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Blue Box Announces "Trade Up" Managed Cloud Application Hosting Promotion

Blue Box Offers 50% Discount to New Customers Who Switch Managed Cloud Application Hosting Providers

SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/18/12 -- Blue Box, a leading cloud hosting and managed services company, today announced the availability of its new "Trade Up" program for customers who are dissatisfied with their current managed cloud application hosting platform provider. As part of this program, Blue Box is offering a limited time, 50% discount on standard recurring monthly service fees for the first three months of an annual contract. With nearly 600 clients including MTV, VH1, Seeking Alpha, Pivotal Tracker, Agawi, and Crowdstar, Blue Box provides a highly automated application infrastructure that enables customers to focus their energy on building and improving their Web applications.

"The past few months have seen a number of critical data center outages which brought a number of high profile Web applications to their knees. Every minute that an application is down, someone is losing money and potentially customers," said Jesse Proudman, CEO of Blue Box. "Blue Box maintains one of the highest uptime rates in the industry and because we own and manage the entire infrastructure stack, we're able to remediate issues significantly faster than the typical hosting provider. We're kicking off this 'Trade Up' promotion to showcase the benefits of the Blue Box solution and are confident that once companies give us a try, they'll become customers for life."

Blue Box has built a significant amount of intellectual property focused on orchestrating the infrastructure that supports critical applications, enabling their customers to focus on building better applications. Blue Box's ownership of the hardware infrastructure illustrates its core philosophy and commitment to owning the entire customer experience and assists in providing unparalleled "white-glove" service. As the company acquired additional customers, Blue Box began to codify many of its best practices to automate its platform service. In addition, Blue Box leverages an assortment of open source technologies including OpenStack, EMC Razor and Opscode's Chef coupled with Blue Box intellectual property and technologies.

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Established in 2003, Blue Box is a leading cloud hosting and managed services company. Nearly 600 companies use Blue Box's managed application hosting for infrastructure solutions. Our clients receive white-glove 24/7 support through our industry-leading technical implementation and management expertise. With ownership and control of the infrastructure, Blue Box delivers comprehensive hosting solutions with game-changing uptime to enterprises and applications of any size. To learn more about Blue Box's pioneering activities, visit www.bluebox.net, email [email protected], or call toll-free: 1-800-613-4305.

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