Internap Launches High-Performance, Self-Service Agile Hosting Offering Worldwide
New online configurator lets enterprises instantly scale physical and virtual server infrastructure to meet business demands
ATLANTA, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a provider of intelligent IT Infrastructure services, today announced the immediate availability of automated, high-performance Agile Hosting services across a global footprint. A dynamic, new online configurator allows enterprises to instantly customize and provision both physical and virtual IT Infrastructure to meet diverse and rapidly growing business and application demands.
The on-demand, global Agile Hosting offering marks one of the first key technology deliverables resulting from the combination of Internap and Voxel since Internap's acquisition of the cloud and hosting provider in December 2011. The Agile Hosting offering builds upon Voxel's fully automated and unified dedicated and cloud hosting platforms and has been deployed globally in five markets: New York, Dallas, Santa Clara, Amsterdam and Singapore.
451 Research estimates the markets for dedicated hosting and cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service will reach approximately $3.8 billion by the end of 2012, with a 14% compound annual growth rate. Internap's new Agile Hosting services uniquely address these large and growing markets with a high-performance, instantly scalable, global platform. The Agile Hosting offering is integrated with Internap's global Performance IP™ service, which utilizes patented Managed Internet Route Optimizer™ (MIRO) technology, to ensure superior application performance and availability. The self-service capability is backed by complete automation that enables users to provision popular bare-metal configurations in minutes, providing cloud-like flexibility from physical servers. Further, the Agile Hosting offering is fully hybridized and allows virtual and physical servers to be seamlessly mixed to meet specific application requirements. Additional scalability and performance are achieved with the inclusion of the company's global Content Delivery Network (CDN) – with no incremental bandwidth fees.
"The Internet has become mission-critical for almost every business. Infrastructure must be high-performance, cost-effective and flexible to meet enterprises' increasingly demanding needs," said Raj Dutt, senior vice president of technology at Internap. "Our global Agile Hosting offering builds upon our world-class data center and network foundation and layers on full pricing transparency and automation, all backed by world-class support and availability guarantees."
With the new, easy-to-use online storefront, customers can immediately self-provision popular dedicated and virtual servers. Moreover, they can customize their servers by selecting from a range of hardware, drive, network, storage and custom configuration options. Pricing varies depending on configuration and hourly pricing is available. To learn more, visit the online configurator at: http://www.voxel.net/.
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Internap provides intelligent IT Infrastructure services that combine unmatched performance and platform flexibility to enable our customers to focus on their core business, improve service levels and lower the cost of IT operations. Our unique trio of route-optimized enterprise IP, TCP acceleration and a global content delivery network improves website performance and delivers superior end-user experiences. Our scalable colocation, managed hosting, private cloud, public cloud and hybrid offerings provide enterprises the flexibility to adapt to changing business needs and future-proof their IT Infrastructure. Since 1996, thousands of companies have entrusted Internap with the protection and delivery of their online applications. Transform your IT Infrastructure into a competitive advantage with IT IQ from Internap. For more information, visit http://www.internap.com/, our blog at http://www.internap.com/blog or follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/internap.
This press release contains forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include statements related to the performance of our IT Infrastructure services, including our Agile Hosting offering, and the expected benefits to be received from them, as well as the status of the technology integration. Because such statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, there are important factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. These factors include the actual performance of our IT Infrastructure services, including our Agile Hosting offering; our ability to successfully integrate Voxel, including its products, portal, services and employees, into our company; the reaction and behavior of customers and the market to our combined company; our ability to respond successfully to technological change; the availability of services from Internet network service providers or network service providers providing network access loops and local loops on favorable terms, or at all; failure of third party suppliers to deliver their products and services on favorable terms, or at all; failures in our network operations centers, data centers, network access points or computer systems; our ability to provide or improve Internet infrastructure services to our customers; and our ability to protect our intellectual property, as well as other factors discussed in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Given these risks and uncertainties, investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as a prediction of actual results. We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify any forward-looking statement for any reason.
SOURCE Internap Network Services Corporation
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