Reading, UK – 8 July 2008: DediPower, one of the UK's fastest growing managed hosting providers, has been selected by Crafty Arts to deliver managed hosting services. As part of the contract DediPower will host the Crafty Arts eCommerce website.

Launched in 2004, www.craftyarts.co.uk grew over 500% last year and is expecting similar levels of growth this year. Given the continued growth of Crafty Arts’ eCommerce go-to-market strategy, the company needed to right size their IT requirements into a scalable managed hosting solution. This would provide Crafty Arts with the right level of expertise to help drive their business forward through technical support services, high levels of security for online transactions and the capacity of supporting rapid expansion of their on-line business.

“Crafty Arts required a hosting company scaled to meet our business growth objectives in a secure environment to protect our customers in their eCommerce transactions. I found DediPower offered the right level of support, growth and protection for our business now and in the future,” said Jay Necati, Web Manager, Crafty Arts.

DediPower is focused on the eCommerce market with its Managed Hosting solutions enabling businesses to focus on their core competencies to deliver their business goals. The DediPower business server solutions provide custom built high-specification dedicated servers combined with a world-class hosting infrastructure that has been designed to ensure the highest levels of network uptime, availability, flexibility and security.

“More and more retailers are turning to the internet to grow their business, Crafty Arts is an excellent example of a company that has recognised the potential of eCommerce and is seeing tremendous return from their online investment. At DediPower it is exciting to work with companies like Crafty Arts to reach a broader customer base and to help empower new business models,” said Craig Martin, CEO, DediPower.

About DediPower Managed Hosting
DediPower, one of the UK’s fastest growing managed hosting providers delivers a range of managed hosting solutions including: dedicated servers, application and exchange hosting, high availability multi-server clusters and co-location. DediPower is a Microsoft Gold Certified partner and a RedHat Ready Hosting partner. A winner of numerous awards, hosted sites include Sony, Sam Learning, Institute of Physics, Coca-Cola, Capita, First Great Western and Carphone Warehouse. Established in 1998 and self funded, DediPower runs its own purpose built data centres totalling over 22,000 sq ft situated in Reading, UK. For more information call 0870 252 3600, email info@dedipower.com or visit our website - www.dedipower.com

Published on: 12:00AM on 8th July 2008