Internap Announces Data Center Expansion in Boston
Internap’s continued data center expansion in company-controlled markets allows customers to expand their footprints and take advantage of increased power density capabilities
ATLANTA – November 4, 2010 —Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a leading provider of end-to-end Internet business products and services,today announced the expansion of one of its Boston-area data centers. The expansion at 50 Inner Belt in Somerville, Mass. will include approximately 7,000 square feet of net sellable raised floor space. This is the second of Internap’s three planned expansions in this facility. The announcement comes 18 months after Internap initially opened the data center.
The data center expansion is planned to be online in the second quarter of 2011. The new space will have expanded power density capacities of up to 10 kilowatts per rack. Internap’s data center at 50 Inner Belt is supported by a power sub-station on the property. The higher power density capacity will make the data center one of the more robust sites in the region.
The Boston-area expansion is Internap’s fourth facility announcement in 2010. Recently, Internap announced data center expansions in Seattle, Santa Clara and Houston. With the addition of Boston, Internap will bring a total of approximately 36,500 square feet of additional net sellable space to market within a year.
“Internap’s Colocation platform enables customers to take advantage of higher power density capabilities combined with our premium IP product offering,” said Mike Higgins, SVP of data center services at Internap. “Offering our customers a comprehensive infrastructure solution is vital, and these expansions set the foundation for our continued growth.”
Internap’s integrated solutions leverage its patented Managed Internet Route Optimizer™ (MIRO) network optimization technology, which selects the best path for Internet traffic by analyzing network characteristics like latency, packet loss and route stability. MIRO is backed by a 100 percent performance service level agreement. Internap’s Managed Hosting portfolio includes managed servers and managed storage along with data protection service, virtualization products, managed network products and advanced monitoring with 24/7 live customer support. With this service, customers retain control over the software applications and content on their server while Internap controls and manages the server hardware, operating system, space, power and bandwidth to provide the flexibility necessary for customers to deliver mission-critical business applications across the globe.
Internap is a leading internet services and products company that provides The Ultimate Online Experience® by managing, delivering and distributing applications and content with 100 percent uptime service level agreements. With a platform of data centers around the world, 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 worldwide trust Internap to help them achieve their internet business goals. For more information, visit https://www.inap.com/.
This press release contains forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include statements related to our expectations regarding the timing of data center expansions, the features, functionality and performance of our products and services and the benefits our customers are expected 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 our ability to meet our expected build-out timelines; respond successfully to technological change; the ability of our services and products to perform as we expect; 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.
Internap Media ContactJoanna Horn
Investor ContactAndrew McBath