ATLANTA, March 30, 2010 — Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a global provider of end-to-end Internet business products and services, today announced that it has been selected as one of the Top 40 Innovative Technology companies in Georgia by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading technology organization.
The TAG Top 40 were chosen based on a number of criteria, including: degree of innovation; scope and financial impact of innovation; likelihood of success; and promotion of Georgia’s innovative efforts nationally and internationally. Companies selected to be in the Top 40 participated in a showcase exhibit at the Georgia Technology Summit, attracting 1,000 of the state’s technology leaders.
“Our congratulations to Internap for making this year’s Top 40 list,” said Tino Mantella, president of TAG. “Every year the Top 40 competition is one of the highlights of the Georgia Technology Summit, and this year is no exception.”
Internap offers a comprehensive set of data center services, ranging from colocation to managed hosting, which allows customers to deliver and store content and data on a reliable and scalable technology infrastructure. Customers can also easily access Internap’s high-performance IP network and Content Delivery Network (CDN) from their worldwide locations. Internap’s patented Managed Internet Route Optimizer™ (MIRO) technology analyzes network performance characteristics – such as available bandwidth, delays and packet loss – in real time and ensures that Internet traffic is routed over the best path 100% of the time.
“As organizations move toward new IT delivery models like cloud computing and Software-as-a-Service, Internap continues to innovate to provide a reliable and predictable network that ensures the optimal delivery of those new models,” said Peter Evans, senior vice president of marketing at Internap. “Internap’s MIRO technology enables a high-performance, high-availability network that allows our customers to fully benefit from the latest Internet-based services.”
In addition to being recognized as a TAG Top 40 company, Internap was also named to Georgia’s Mid-Market Fast 40 list by Georgia Trend magazine in December 2009.
Internap is a leading Internet products and services company that provides The Ultimate Online Experience® by managing, delivering and distributing applications and content with 100 percent performance and reliability. With a global platform of data centers, managed Internet services and a content delivery network (CDN), Internap frees its customers to innovate, improve service levels, and lower the cost of IT operations. Thousands of companies across the globe trust Internap to help them achieve their Internet business goals. For more information, visit http://www.internap.com.
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This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements include statements related to Internap’s expansion of data center capacity, including expected benefits to customers, timing and costs. Because such statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, there are important factors that could cause Internap’s actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. These factors include Internap’s ability to achieve or sustain profitability; its ability to expand margins and drive higher returns on investment; its ability to maintain current customers and obtain new ones; its ability to respond successfully to technological change and the resulting competition; 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 its network operations centers, data centers, network access points or computer systems; its ability to provide or improve Internet infrastructure services to our customers; and its ability to protect its intellectual property, as well as other factors discussed in Internap’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Internap undertakes no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statement for any reason.