INAP’s subsidiary iWeb Technologies Inc. Expands Contract with 2018 Oscar-Winning Visual Effects Studio Framestore for Customized Private Cloud Rendering
Framestore, famous for their visual effects work in films like Blade Runner 2049 and the Darkest Hour, chooses iWeb (powered by INAP) again for customized private cloud services
INAP’s dedicated cloud rendering and network extension will support Framestore’s security and increased power needs on demand
ATLANTA, April 9, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a leading provider of high-performance data center services including colocation, managed hosting, cloud and network services, announced an expanded deal between its subsidiary iWeb, and Framestore, a creative studio that offers a range of visual effects, production, direction and post-production services to its film and integrated advertising clients, for customized cloud services.
In expanding their relationship with INAP, Framestore again selected INAP’s Montreal location for proximity to client and superior redundancy in power, network, and availability to meet the mission critical added infrastructure. The film, advertising and content industry continues to use the cloud for animation and unbelievable visual effects, and iWeb (powered by INAP) is the perfect fit for these types of companies.
“We’re committed to providing Framestore great amounts of Cloud infrastructure and network quality, all at competitive pricing, with superior performance, service and value,” said Roberto Montesi, iWeb’s VP & General Manager.
“iWeb’s ability to provide a dedicated link from our locations to their private cloud facility, and readily support the volume and scale we need continues to be a key contributor to our great working relationship,” said Steve MacPherson, Framestore CTO, VFX.
For rendering jobs that require hundreds of servers with short notice, iWeb (powered by INAP) continues to deliver performance, agility and cost competitiveness. Its ability to deliver a powerful render farm by providing a high-end network backbone and critical facility needs are critical to Framestore and other companies in this space.
About Internap Corporation
Internap Corporation (NASDAQ:INAP) is a leading provider of high-performance data center services including colocation, managed hosting, cloud and network services. INAP partners with its customers, who range from the Fortune 500 to emerging start-ups, to create secure, scalable and reliable IT infrastructure solutions that meet the customer’s unique business requirements. INAP operates in 56 Tier 3-type data centers in 21 metropolitan markets and has 97 POPs around the world. INAP has over 1 million gross square feet under lease, with over 500,000 square feet of data center space. For more information, visit www.inap.com.
Framestore is home to a collective of visionaries working across film, advertising and content. Our work and skillset is wide-ranging, thanks to a pool of 2400 talented artists and producers in offices across the globe. Known globally for our visual effects, we have a proud history creating extraordinary images and scenes for some of Hollywood’s biggest pictures, collecting every possible industry award along the way. Our work is also seen across the advertising industry, bringing magic to the small screens that surround us every day. Framestore has grasped the opportunities afforded by new technologies, and works with brands, studios, artists and organizations to bring immersive experiences to both new and existing audiences. Fueled by a relentless curiosity we continue to look to the future, carving out new spaces, screens and media through which to tell stories.
INAP Media ContactsRichard Ramlall, VP IR & PR