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Press Release -- December 13th, 2011
Source: Internap Network Services
Tags: CDN, Colocation, Exchange, Expansion

Internap Opens High-Performance Data Center in Dallas Fort Worth

Exclusive open house will feature onsite tours of premium facility and special guest appearance by former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach

ATLANTA – December 13, 2011 – Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ:INAP, news, filings), a provider of intelligent IT Infrastructure services, today announced the official opening of its new data center in the Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) market, located in Plano, Texas. To mark the occasion, Internap will host an exclusive open house and networking event at the facility on December 15 – with a special guest appearance by Roger Staubach, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback and Heisman trophy winner and current executive chairman – Americas at global real estate services firm Jones Lang LaSalle.

What: With demand for data center space in DFW expected to outpace supply through 2013, according to analyst firm Tier1 Research, Internap’s state-of-the-art facility will serve the area’s diverse range of enterprises with 55,000 square feet of net-sellable floor space. Designed to offer maximum flexibility and performance for customers, the new data center will provide access to Internap’s flexible platform of IT Infrastructure services, including managed hosting and colocation, as well as its global, route-optimized Performance IP™ service, backed by a 100% uptime Service Level Agreement (SLA). Internap’s new DFW facility also features:

  • Concurrently maintainable, high-density design, including modular power with configurations of up to 12KW per rack, allowing customers to increase power densities on demand without the need to utilize additional space
  • Green design and operational practices to dramatically minimize energy consumption; submitted for certification consideration for LEED, Green Globes and Energy Star
  • Full range of customer amenities, including conference rooms, technical space, private offices, full-service lounges with DirecTV®, Xbox®, multiple vending options and storage areas
  • Convenient access to airport and major highways; carrier diversity; and dedicated engineers and support staff onsite 24/7 for proactive monitoring and resolving issues in real time

In addition to featuring special guest Staubach, Internap’s open house event will give attendees the opportunity to meet Internap executives, network with IT peers and view the facility’s advanced design and services through onsite tours. For a virtual tour of the facility, go to:

When: Thursday, December 15, 2011 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. CT

Where: Internap Dallas data center, Plano, TX

Quote: “The new Internap DFW facility has been designed from the ground up to serve the advanced IT Infrastructure demands of enterprises in the DFW area and beyond – from its flexible, high-performance platform that can scale on demand with customers’ business needs to cutting-edge power and cooling capabilities,” said Mike Higgins, senior vice president of data center services at Internap. “With this opening, Internap also continues to deliver on our strategy to build a geographically diverse footprint of premium, company-owned data centers in key markets.”

Contact: For more information or to register to attend the event:

Mariah Torpey
Davies Murphy Group

About Internap
Internap provides intelligent IT Infrastructure services that enable our customers to focus on their core business, improve service levels and lower the cost of IT operations. Our enterprise IP, CDN, colocation, managed hosting and cloud solutions are differentiated by unparalleled levels of performance, availability and support. Since 1996, thousands of businesses have entrusted Internap with the delivery and protection of their online applications. Transform your IT infrastructure into a competitive advantage with IT IQ from Internap. For more information, visit, our blog at, or follow us on Twitter at

###Forward-Looking StatementsThis press release contains forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include statements related to our expansion of data center capacity, including expected benefits to customers. 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; our ability to complete expansion of company-controlled data centers within the expected timeframe; our ability to sell into new data center space; our success in attracting and retaining key talent; the actual performance of our IT infrastructure services; 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.

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