Crystaltech Hosting : Coldfusion 8 | Adobe Scripting Language

by : Geoffrey McCaleb

CrystalTech Web Hostingâ„?, a Newtek Business Servicesâ„? company (NASDAQ: NEWT) and a leading provider of Windows Web hosting, announced today the release of ColdFusion 8 hosting plans.

The upgrade to ColdFusion 8 not only expands the features of CFMX 7, but also builds on the strong relationship between CrystalTech and the Adobe community. This also continues CrystalTech's support of the ColdFusion development and gives CrystalTech customers an effective way to deploy a ColdFusion site.

"CrystalTech has a well-respected reputation within the ColdFusion developer community for our advanced infrastructure, fast adoption and affordability," said Robert Cichon, President of CrystalTech. "We are very proud to offer our renowned support to developers and look forward to continuing our commitment to bringing the latest technology to our new and existing customer base."

This new version of ColdFusion adds new features for developers including interactive debugger, multi-threaded processing, Adobe Flexâ„? integration, .NET integration, strong encryption libraries, and provides administrator and RDS account sandboxing.

CrystalTech offers quick and effective ways to build and deploy powerful applications with this new version of ColdFusion on both shared and semi-dedicated hosting plans. "As soon as ColdFusion 8 was released, CrystalTech was able to test and fully integrate this version with our WebControlCenter to offer more administration tools than any other control panel," added Cichon. "We look forward to continuing this relationship and building on our respected status as a highly reliable ColdFusion host."

About CrystalTech Web Hosting, Inc.
A wholly owned subsidiary of Newtek Business Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEWT), CrystalTech Web Hosting, Inc. is one of the largest Windows-based web hosting companies in the world, hosting customers in over 100 countries, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 100 corporations. CrystalTech is responsible for hundreds of millions of visits each day on the Internet and uses a state-of-the-art data center that includes redundancy throughout core systems like power, air conditioning, network connectivity, network transportation, as well as a secured environment for their network operations center.

About Newtek Business Services, Inc.
Newtek Business Services, Inc. is a direct distributor to the small to medium-sized business market under the Newtekâ„? brand. According to the SBA, there are over 25.8 million small businesses in the United States, which in total represent 99.7% of all employer firms, generate 60 to 80% of all new jobs annually and create more than 50% of non-farm private GDP. Since 1999, Newtek has helped these business owners realize their potential by providing them with the essential tools needed to manage and grow their businesses. Newtek focuses on providing its 75,000 customers with access to financial, management and technological resources that enable them to better grow and compete in today's marketplace.

Newtek's products and services include:
- Business Lending: Business loans to start up, acquire, or expand a business
- Electronic Payment Processing: Credit card, debit card, check conversion, and ACH solutions
- Insurance Services: Nationwide commercial and personal lines of insurance
- Outsourced Digital Bookkeeping: Bookkeeping and recordkeeping at a fraction of the cost of in-house staff
- Web Hosting: Full service web host including domain registration and online shopping cart tools
- Web Design and Development: Customized web design and development services for a powerful web presence
- Tax Preparation and Advisory Services: Expert tax planning and consultation for your business
- Data Backup, Storage and Retrieval: Fast, secure, off-site data backup, storage and retrieval
- Business Plan Preparation: Professional business plan assistance providing a roadmap for success
- Payroll: Payroll management processing and employee tax filing