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DreamHost Selects RagingWire as Home to Its First Eastern US Data Center

RagingWire's Ashburn, Virginia, Data Center to House Thousands of DreamHost Servers (June 05, 2012)

ASHBURN, VA and SACRAMENTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/05/12 -- DreamHost, a global full-service web hosting company, has contracted to become an anchor tenant in RagingWire Data Centers' new Northern Virginia campus known as "The Bolt." This next generation, critical facility, engineered for 100% availability with 21 megawatts of highly available facility power, enables DreamHost to extend and enhance its hosting and cloud services and to improve end-to-end network performance particularly for its East Coast and European customers.

DreamHost brings a unique blend of advanced systems and customer service to the web hosting industry. The company manages over 1 million website domains including top .com, .org, .net and .info sites. Their product portfolio includes shared hosting, virtual private servers, and dedicated servers -- plus cloud storage and compute services in beta testing -- all leveraging DreamHost's internally engineered and industry leading technologies which can be configured for individual users and scaled to support complex web applications and e-commerce sites. They are recognized for their flexible approach and proactive customer communications including blogs, social media, discussion forums, and wikis.

"DreamHost is expanding rapidly worldwide with our unique mix of smart and creative software development, flexible infrastructure, and passionate support for open source platforms and applications including Linux, OpenStack, WordPress and Ceph," said Simon Anderson, DreamHost's CEO. "We chose RagingWire for our Virginia data center partner because they have cleverly innovated their power, cooling and physical infrastructure to deliver ultimate reliability for our web and cloud hosting network and servers. And the people at RagingWire are pretty cool as well!"

RagingWire is recognized in the industry for designing, building, and operating mission critical data centers. Its Northern California and Ashburn, Virginia data center facilities feature the most technologically advanced and energy efficient infrastructure available in the data center industry. RagingWire is unique in the data center colocation marketplace because its facilities are engineered, built, tested, and operated by in-house data center experts and operators. RagingWire's patented power management systems and fault tolerant cooling plant lead the data center market in reliability. The combination of RagingWire people, process, and technology results in a service level agreement (SLA) that is unmatched in the industry -- 100% availability with no downtime even during maintenance windows.

"DreamHost offers exceptional hosting products and superior customer service for the individual blogger and web designer all the way up to enterprise applications," said George Macricostas, RagingWire's chairman, CEO, president, and co-founder. "We share their commitment to enterprise-level reliability and are proud to have been selected as their data center platform in Ashburn, Virginia."

About DreamHost
DreamHost is a leading web hosting and cloud services provider with over 330,000 customers and 1.2 million domain names hosted worldwide. The company offers a wide spectrum of web hosting and cloud solutions including traditional Shared Hosting, Virtual Private Servers (VPS), Dedicated Server Hosting, and Domain Name Registration. DreamHost is the principal sponsor of the Ceph open-source distributed storage system. Please visit for more information.

About RagingWire
RagingWire Data Centers provides highly customized and flexible collocation solutions to meet the needs of high-density, data-intensive enterprise companies. RagingWire operates N+2 redundant, highly secure data center campuses in California and Northern Virginia engineered to provide 100% availability and highly scalable power and cooling, in conjunction with managed IT solutions for companies with mission critical IT systems. Joining your IT team with RagingWire's carrier-neutral data centers enables clients to reduce operating costs, be more efficient, and improve time to market. More information is available at

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