PISCATAWAY, NJ – October 1, 2007 – SAVVIS, Inc. (NASDAQ:SVVS), a global leader in IT infrastructure services for business and government applications, today announced that it has completed construction and officially opened a new data center in Piscataway, NJ to meet growing demand for integrated hosting and network services. The new facility addresses the growing demand for integrated hosting and network services in the New York, New Jersey, and Philadelphia areas and is fully integrated with SAVVIS’ global IT infrastructure for enterprise computing.
“This new facility allows us to serve leaders in the financial services industry based in and around the New York metropolitan area, as well as the high concentration of corporations, including many of the life sciences industry leaders, headquartered in New Jersey,” said James Whitemore, Chief Marketing Officer of SAVVIS. “These customers now have local access to SAVVIS growing global infrastructure services ranging from high-quality enterprise colocation to fully managed hosting and virtualized IT utility services.”
The new facility brings SAVVIS’ total number of data centers in the New York – New Jersey area to three. It offers approximately 47,000 square feet of raised floor space and employs 25 people. It provides customers with up to 140 watts/square foot of conditioned power delivered by a five bus electrical system and backed up with uninterruptible power supplies and diesel generators.
To protect customers’ mission critical applications and data, SAVVIS’ Piscataway data center maintains exceptional 24/7 security features including guards, video monitoring systems, false entrances, vehicle blockades, and bulletproof glass and walls. Entrance pods, “man traps,” and a biometric entry system ensure that only fully authorized personnel are granted admittance to the facility.
“Our Piscataway data center is positioned to provide local access to SAVVIS’ global platform of integrated technology and services,” said Phil Koen, CEO of SAVVIS. “We offer a broad mix of IT infrastructure services in a way that allows customers to choose the correct level of services depending on their needs. These range from enterprise colocation services all the way up to our fully managed utility services that enable customers to virtualize their IT infrastructure from end to end.”
With the opening of the new Piscataway data center, SAVVIS operates 25 data centers in the U.S., Europe, and Asia encompassing more than 1.2 million square feet. The company recently opened a new data center in Atlanta and is currently completing construction and preparing to open additional data centers in the Washington, D.C., and the San Francisco Bay areas.
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.net.
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.