Bang Networks(TM) Teams With Exodus to Bring the World's First Real-Time Routing Network to Top-Tier Customers

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Bang Networks, Inc.

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Bang Networks, the provider of the
 real-time Internet, today announced it has joined the
 Exodus Communications(R), Inc. (Nasdaq:   EXDS), Partnering for Success Alliance
 Partner program.  As an Exodus Alliance Partner, Bang Networks can expand its
 reach to customers through the Exodus Alliance community.  Additionally, Bang
 Networks has selected Exodus to provide the massively scalable and reliable
 environment needed to power its real-time routing network, which currently
 supports 2 million open, concurrent connections.
     "Exodus recognizes the essential need for today's businesses to deliver
 accurate, up-to-the-minute information to its users," said Chris Arisian,
 senior vice president, worldwide alliances for Exodus.  "Exodus is pleased to
 welcome Bang Networks into our Alliance community, so that they may to extend
 this vision to better serve the needs of their present and prospective
 customers."
     As an Alliance Partner, Bang Networks will have access to the Exodus
 Alliance Exchange, an online community that enables Exodus partners and
 customers to build relationships and pursue business opportunities with other
 Alliance Exchange members.  Bang Networks will also be able to market its
 DirectPath(TM) service to other partners and customers across Exodus' global
 network of Internet Data Centers (IDCs).
     Launched today (see related release at www.bangnetworks.com), Bang
 Networks has built a global, intelligent routing network designed to bypass
 the inherent limitations of the Web.  It does so by maintaining persistent
 connections with millions of browsers and Web-based applications, thus
 allowing the most current information available to flow continuously and
 directly to users.  Additionally, the Bang Networks services reduce customers'
 bandwidth usage and server strain by selectively updating only the information
 that changes when it changes, eliminating the need to reload entire pages.
     "Exodus has responded tremendously to our service needs in running this
 first-of-its kind, real-time network," said Tim Tuttle, Bang Networks founder
 and CTO.  "Running in the Exodus Performance Labs, the Bang Real-Time Network
 was able to support 2 million concurrent connections, proving Bang Networks
 can powerfully leverage the Exodus's services to provide the level of
 scalability and up-time today's mission-critical applications demand.  We are
 confident customers will appreciate the benefits of the relationship that
 takes information delivery to an entirely new level."
     Exodus, the leader in complex Internet hosting and managed services, hosts
 mission-critical Internet operations for more than 4,500 companies worldwide
 in the world's largest global network of Internet Data Centers.  Exodus
 provides a variety of services, including system and network management
 solutions and professional services, to help ensure optimal performance,
 availability and security for customers' Web sites.
 
     About Bang Networks
     Bang Networks is the leading provider of technologies and services
 enabling the real-time Internet.  At the core of these services lies the Bang
 Real-Time Network, the largest network designed to maintain persistent
 connections with open browsers, applications, and Internet-enabled devices.
 The Bang Real-Time Network supports millions of concurrent connections and
 maintains capacity to route billions of unique data objects every hour.  For
 the first time, businesses can bypass the inherent limitations of the Internet
 to power mission-critical applications with real-time information and control.
 For more information, please visit our website at www.bangnetworks.com.
 
     Forward Looking Statements
     This press release contains forward-looking statements. Actual results may
 differ materially due to a number of risks, including:  the technological and
 operational challenges of developing, deploying and delivering Exodus'
 services. The matters discussed in this press release also involve risks and
 uncertainties described from time to time in Exodus' filings with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  In particular, see "Other Factors"
 in Exodus' quarterly and annual reports filed with the SEC. Exodus does not
 assume any obligation to update the forward-looking information contained in
 this press release.
     NOTE:  Bang Networks, DirectPath and Bang Real-Time Network are trademarks
 of Bang Networks, Inc. Other trademarks are property of their respective
 owners.
     Exodus Communications and Exodus are trademarks of Exodus Communications,
 Inc., and may be registered in certain jurisdictions.  All other trademarks
 mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.
 
