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Layered Technologies Named to the 2009 Tech Titans Fast Tech List

Web hosting company ranks among fastest-growing technology companies in North Texas

PLANO, Texas - July 29, 2009 - Layered Technologies, Inc. (Layered Tech), a leading worldwide provider of on-demand IT infrastructure, has been named to the 2009 Tech Titans Fast Tech Five Year Listing by the Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC), the largest technology trade organization in Texas.  The Tech Titans Fast Tech Award annually recognizes the fastest-growing technology companies in the DFW Metroplex, based on percentage of revenue growth during five-year or one-year periods.

North Texas is one of the nation's technology epicenters, and Layered Tech was listed among powerhouses such as AT&T and emerging leaders like MetroPCS.  Companies considered for the Tech Titans Fast Tech Award can be public or private and from any technology segment, including communications, computer and peripherals, Internet, life sciences, semiconductors, software and media.  To qualify for the ranking, companies must own proprietary technology; Layered Tech possesses a fully automated Web hosting platform called Astro that dramatically accelerates the availability and provisioning of servers for customers and channel partners alike.  As a winner in the five-year growth category, Layered Tech is eligible for the Deloitte Technology Fast 500, which recognizes the 500 fastest-growing technology companies in the U.S. and Canada.

"Layered Tech is pleased to be mentioned alongside other DFW-area technology providers and to be recognized for the technology innovation and growth that our team has worked so hard to achieve," said Layered Tech CEO Jack Finlayson.  "Layered Tech's double-digit growth rate is driven by our ability to meet customers' needs by continually evolving, enhancing and broadening our solution sets with an emphasis on automated solutions that create operational and cost efficiencies for our customers and Layered Tech.  While we measure our performance by contributing to our customers' success, industry recognition like the Tech Titans Fast Tech Award reflects our strong market position."

The ranking of the 2009 five-year and one-year list will be announced at the annual Tech Titans/Fast Tech Awards Gala Event on Aug. 28, 2009 at the Renaissance Hotel Dallas-Richardson in Richardson, Texas.  More information about the event is available at www.metroplextbc.org/techtitans.

"The Tech Titans and Tech Titans Fast Tech Awards provide the premier recognition of fast-growing, highly innovative companies that contribute to the vibrancy of the North Texas economy and make our region an exciting place to live and work," said Cindi Keith, partner/technology marketing industry leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and co-chair of the MTBC's Tech Titans steering committee.  "We look forward to showcasing the true leaders in our industry and celebrating their hard work and creativity."

About the Tech Titans Awards
The Tech Titans Awards were launched in 2001 by the Metroplex Technology Business Council, North Texas' most comprehensive organization supporting technology.  The prestigious annual contest recognizes outstanding technology companies and individuals in the North Texas area who have made contributions during the past year locally, as well as to the technology industry overall.  The Tech Titans committee is a group of dedicated volunteers who organize the awards ceremony each year, and judges for the contest are drawn from a variety of disciplines in technology, leaders in the DFW area and past winners.  For more information, visit www.metroplextbc.org/techtitans.

About The MTBC
Founded in 1994, the Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC) is a non-profit organization composed of approximately 300 members that include technology businesses and providers from across the DFW Metroplex.  The MTBC produces numerous events, including monthly Management Luncheons, Technical Luncheons, RFID Special Interest Group events, CEO Forums, Tech Week in Austin and the annual Tech Titans Awards and Fast Tech event.

About Layered Technologies
Layered Technologies is a leading global provider of managed dedicated hosting, on-demand virtualization/cloud computing and Web services.  By providing high-quality technology, infrastructure and support, Layered Tech enables customers to eliminate capital expenses and save on operating costs while focusing on core business issues.  Layered Tech's scalable infrastructure powers millions of sites and Internet-enabled applications including e-commerce, software as a service (SaaS), content distribution and more.  Our clients range from leading-edge Web 2.0 startups, successful mid-sized enterprises and some the world's largest consultancy and integration firms.  For more information about Layered Technologies, please visit www.LayeredTech.com or call 1-866-584-6784.

More Stories By Christina Baldwin

Christina Baldwin brings to Jetstream PR diverse communications experience with a special emphasis on high-tech, B2B, healthcare and hospitality communications. In her more than seven years of experience, Christina has managed a variety of public relations campaigns for clients including InnerWireless, MEDHOST, Harris Corporation, GlaxoSmithKline, John Q. Hammons Hotels, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, and ALTANA Pharma. Christina leads clients’ media and analyst relations programs and also directs tradeshow initiatives. She manages awareness-building activities for a number of clients, including InnerWireless, MEDHOST and Layered Technologies, all of which are now viewed as prominent players in their markets. Prior to joining Jetstream in 2004, Christina gained experience at Publicis Dialog in Dallas where she was a key member of the healthcare and travel/hospitality teams. Christina’s client service experience in a variety of disciplines has provided her the opportunity to acquire in-depth knowledge of several industries. She has successfully built lasting relationships with key print and broadcast media, securing placements in The Wall Street Journal, the Dallas Business Journal, USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Times, the Associated Press, CNBC, CNN, and in most of the healthcare, travel/hospitality trades.

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