St. Louis, MO July 18, 2003– SAVVIS Communications Corp. (NASDAQ: SVVS), a leading managed services provider, announced today that a conference call to discuss the company’s second quarter results will be held on Tuesday, July 29, 2003 at 9:00 a.m. eastern.
Details for all interested parties wishing to participate in the conference call to discuss the second quarter results with management are as follows:
Live Conference Call: Please call 888-405-4399 (domestic) or 610-769-3888 (international). The passcode is “SAVVIS NEWS” and the conference leader is Nancy Bridgman Lysinger. The speakers will be Rob McCormick, chairman and chief executive officer, Jack Finlayson, president and chief operating officer, and Jeffery Von Deylen, executive vice president and chief financial officer. There will be a question and answer period during the call.
Live Web Cast: To listen to a live broadcast of the conference call over the Internet, please visit the Investor Relations section of the company’s web site located at www.savvis.net. In order to listen via webcast, participants will need a multimedia computer with speakers and the RealPlayer plug-in installed.
Digital Replay: A replay of the call will begin one hour after the end of the call on Tuesday, July 29, 2003 and will continue until 10:00 p.m. eastern on Tuesday, August 5, 2003. To access the replay, U.S. domestic callers may dial 800-925-4790. Callers located outside of the U.S. may dial 402-220-4193.
Internet Archive: Beginning Tuesday, July 29, 2003, a replay of SAVVIS’ second quarter conference call will be available for review on the company’s web site (www.savvis.net.). This function sorts the call by section, which enables parties to save time by only listening to the segments in which they are most interested (i.e. opening remarks, financial overview, questions and answers). To access the July 29th call, go to the Audio Archives page that can be found in the Investor Relations section of the company’s web site.
SAVVIS Communications (NASDAQ: SVVS) is a leading managed services provider that delivers IP VPNs (virtual private networks), hosting, and application services to businesses. SAVVIS solutions are designed for industries with demanding information technology requirements including legal, media, retail, professional services, healthcare, manufacturing, and financial services.
Known as The Network that Powers Wall StreetSM, SAVVIS was ranked #3 in IP VPN market share by IDC in its 2003 report, trailing only AT&T and WorldCom, and its network reliability was declared "perfect" in Network World magazine's groundbreaking study of backbone performance. SAVVIS recently won the first ever American Business Awards “Stevie”TM in the category of “Best Customer Service Organization.” SAVVIS' managed hosting services were awarded the Service Provider Excellence Award by Boardwatch magazine for its virtualized approach to managed hosting, and the Market Engineering Award from Frost & Sullivan for product differentiation and innovation.
For more information about SAVVIS' Intelligent IP NetworkSM and managed hosting solutions, visit: .
Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Although SAVVIS believes the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, there can be no assurance that its expectations will be attained. Certain factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from SAVVIS' expectations are set forth as risk factors in SAVVIS' SEC reports and filings, including its annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2002, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 28, 2003. Many of these factors are beyond SAVVIS' ability to control or predict. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of performance. For forward-looking statements herein, SAVVIS claims the protection of the safe harbor for forward- looking statements contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. SAVVIS assumes no obligation to update or supplement forward-looking statements that become untrue because of subsequent events.
Director, Public Relations
Nancy Bridgman Lysinger