NEW YORK & LONDON — May 21, 2009 — Savvis Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:SVVS), a global leader in outsourced managed computing and network infrastructure for IT applications, today announced a three-year extension of its master services agreement with Thomson Reuters.
Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Thomson Reuters has 50,000 global employees and serves customers in 93 countries.
Under the terms of the agreement, Savvis will continue to serve as an approved strategic vendor to provide managed hosting and managed network solutions for a wide range of Thomson Reuters products and services. This includes the management of IT infrastructure solutions required for the collection of exchange data for Thomson Reuters market data services worldwide, as well as numerous managed hosting and IT infrastructure services in the Americas, Europe and Asia.
“Thomson Reuters has a longstanding relationship with Savvis and this newly extended agreement allows us to continue to create exciting new opportunities for customers worldwide,” said Bill Fathers, Savvis Senior Vice President, and Managing Director U.S. “As an important provider of IT infrastructure to Thomson Reuters across three continents, we are committed to delivering best-in-class solutions to its growing customer base.”
“Thomson Reuters is dedicated to helping its customers succeed by providing intelligent information and transactions-enabled services, said Graeme Ramsey, Global Head of Network Communications at Thomson Reuters. “As we continue to expand our services worldwide, we require trusted vendors who are able to scale and grow with us. We look forward to continuing the good relationship with Savvis on our projects today and going forward.”
Savvis, Inc. (NASDAQ:SVVS) is an outsourcing provider of managed computing and network infrastructure for IT applications. By outsourcing to Savvis, enterprises can focus on their core business while Savvis ensures the quality of their IT infrastructure. Leading IT organizations around the world select Savvis to help them improve their service levels, reduce capital expense and deal with the rising costs of bandwidth, energy, real estate, staff and expertise. As a pioneer in utility computing, Savvis understands and harnesses the latest advances in technology like virtualization, cloud computing and support process automation. 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.