FASTNET Provides Total Managed Security Solution for City of Trenton

Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from FASTNET Corporation

    BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- FASTNET(R) Corporation
 (Nasdaq:   FSST), a leading business Internet solutions, web hosting and
 colocation provider, announced today that the City of Trenton, New Jersey
 ("the City"), continues to add Internet enabled services by utilizing
 FASTNET's Total Managed Security (TM).  In addition to the typical
 implementation, FASTNET customized the security solution to include extra
 security measures for the Trenton Police Department.
     In July 2000, FASTNET won the bid to provide an Internet solution to the
 City of Trenton.  Since then, the City has added many new services to help
 keep on the cutting edge of technology to better serve the citizens of
 Trenton.
     FASTNET delivers Internet access to the City over a dedicated broadband
 connection.  In addition to Internet access and the Total Managed Security
 solution, FASTNET will host the City's web site and provide professional
 services to assist in the upgrade of their Local and Wide Area Networks to
 help the city route and segment their IP traffic.  "Working with the City of
 Trenton has given us the chance to demonstrate our value as a full service
 provider," states Stephen Hurly, President and CEO of FASTNET.  "We partner
 with our customers to understand their needs and lay out comprehensive
 solutions to meet those needs.  Once we identify a solution, our technical
 team can implement the solution in a quick and cost effective manner," adds
 Hurly.
     "FASTNET has provided us with excellent service as our Internet access,
 web hosting, and managed security provider.   We continue to be impressed by
 their technical expertise and in depth knowledge of our needs.  FASTNET has
 paid attention to all the details and delivers seamless Internet access to
 us," states Jane Feigenbaum, Assistant Business Administrator for The City of
 Trenton.  "Our goal is be on the cutting edge of Internet technology in order
 to better serve the citizens and community of Trenton.  FASTNET is big part of
 achieving this goal," adds Feigenbaum.
     "Relationships are what FASTNET is all about.  We perform well and
 therefore, our customers continue to turn to us when they want to expand their
 Internet presence.  As the City of Trenton's needs mature, our relationship
 with them also matures.  Our relationship with the City of Trenton is an
 example of how we can be successful.  We provide complete solutions to our
 customers and those customers want a one-stop reliable source to deliver all
 their Internet needs," added Stephen Hurly.
 
     About FASTNET Corporation
     During the past six years, the FASTNET(R) has been providing Internet
 solutions to a growing number of customers located in secondary markets in the
 Northeastern United States, where businesses typically find it challenging to
 locate a single source solution for their Internet and data communications
 needs.  FASTNET positions it's sales and marketing efforts using a
 consultative approach that leverages its technical expertise with world-class
 customer care.
     As our customer's reliance on and use of the Internet grows, the customers
 will purchase enhanced products and services in addition to Internet access.
 These value add products and services include the Company's Total Managed
 Security(TM) (TMS(TM)) product, a cost effective electronic security solution
 that FASTNET monitors and manages 24 hours a day, email-based unified
 messaging, virtual private networks, managed web hosting, web design and
 development and high performance colocation services.
     The Company's common shares are listed on the Nasdaq National Market under
 the symbol "FSST."  For more information on FASTNET, visit the Company's web
 site at www.fast.net or call 1-888-321-FAST.
 
 

SOURCE FASTNET Corporation
    BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- FASTNET(R) Corporation
 (Nasdaq:   FSST), a leading business Internet solutions, web hosting and
 colocation provider, announced today that the City of Trenton, New Jersey
 ("the City"), continues to add Internet enabled services by utilizing
 FASTNET's Total Managed Security (TM).  In addition to the typical
 implementation, FASTNET customized the security solution to include extra
 security measures for the Trenton Police Department.
     In July 2000, FASTNET won the bid to provide an Internet solution to the
 City of Trenton.  Since then, the City has added many new services to help
 keep on the cutting edge of technology to better serve the citizens of
 Trenton.
     FASTNET delivers Internet access to the City over a dedicated broadband
 connection.  In addition to Internet access and the Total Managed Security
 solution, FASTNET will host the City's web site and provide professional
 services to assist in the upgrade of their Local and Wide Area Networks to
 help the city route and segment their IP traffic.  "Working with the City of
 Trenton has given us the chance to demonstrate our value as a full service
 provider," states Stephen Hurly, President and CEO of FASTNET.  "We partner
 with our customers to understand their needs and lay out comprehensive
 solutions to meet those needs.  Once we identify a solution, our technical
 team can implement the solution in a quick and cost effective manner," adds
 Hurly.
     "FASTNET has provided us with excellent service as our Internet access,
 web hosting, and managed security provider.   We continue to be impressed by
 their technical expertise and in depth knowledge of our needs.  FASTNET has
 paid attention to all the details and delivers seamless Internet access to
 us," states Jane Feigenbaum, Assistant Business Administrator for The City of
 Trenton.  "Our goal is be on the cutting edge of Internet technology in order
 to better serve the citizens and community of Trenton.  FASTNET is big part of
 achieving this goal," adds Feigenbaum.
     "Relationships are what FASTNET is all about.  We perform well and
 therefore, our customers continue to turn to us when they want to expand their
 Internet presence.  As the City of Trenton's needs mature, our relationship
 with them also matures.  Our relationship with the City of Trenton is an
 example of how we can be successful.  We provide complete solutions to our
 customers and those customers want a one-stop reliable source to deliver all
 their Internet needs," added Stephen Hurly.
 
     About FASTNET Corporation
     During the past six years, the FASTNET(R) has been providing Internet
 solutions to a growing number of customers located in secondary markets in the
 Northeastern United States, where businesses typically find it challenging to
 locate a single source solution for their Internet and data communications
 needs.  FASTNET positions it's sales and marketing efforts using a
 consultative approach that leverages its technical expertise with world-class
 customer care.
     As our customer's reliance on and use of the Internet grows, the customers
 will purchase enhanced products and services in addition to Internet access.
 These value add products and services include the Company's Total Managed
 Security(TM) (TMS(TM)) product, a cost effective electronic security solution
 that FASTNET monitors and manages 24 hours a day, email-based unified
 messaging, virtual private networks, managed web hosting, web design and
 development and high performance colocation services.
     The Company's common shares are listed on the Nasdaq National Market under
 the symbol "FSST."  For more information on FASTNET, visit the Company's web
 site at www.fast.net or call 1-888-321-FAST.
 
 SOURCE  FASTNET Corporation