Kenosha, Wisconsin – (The Hosting News) – July 13, 2006 – AT and T Inc., has been awarded a three-year hosting services contract from professional tool, diagnostic and equipment company, Snap-on Incorporated. AT and T will provide space in one of its 30 global Internet Data Centers, in order to enable Snap-on to consolidate its mission-critical data and network applications.
Jeanne Moreno, Chief Information Officer for Snap-on explained, ”AT and T offered us a high-quality, state-of-the-art, highly secure data center that complies with our business continuity plans, connectivity requirements and infrastructure needs. AT and T’s expertise and reliability allow us to focus on our core business of serving our customers more effectively and efficiently.”
Through the data center solution, Snap-on has around-the-clock security protection and maintenance, redundant power sources, fire suppression and redundant access to AT and T’s IP network and the Internet.
Snap-on Incorporated is a global manufacturer and marketer of tool, diagnostics and equipment solutions for professional tool users. Product lines include hand and power tools, diagnostics and shop equipment, tool storage, diagnostics software and other solutions for vehicle-service, industrial, government and agricultural customers, and commercial applications, including construction and electrical. Products are sold through its franchised dealer van, company-direct sales and distributor channels, as well as over the Internet. Founded in 1920, Snap-on is a $2.4 billion, S and P 500 company headquartered in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and employs approximately 11,600 people worldwide.
AT and T Inc. is one of the world’s largest telecommunications holding companies and is the largest in the United States. Operating globally under the AT and T brand, AT and T companies are recognized as the leading worldwide providers of IP-based communications services to business and as leading U.S. providers of high speed Internet, local and long distance voice, and directory publishing and advertising services. AT and T Inc. holds a 60 percent ownership interest in Cingular Wireless, which is the No. 1 U.S. wireless services provider with 55.8 million wireless customers.
To learn more, please visit: www.att.com.