HOUSTON, Sept. 26, 2006 – The Planet-EV1Servers announced it has recently won several awards, recognizing the company for excellence and growth. The merger of The Planet and EV1Servers brings two award-winning companies together in one combined effort to innovate, challenge and change the hosting industry.

The recognition recently achieved includes:

CRN Fast Growth 100 - Solution Providers
The Planet is ranked number nine in the fastest growing solution provider category.

Inc. 500
The Planet is listed as number 100 in the list of fastest growing private companies in the country. The Planet moved up the rankings significantly from number 149 in 2005.

*Deloitte Technology Fast 50 *
Among technology companies in the Texas Crescent region, The Planet is ranked sixth.

*HostReview "Top 10" Hosts *
EV1Servers and The Planet have been selected by HostReview's editorial staff to be one of the "Top10" Hosts in the new Best Dedicated Server Package category for eight out of the last nine months this year.

Web Marketing Association's Web Award
EV1Servers received the award for "Best Internet Service Provider Web Site" for its latest Web site design.

"The best-of-the-best have come together to form one company and provide our customers with world-class hosting services. We are honored to be ranked so highly among our industry and within the business community. We can't wait to see what future recognition holds as our integration continues to strengthen our company," said Doug Erwin, chairman and CEO.