backed by a 99.99% SLA.

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