ST. LOUIS, MO — December 11, 2006 — SAVVIS, Inc. (NASDAQ:SVVS), a global leader in IT infrastructure services for business applications, today announced the promotion of Richard Warley to the position of Managing Director International, where he will oversee the company’s business operations and global growth initiatives outside the United States.
The company also announced the appointment of Aye See Tan as Managing Director, Asia Pacific. Reporting directly to Warley, Tan will assume full responsibility for all of SAVVIS’ business in Asia outside of Japan.
The changes reflect the company’s continued commitment to being a leading global provider of IT infrastructure services. SAVVIS is unique in that its solution portfolio was designed to be delivered globally. This offers opportunities to both in-country and multi-national companies that desire to extend their IT systems around the world and improve the overall availability and delivery of their applications.
Previously, Warley served as Managing Director for SAVVIS EMEA where he established and grew SAVVIS’ European presence. During his tenure, SAVVIS announced many high-profile new business wins within the region including easyJet, Pfizer Health Solutions Inc., Allen & Overy LLP and Loyalty Management Group, the company that operates the well known Nectar loyalty program, amongst others.
Prior to joining SAVVIS, Warley was a director in investment banking at Merrill Lynch and formerly worked in the equity research department of Cazenove & Co., a prominent stock brokerage in London. He also served as a corporate finance attorney at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, one of the UK’s premier law firms. Warley holds degrees from the London School of Economics in history and economics and received his law degree from the College of Law in London.
The appointment of Tan adds extensive knowledge of Asian markets and an impressive business background to the task of increasing SAVVIS’ presence and operations capacity in key Asian markets. She will focus on customers located in Hong Kong and Singapore as well as U.S., European and Asian companies with business needs in those regions.
Prior to joining SAVVIS, Tan served as Vice President and General Counsel for Equinix Asia Pacific, responsible for operations, managed services and legal including contracts and regulation. Before this, Tan was Assistant General Counsel for Singapore Technologies Telemedia where she oversaw contracts and mergers and acquisitions.
“Advancing SAVVIS’ position as a global leader delivering IT infrastructure as a service is a key priority," said Phil Koen, Chief Executive Officer of SAVVIS. “We recognize the tremendous growth opportunities in Europe and Asia and believe these management changes improve our ability to compete in these regions.”
SAVVIS operates a global network and 25 data centers in the U.S., Europe, and Asia encompassing more than 1.4 million square feet. It offers customers a variety of flexible and cost-effective IT infrastructure services that can easily be mixed and interchanged. These include: enterprise network solutions, security services, and a broad portfolio of hosting services that range from co-location, to managed hosting on industry standard platforms, to the industry’s first virtualized utility services which deliver on-demand access to server cycles, storage capacity, managed security, and network bandwidth.
SAVVIS, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVVS) is a global leader in IT infrastructure services for business applications. With an IT services platform spanning North America, Europe, and Asia, 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 and operations. SAVVIS’ strategic approach combines virtualization technology, a global network and 25 data centers, and automated management and provisioning systems. For more information about SAVVIS, visit: , www.savvis.co.uk or www.savvis.jp
This document contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from SAVVIS’ expectations. Certain factors that could affect actual results are set forth as risk factors in SAVVIS’ SEC reports and filings, including its annual report on Form 10-K and all subsequent filings. SAVVIS assumes no obligation to update or supplement forward-looking statements.