 

SOURCE Bang Networks, Inc.
    SAN FRANCISCO, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Bang Networks, the provider of the
 real-time Internet, today announced it has joined the
 Exodus Communications(R), Inc. (Nasdaq:   EXDS), Partnering for Success Alliance
 Partner program.  As an Exodus Alliance Partner, Bang Networks can expand its
 reach to customers through the Exodus Alliance community.  Additionally, Bang
 Networks has selected Exodus to provide the massively scalable and reliable
 environment needed to power its real-time routing network, which currently
 supports 2 million open, concurrent connections.
     "Exodus recognizes the essential need for today's businesses to deliver
 accurate, up-to-the-minute information to its users," said Chris Arisian,
 senior vice president, worldwide alliances for Exodus.  "Exodus is pleased to
 welcome Bang Networks into our Alliance community, so that they may to extend
 this vision to better serve the needs of their present and prospective
 customers."
     As an Alliance Partner, Bang Networks will have access to the Exodus
 Alliance Exchange, an online community that enables Exodus partners and
 customers to build relationships and pursue business opportunities with other
 Alliance Exchange members.  Bang Networks will also be able to market its
 DirectPath(TM) service to other partners and customers across Exodus' global
 network of Internet Data Centers (IDCs).
     Launched today (see related release at www.bangnetworks.com), Bang
 Networks has built a global, intelligent routing network designed to bypass
 the inherent limitations of the Web.  It does so by maintaining persistent
 connections with millions of browsers and Web-based applications, thus
 allowing the most current information available to flow continuously and
 directly to users.  Additionally, the Bang Networks services reduce customers'
 bandwidth usage and server strain by selectively updating only the information
 that changes when it changes, eliminating the need to reload entire pages.
     "Exodus has responded tremendously to our service needs in running this
 first-of-its kind, real-time network," said Tim Tuttle, Bang Networks founder
 and CTO.  "Running in the Exodus Performance Labs, the Bang Real-Time Network
 was able to support 2 million concurrent connections, proving Bang Networks
 can powerfully leverage the Exodus's services to provide the level of
 scalability and up-time today's mission-critical applications demand.  We are
 confident customers will appreciate the benefits of the relationship that
 takes information delivery to an entirely new level."
     Exodus, the leader in complex Internet hosting and managed services, hosts
 mission-critical Internet operations for more than 4,500 companies worldwide
 in the world's largest global network of Internet Data Centers.  Exodus
 provides a variety of services, including system and network management
 solutions and professional services, to help ensure optimal performance,
 availability and security for customers' Web sites.
 
     About Bang Networks
     Bang Networks is the leading provider of technologies and services
 enabling the real-time Internet.  At the core of these services lies the Bang
 Real-Time Network, the largest network designed to maintain persistent
 connections with open browsers, applications, and Internet-enabled devices.
 The Bang Real-Time Network supports millions of concurrent connections and
 maintains capacity to route billions of unique data objects every hour.  For
 the first time, businesses can bypass the inherent limitations of the Internet
 to power mission-critical applications with real-time information and control.
 For more information, please visit our website at www.bangnetworks.com.
 
     Forward Looking Statements
     This press release contains forward-looking statements. Actual results may
 differ materially due to a number of risks, including:  the technological and
 operational challenges of developing, deploying and delivering Exodus'
 services. The matters discussed in this press release also involve risks and
 uncertainties described from time to time in Exodus' filings with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  In particular, see "Other Factors"
 in Exodus' quarterly and annual reports filed with the SEC. Exodus does not
 assume any obligation to update the forward-looking information contained in
 this press release.
     NOTE:  Bang Networks, DirectPath and Bang Real-Time Network are trademarks
 of Bang Networks, Inc. Other trademarks are property of their respective
 owners.
     Exodus Communications and Exodus are trademarks of Exodus Communications,
 Inc., and may be registered in certain jurisdictions.  All other trademarks
 mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.
 
 SOURCE  Bang Networks, Inc.