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Cogeco Peer 1 works with Magento® and their partners to deliver superb online storefronts.

Like all enterprise solutions, Magento Enterprise delivers its best performance on an infrastructure optimized to its exacting requirements.

Running Magento on generic servers risks performance issues that translate into slow-loading pages, abandoned shopping carts and lost revenue. To get the most out of your storefront, you need an optimized infrastructure to power it.

Magento-Optimized Managed Hosting from Cogeco Peer 1 is a turn-key solution that delivers an infrastructure carefully honed to meet Magento’s intense requirements. It uses proven, optimized and scalable infrastructure components to deliver unsurpassed performance and reliability. And it’s all backed by an experienced team made up of our own infrastructure experts, your Magento-certified development partner and Magento’s own team of support professionals – all working together to make your eCommerce storefront run smoothly.

The end result is a fast, rock-solid and problem-free Magento site that delivers the exceptional user experience that your shoppers expect.

Read Magento Blog Post: New Magento Study Points to Optimal Configuration for Exceptional Performance

Are you a Magento Certified Solution partner looking for a hosting provider to host your next Magento project? Then learn more about Cogeco Peer 1 Partnership Program for Magento.

Implement a turn-key, optimized Magento solution by utilizing our ready-to-deploy Blueprints on Cogeco Peer 1’s Mission-Critical Cloud





Magento Hosting Features

Optimized Components for Magento Partnering closely with Magento, we have developed preferred reference architectures for infrastructures that deliver unequaled Magento performance and reliability. When combined, these components create Magento-Optimized Managed Hosting:

  • Powerhouse servers boasting the latest Intel® Sandy Bridge chipset
  • Tweaked RHEL 5 and RHEL 6 (64 bit versions) for peak Magento performance
  • Accelerated content delivery via memcache, Varnish, Nginx and PHP-FPM
  • Honed database performance with Percona MySQL

PCI DSS-Compliant eCommerce Hosting.

Our facilities, administration practices and infrastructure all meet PCI DSS 3.0’s stringent requirements and are regularly audited by an independent third party. For example, administrative control to your environment is controlled with two-factor authentication and monitored with full access logging. We also patch your operating system and deliver full file integrity monitoring.

FastFiber Network™.

Our wholly-owned and operated 10Gbps FastFiber Network delivers unmatched performance to support rich, immersive eCommerce experiences. With over 50+ Points of Presence worldwide and over 1,500 peering relationships with other high-performance network providers, you can be confident that our network quickly and reliably reaches everywhere you do business.

Experienced Team of Experts.

Our dedicated experts have experience designing, deploying, maintaining and securing infrastructure for a vast and diverse array of customers running on complex and demanding eCommerce platforms like Magento, WebSphere Commerce and Oracle ATG.



Compelling Experience and Powerful Performance.

Balancing website performance and user experience is a challenging and risky undertaking. The infrastructure powering Magento-Optimized Managed Hosting combined with our wholly-owned and operated 10Gbps FastFiber Network™, plus optional components like our RapidEdge CDN™ and AnyCast DNS™, enables you to serve up the best experience for your online shoppers without sacrificing your eCommerce site’s performance.

A Proven Hosting Provider With our fully redundant FastFiber Network, 16 state-of-the-art data centers across the US, UK and Canada and our portfolio of managed add-on services, your PCI-compliant infrastructure is the same one that many Fortune 1000 companies rely on every day.

Reliable Expert Support.

Our team of infrastructure experts is available 24/7 to ensure that your PCI DSS-Compliant eCommerce solution runs smoothly and securely. They are ready to help with everything from designing the ideal infrastructure solution to troubleshooting to handling the unending day-to-day tasks that are crucial to keeping it running at peak performance.

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Further customize your Magento-optimized infrastructure with fully managed add-on services that include:

  • Managed Firewalls. Our hosting security experts will deploy dedicated, enterprise-grade firewalls, fully manage their configuration and maintenance, and monitor their performance 24/7 to ensure that your PCI DSS-Compliant eCommerce solution remains secure at all times.
  • Relentless Intrusion Detection. Leveraging patented, cloud-powered technology, RID (Relentless Intrusion Detection) automatically identifies malicious behavior patterns missed by traditional network security products, with possible threats subjected to round-the-clock expert analysis.
  • Log Management and Review. Automates the log collection, aggregation and normalization process, simplifies log searches, forensic analysis and report creation, and monitors file integrity. It also delivers real-time analysis of log data for potential security incidents, such as account lockouts, failed logins, new user accounts and improper access attempts.
  • Agile Load Balancing. Agile Load Balancing ensures that traffic gets distributed to the least-used server, further optimizing the performance of your eCommerce infrastructure.
  • Global Load Balancing. Powered by industry leader Neustar®, Global Load Balancing ensures smooth traffic flow with fully DNS-based global load balancing. This gives companies with a global footprint a powerful, cost-effective solution for balancing their traffic load across all available infrastructures.
  • AnyCast DNS. Comprised of 27 geographically dispersed clusters of high-performance servers powering your DNS lookups, AnyCast DNS shaves crucial milliseconds off the time it takes your customer’s browser to lookup your website’s IP address. This means faster page load times and better SEO, which ultimately translates into more revenue for your business.
  • Flexible Storage Options. Choose from local disk storage, Direct Attached Storage and Dedicated Disk SAN Storage options to power your eCommerce solution.
  • Database Administration Program. DAP puts all the expertise of an experienced DBA at your disposal to help optimize your database and improve the performance of your Magento storefront.