Agile Hosting Service wins gold for ability to massively scale diverse applications worldwide
ATLANTA – October 18, 2012 – Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ:INAP, news, filings), a provider of intelligent IT Infrastructure services, has won top honors in the Golden Bridge Awards for its Agile Hosting Service, selected among 16 finalists as Best Cloud Computing Service in the New Products and Innovations category. The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, innovations, products and services, executives and management teams from every major industry in the world. This is Internap’s second Golden Bridge Award; the company won first place in the Performance Optimization category in 2011.
Introduced in April 2012, Internap’s Agile Hosting Service enables enterprises to instantly scale both virtual cloud and “bare metal” (physical) IT Infrastructure across a global footprint to meet diverse and rapidly growing business and application demands. Backed by robust automation, an easy-to-use online storefront allows customers to self-provision popular bare-metal configurations in minutes, providing cloud-like flexibility from physical servers.
Fully-hybridized, the Agile Hosting Service allows virtual and physical servers to be seamlessly mixed to meet specific application requirements. It offers customers the convenience and scalability of a public cloud offering combined with the added security and performance of dedicated, physical infrastructure. The integration of Internap’s Performance IP™ transit service with patented route-optimization technology ensures that hybrid traffic is delivered over the fastest, most reliable Internet path.
“The Internet is placing increasing demands on IT Infrastructure, with change being the only constant. As a result, organizations are seeking solutions that can deliver a combination of flexibility, high performance and cost-effectiveness,” said Zachary Smith, vice president of hosting at Internap. “Our Agile Hosting Service delivers on all of these fronts, allowing customers to instantly scale a wide range of web applications using best-fit infrastructure – in line with changing global business demands.”
More than 40 judges from a broad spectrum of industries worldwide participated in the product review process, and their average scores determined the 2012 Golden Bridge Business Awards winners. The winners were honored during the awards dinner on October 2, 2012, in San Francisco, which was attended by the finalists, industry leaders and judges.
About the Golden Bridge Awards Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring best companies in every major industry from large to small and new start-ups in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best New Products and Services, Best Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, Case Studies, Customer Satisfaction, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at www.goldenbridgeawards.com.
About Internap 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, 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.
Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include statements related to the performance of our IT Infrastructure services and the benefits that our customers expect to receive from them. 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 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.
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