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Internap Completes Global CDN Expansion

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Company strengthens Asian presence, reinforcing commitment to maximizing performance for customers worldwide. Internap Network Services Corporation, a provider of end-to-end Internet business solutions, announced today the completion of its previously-announced plans to expand the company's global content delivery network to Hong Kong and Tokyo by adding two new CDN Points of Presence. In Q2, 2007, company unveiled plans to expand its network infrastructure in Asia, Europe and the UK. It also established a London CDN PoP in Q3, 2007 by expanding its existing facilities in London and Amsterdam. The company believes that its today's announcement complements the current Asia data center and IP offerings and is fully integrated with Internap's global data center and network infrastructure, allowing them to be the first company to provide bundled service offerings in Asia and as part of a global solution. It further states that the new CDN PoPs improve the speed and delivery of customer traffic, optimizing performance for rich-media applications and enabling Internap to better service its clients from more locations worldwide. The company describes that the build-out of Internap's global CDN enhances access to its Private Network Access Point architecture, which provides intelligent management of network traffic routes to improve the performance of Web-based applications. And further avers that expansion initiative, completed on-time and in scheduled phases over the last eight months, reflects their engineering excellence and strengthens its service availability. The company also claims that these new PoPs, along with the company's 100 percent Service Level Agreement for both its CDN and Performance IPTM offerings, position Internap as a provider of content and application delivery services for enterprises across Asia, Europe and North America. "Internap's disciplined, careful planning and engineering expertise has enabled us to meet our previously-set goal of expanding our CDN to better meet the needs of our customers around the globe," said James P. DeBlasio, president and chief executive officer for Internap. "Our newest PoPs allow us to deliver a redundant, highly-scalable CDN platform for enterprises seeking superior performance. This milestone expands our market opportunity by increasing the capacity of our CDN, positioning Internap as a leader in the space." "In our search for a provider that could offer an end-to-end content delivery solution, help us outreach to our clients globally and deliver a strong SLA, we found Internap to be the perfect fit," said Jag Sandhu, chief technology officer of NetMax Media. "Internap's new capabilities in Asia enhance the service we can deliver to our customers and will enable us to grow our business. Internap's technology is the backbone of our business - with their help, NetMax Media is able to fulfill its motto 'Entertainment Outreached' by bringing entertainment content from Bollywood, Hollywood and the world to all the ethnic communities across the globe." 11th January 2008
Monday, Jan 14th, 2008