Magento Ties With Hosting Firm

Los Angeles-based Magento, a developer of e-commerce software, said today that it has linked in an alliance with IT hosting provider PEER 1 Hosting. According to the two, the partnership will enable merchants using Magento's e-commerce software to deploy their sites on PEER 1 Hosting. Financial arrangements between the firms was not announced. Magento is a developer of open source, e-commerce software, and is headed by Roy Rubin.