SANTA CLARA, CA – October 22, 2007 – Responding to growing customer demand in the Bay area 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 in Santa Clara.
The new data center provides SAVVIS’ broad portfolio of highly scalable IT infrastructure services, including colocation, managed hosting, virtualized and utility computing, managed networks, and security services to meet the unique infrastructure needs of enterprises in the Bay area. It provides approximately 50,000 square feet of raised floor space and offers customers up to 180 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’ Santa Clara data center integrates a full range of 24/7 physical security features including guards, video monitoring systems, vehicle blockades, and bulletproof glass and walls. Entrance pods and “man traps” along with a biometric entry system ensure that only fully authorized personnel are granted entry.
“Silicon Valley is home to some the most creative and innovative enterprises that are 100% focused on the products and services they deliver,” said Phil Koen, Chief Executive Officer of SAVVIS. “SAVVIS’ mission is to provide and manage the critical IT infrastructure that underpins their operations so they can maintain focus on their core business.”
The company is currently opening three additional new data centers in Atlanta, Washington, D.C., and the New York-New Jersey area, and last week announced plans for two more data centers in Chicago and Boston that are expected to open in late 2007 and early 2008. Including the new centers in Chicago and Boston, SAVVIS operates 29 data centers in the U.S., Europe, and Asia exceeding 1.3 million square feet of raised floor.
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, multiple 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.
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