DALLAS – April 15, 2008 – Responding to growing customer demand for integrated hosting and network services, SAVVIS, Inc. (NASDAQ:SVVS), a global leader in IT infrastructure services for business applications, today announced it has completed construction and officially opened a new data center adjacent to its existing facility in the Dallas metropolitan area.
Located in Irving, Texas the new facility is the second data center on the property and provides additional capacity to serve new and existing clients. It features approximately 37,000 square feet of raised floor space with an additional 45,000 square feet of raised floor available for expansion. It offers customers 170 watts/square foot of conditioned power delivered by a five bus electrical system and backed up with uninterruptible power supplies and diesel generators.
The new hosting facility provides SAVVIS’ broad portfolio of highly scalable IT infrastructure services, including colocation, managed hosting, virtualized and utility computing, managed networks, and security services. Customers will also be able to take advantage of SAVVIS’ new Application Transport Network (ATN), which enables optimized network performance, scalability and delivery.
One of the enterprise customers expanding into the newly opened space is Omniture, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMTR), a leading provider of online business optimization software. Omniture serves more than 4,400 clients across 75 countries. As a rapidly growing company, Omniture requires high performance, yet highly scalable IT infrastructure to underpin its rapidly growing web-based business providing business optimization software to customers such as eBay, AOL, Wal-Mart, Gannett, Microsoft, Neiman Marcus, Oracle, General Motors, Sony and HP.
“SAVVIS’ Dallas facility provides us with the additional capacity and IT infrastructure capable of scaling rapidly to meet the demands of our growth,” said Brett Error, Chief Technology Officer, Omniture. “This flexibility allows us to reduce capital expenditures and provides valuable options as we develop the roadmap for future growth in our IT operations."
To protect customers’ mission critical applications and data, SAVVIS’ new Dallas data center integrates a full range of 24/7 physical and logical security features ranging from ballistic rated entrances and checkpoints to biometric registration and authorization systems.
“SAVVIS is pleased to expand our presence in Dallas to meet the increasing demand for IT solutions that integrate compute, storage and network capabilities and are delivered as a service,” said Phil Koen, Chief Executive Officer of SAVVIS. “This increase in capacity creates new opportunities for Dallas enterprises seeking hosting services and further augments our existing customer base and strong sales and operations teams already in place in Dallas.
In addition to the new data center in Dallas, SAVVIS completed development and opened four new data centers last fall in the Atlanta, Washington DC, Silicon Valley and New York metropolitan areas, and has additional data centers opening in Chicago, London and Singapore. SAVVIS total data center footprint now exceeds 1.4 million square feet of raised floor encompassing 29 data centers worldwide.
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 is an industry leader 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 multiple data centers, and automated management and provisioning systems. For more information about SAVVIS, visit www.savvis.net.
This document may contain 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 as well as the risk that potential product cost and performance benefits may not be realized for any particular customer. SAVVIS assumes no obligation to update or supplement forward-looking statements.
Omniture management believes that certain statements in this release may constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, including, but not limited to, statements regarding Omniture’s expected growth. These statements are based on current expectations and assumptions regarding future events and business performance and involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially, including but not limited to, the risks described in Omniture's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007, and from time to time in other reports filed by Omniture with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission. These reports are available on the Investor Relations section of Omniture’s website at http://www.omtr.com. Omniture undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statement to conform the statement to actual results or changes in the company's expectations.