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Layered, 3Tera Offer Data Centers

FRISCO, Texas -- Layered Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of next generation, self-managed, dedicated server products and services and 3Tera, Inc., the innovator of grid and utility computing solutions for online applications, today announced general availability of Virtual Private Datacenters a new utility computing service for SaaS and Web 2.0 companies. Powered by 3Tera’s award-winning AppLogic grid operating system and operated by Layered’s new TheGridLayer division, Virtual Private Datacenters (VPD) eliminate the need for colocation, private racks and managed services by enabling subscribers to assemble, deploy and manage Internet-scale infrastructure and applications using only a browser and basic IT skills.

“Virtual Private Datacenters offer complete control of Internet applications, providing users with unprecedented visibility into all aspects of their infrastructure,” said Michael Platner, CEO, Layered Technologies, Inc. “The system is so efficient, that for the first time SaaS and Web 2.0 companies can scale to profitability without requiring huge investments in infrastructure and IT operations. At Layered, we firmly believe that this is a disruptive change in the industry, and so—six months ago—we created a new division, TheGridLayer, to focus on this opportunity for our customers.”

“We’ve partnered closely with Layered Technologies because they share our vision of utility computing,” said Vlad Miloushev, president & CEO, 3Tera, Inc. “Virtual Private Datacenters combine Layered’s world-class expertise in running over 12,000 servers with our cutting-edge grid technology to fundamentally change the way people build and operate Internet-scale infrastructure. Developers can now focus on building applications instead of configuring hardware, installing software, moving data or modifying code. With the VPD, all they need in order to have complete control of their applications is a browser and basic IT skills.”

Layered Technologies Inc.