CAMBRIDGE, UK, 05 November 2007 – Zeus Technology, a leading provider of award-winning application traffic management and load balancing software, today announced its partnership with NetBenefit, one of the UK's most experienced managed hosting providers.

NetBenefit will offer ZXTM (Zeus Extensible Traffic Manager), ZXTM VA (ZXTM Virtual Appliance) and ZXTM GLB (ZXTM Global Load Balancer) as part of its web hosting solutions which include managed hosting, dedicated servers and business critical hosting.

Zeus will work closely with NetBenefit to educate new and existing customers about how application traffic management can dramatically improve network and web-enabled applications making them faster, more reliable, secure and easy to manage.

“Zeus is unique in the market in that it offers advanced traffic management solutions as pure software that can be deployed on either dedicated servers or in virtual environments,” said Colin Bell, sales and marketing director for NetBenefit. “This means our customers can take advantage of incredible levels of scalability and flexibility and it complements NetBenefit’s focus on highly available managed hosting solutions for business critical websites and online applications.”

“NetBenefit has built a very successful business offering managed hosting services to large UK organizations, which is an ideal fit for Zeus, given our very strong channel focus,” said Paul Brennan, Chairman for Zeus Technology, “NetBenefit customers can now take advantage of the industry’s most comprehensive Layer 7 traffic management solution available.”
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About Zeus Technology
With over ten years’ industry experience, Zeus Technology develops application traffic management software, dramatically improving network and web-enabled applications making them run faster, more reliably, more securely and making them easier to manage.

The Zeus solutions enable organizations to intelligently manage their applications, streamline operations and provide a seamless end-user experience.

As the only pure software traffic management solution, the Zeus products are flexible whatever your deployment environment; a purpose-built Zeus appliance, standard servers, blades, or even virtualized environments.

Zeus holds strategic partnerships with world-class companies such as AMD, Egenera, HP, IBM, Intel, Sun Microsystems, Qualcomm and VMware. Zeus powers over 1 million sites across the world and provides web infrastructure solutions to over 800 customers including, BT, China Telecom, Hotel.de, NASA, PLAY.COM, Federal Railroads Administration, ifs School of Finance, STA Travel, Strategic Command, VNU, and Virgin Holidays.

For more information, please visit; www.zeus.com

About NetBenefit
NetBenefit has designed and delivered hosting solutions in the UK for over 10 years. We are an experienced managed hosting provider, focused on delivering services tailored to suit our clients' requirements. We pride ourselves on the fact that we have customers that have hosted with us for over a decade.

Our clients range from retailers, to new media design agencies, publishers and online communities. The one thing our clients have in common is that they absolutely depend upon the guaranteed performance of their web hosting provider.

NetBenefit has multiple datacentres in the UK filled with the latest specification DELL servers. We offer hosting services in the UK and a number of other European countries, complementing the corporate domain name management available from our sister company NetNames.

NetBenefit is a part of London listed Group NBT plc (LSE: NBT), along with leading brands NetNames, Easily, ASCIO and Speednames. We provide web hosting and internet services for hundreds of thousands of customers across Europe and into the US. The group is widely regarded as pioneers of the internet industry.

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Published on: 12:00AM on 6th November 2007