LONDON -- June 15, 2005—SAVVIS, Inc. (NASDAQ : SVVS), a leading global IT utility, today announced that archibald ingall stretton… (archibald ingall stretton...), an integrated advertising agency that specialises in building brand relationships for blue chip clients, has adopted SAVVIS’ virtualised IT utility services platform to power its integrated marketing campaigns. Under this contract, SAVVIS provides the server cycles, storage capacity, network bandwidth, and IT operations for darchibald ingall stretton... (dais...), the branch of archibald ingall stretton... responsible for online advertising and marketing programmes.
archibald ingall stretton... is known for creating and delivering large-scale integrated marketing campaigns that include promotional websites, print and television advertisements, and direct mailings. For example, they launched Virgin.net, the UK’s number one entertainment and leisure guide with over 20 million page impressions. BMW also selected archibald ingall stretton... to develop the creative content and direct mail pieces to promote a number of new car launches and to attract new buyers to the brand. archibald ingall stretton... chose to migrate to SAVVIS’ virtualised IT utility services to ensure that they could provide their clients with a reliable hosting environment.
“We’re a creatively focused agency, and our clients expect us to meet tight deadlines, provide reliable websites, and have the flexibility to adapt quickly to the success of a campaign,” said Jon Buckley, managing director of dais... “We wanted an IT partner to support our activity, but the quality of utility services can be quite variable. SAVVIS, however, has impressed us greatly with their reliability. They also proactively notify us of any problems, which is a great help in maintaining our service standards for our own clients.”
SAVVIS’ virtualised infrastructure provides dais… with built-in redundancy and the ability to rapidly allocate resources, which ultimately translates to better IT performance and lower costs for both dais… and its customers. dais… also has the option of leveraging SAVVIS’ broad product portfolio including their global Content Delivery Network (CDN) and Content Exchange services for creating, distributing, storing, and retrieving rich media content such as photographs, music, film, and video.
“archibald ingall stretton... is an award-winning company that is enjoying tremendous growth,” said Richard Warley, SAVVIS Managing Director of EMEA. “They recognise that SAVVIS can efficiently scale their computing environment to meet their business needs today, but also that we have an extensive suite of hosted media services applications that can support their initiatives in the future.”
About archibald ingall stretton…
archibald ingall stretton… is an integrated marketing agency founded in 1998. The agency is founded on the experience of Stuart Archibald, Jon Ingall and Steve Stretton who, prior to launching the agency, were individually responsible for developing some of the most high profile, award winning and successful work for many of the UK’s most dynamic blue chip companies. Companies such as Tesco, Microsoft, BMW, BSkyB, Audi, Virgin and Cable & Wireless. Companies that have built their success on rigorous singleminded thinking that helped to build strong brands and strong customer relationships. Now working with some of the UK’s most successful and demanding brands such as O2 and BMW, the agency has grown to almost 70 staff and has also launched its own digital marketing agency, darchibald ingall stretton...… and customer insight and data analysis company, tree...…
SAVVIS, Inc (NASDAQ: SVVS) is a global IT utility services provider. With an IT services platform that extends to 47 countries, SAVVIS leads the industry in delivering secure, reliable, and scalable hosting, network, and application services. These solutions enable customers to focus on their core business while SAVVIS ensures the quality of their IT systems. SAVVIS’ strategic approach combines the use of virtualisation technology, a utility services model, and automated software management and provisioning systems.
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Carter B. Cromley
Ricochet Public Relations