SAN JOSE, Calif., Mar 31, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Adobe Systems Incorporated /quotes/comstock/15*!adbe/quotes/nls/adbe (ADBE 35.45, +0.08, +0.23%) today announced the opening of the first of three new datacenters for Adobe(R) Business Catalyst(R) service, its platform of hosted services for professional Web designers delivering powerful online businesses without having to do back-end coding. The North American datacenter is now accepting new customers, with datacenters in Europe and Asia Pacific expected to open within the next two months. Representing a substantial investment in the newly acquired Business Catalyst platform, these datacenters better equip the company to meet the increasing demands from Web designers looking for cost-effective solutions to build online business and commerce sites for small business clients.
“Our new datacenters integrate Business Catalyst as a key component of Adobe’s hosted services strategy in the months and years to come,” said Bardia Housman, director of Business Catalyst product management at Adobe. “This significant investment from Adobe is an exciting step forward for us.”