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INAP is Proud to Power Hi-Rez Studio’s 2018 Gaming Expo

INAP is the title sponsor for Hi-Rez Expo (HRX) to be held in Atlanta, GA from January 4 – 7, 2018

INAP’s managed hosting, bare-metal cloud and network services powers all of Hi-Rez’s critically acclaimed video games; including Smite, Paladins and Hand of the Gods.

ATLANTA, GA – (Nov. 21, 2017) – Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a provider of high-performance internet infrastructure including Colocation, Managed Services and Hosting, Cloud and High-Performance Network Services and Hi-Rez Studios, an award winning online games publisher, are proud to announce INAP’s title sponsorship of the 2018 Hi-Rez Expo (HRX).

HRX is a four-day event and one of the most popular eSports tournaments where millions of gamers from around the world gather physically and virtually. This year, HRX features more eSports championships than ever before as the SMITE World Championship and SMITE Console World Championship are joined by the Paladins World Championship, Paladins Console Wars, and the Hand of the Gods Founder’s Tournament.

“INAP is proud to power HRX 2018 as its title sponsor,” said Mike Higgins, INAP’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Customer Support. “INAP has supported Hi-Rez’s explosive growth over the past decade with high-performance, low latency IT infrastructure to ensure its games are always available and performing at their best.”

“Hi-Rez is excited to have INAP sponsor HRX,” said Nabil Ismail, Hi-Rez Studio’s Vice President and Executive Producer. “HRX 2018 is going to be the biggest and best event to-date so it is great to highlight a partner that has supported Hi-Rez’s past growth and success and is prepared to support our future plans.”

Hi-Rez utilizes INAP’s high-performance managed hosting, bare-metal cloud and network services to host its gaming environment. INAP’s solution provides the scalability, redundancy and low latency that Hi-Rez requires to provide the best possible gaming experience.

About Internap Corporation

Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP) is a leading provider of internet infrastructure through both Colocation Business and Enterprise Services (including colocation, network connectivity, IP, bandwidth and managed services and hosting) and Cloud Services (including enterprise-grade AgileCLOUD, bare-metal servers and SMB iWeb platforms). INAP operates in Tier 3-type data centers in 21 metropolitan markets, primarily in North America, with 50 data centers and 89 POPs around the world.  INAP has approximately 1 million gross square feet under lease, with 500,000 square feet of data center space. INAP operates a premium business model that provides high-power density colocation, low-latency bandwidth and public and private cloud platforms in an expanding internet infrastructure industry. For more information, visit

About Hi-Rez Studios

Atlanta-based Hi-Rez Studios was established in 2005 to create exceptional online interactive entertainment, and is now one of the largest video game studios in the Southeast United States. For more information, visit

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Richard Ramlall, VP IR & PR
(404) 302-9982
Clay Boothby
(202) 595-4923
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