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PEER 1 “Growing Pains” Episode Two, $10,000 Contest

At PEER 1, we’ve launched today a new video contest and we’re giving away $10,000 in prizes to the winner! Along with the contest, we’ve released the second episode of the award-winning short series “Growing Pains” which follows the trips and follies of a home-based business startup that grows quickly out of control causing new employees and servers to take control of the home.

We’re giving viewers of the episode the opportunity to create their own growing pains video that shows their personal experiences for a chance to win a prize package of 12 months of free Managed Hosting, a 15-inch MacBook, and a Sony HD camcorder, at a total value of $10,000.

To watch the new episode of Growing Pains and enter the $10,000 Giveaway Contest, go to www.peer1.com/growingpain

Episode 2 – “A Walk in The Park.” Some time after being tossed out of the house, Todd and Janet try to mend fences over a nice walk in the park. All seems well and the moment feels right, or so Todd thinks.

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Sneak Preview of PEER 1 ‘Growing Pains’ Episode 2

Here’s a sneak preview of PEER 1 Growing Pains, episode 2 – ‘A Walk in The Park’ of our humorous (now award-winning) short video series about web hosting. See Episode 1 here. Some time after being tossed out of the house, Todd and Janet try to mend fences over a nice walk in the park. All seems well and the moment feels right, or so Todd thinks….

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PEER 1 ‘Growing Pains’ Viral Series In Production

Growing Pains Episode 3We have just completed filming episodes 2 and 3 of PEER 1’s “Growing Pains” series (episode 1 has reached 50,000+ page views on free video hosting site Viddler). Filming took place last week on location in New York City. We hope to have both episodes ready to go in the next month or so. To see photos from the film shoot, click here.

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Internet Failure Hits Two Continents

DubaiLarge swathes of Asia, the Middle East and north Africa had their high-technology services crippled Thursday following a widespread Internet failure which brought many businesses to a standstill and left others struggling to cope.

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Bye, Bye YouTube… Your Time is Up

Some of our staff members at ServerBeach got together to produce a hilarious farewell video to YouTube. YouTube started hosting their site at ServerBeach as a startup and continued on until their last server went offline here November 2007 and moved over to Google’s data centers as a result of being acquired. Check it out.

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Take Advantage of the New SaaS Incubator Program for Microsoft Windows Platform

SaaS3 LogoAt my company PEER 1 ,we’ve just sent out a press release today regarding our new SaaS3 – Software as a Service Incubation and Enablement Program. This low-cost program is geared to Independent Software Vendors (ISV) with small to mid-size business growth and provides them with a secure environment to develop and test their service. You can test, deploy and manage your Web 2.0, enterprise 2.0 and SaaS applications throughout the entire product life cycle on the Microsoft Windows platform. This is a great offering. There is so much growth in SaaS, but many startups don’t have the resources to build out their IT infrastructure just to test their products. This program addresses that concern.

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