SINGAPORE – July 18, 2008 – In response to growing global customer demand for integrated hosting and network services, SAVVIS, Inc. (NASDAQ:SVVS), a global leader in IT Infrastructure Services for business applications, today announced the opening of its expanded Singapore data center.
Offering more than 18,000 sq ft of raised floor space, the data center builds on SAVVIS’ long-term presence in Asia Pacific and the company’s continued investment in the region demonstrates excellent business opportunities and confidence in the market.
SAVVIS Singapore provides a broad range of IT infrastructure services including managed hosting, virtualized and utility computing, managed networks, managed security services and consultancy services, to meet the requirements of current customers and other fast-growing enterprises within the Asia Pacific region.
In addition to the full suite of SAVVIS Managed Hosting services, the facility will offer financial customers the ability to host their trading applications in close proximity to major derivatives markets via SAVVIS Proximity Hosting. Customers can now host at SAVVIS’ Singapore data center and will be able to connect via low latency network access to the Singapore Exchange. New and emerging alternative trading systems can also take advantage of SAVVIS Proximity Hosting for their infrastructure requirements while accessing the SAVVIS community of financial customers.
“We are pleased to expand our presence in Asia and increase capacity for existing and new customers in the region,” said Phil Koen, SAVVIS Chief Executive Officer. “In addition, many of our US and European customers are expanding their businesses into Asia and require SAVVIS’ flexible IT infrastructure services that can scale globally.”
Aye See, Tan, Managing Director of SAVVIS, Asia Pacific, noted, “The Asia Pacific region is experiencing tremendous growth, which creates pressure on companies to manage their IT infrastructure and at the same time manage their costs. We offer IT infrastructure as a utility, completely changing the way companies can manage capital expenditure. With SAVVIS’ infrastructure-as-a-service strategy, businesses now have the option to remove the burden of running their IT operations and increase their focus on business growth. Our offering in Singapore will give companies access to SAVVIS’ full portfolio of managed hosting, networking, utility computing and security solutions.”
The expanded Singapore data center, and SAVVIS’ recently announced plans for a new UK data center, increases SAVVIS total data center footprint to 1.42 million square feet of raised floor encompassing 29 data centers worldwide at year end.
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:
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