San Francisco, California – (The Hosting News) – September 7, 2006 – Managed dedicated hosting provider, Dedigate, has signed a multi-year contract to host the websites of Ilse Media, one of the largest Internet publishers in the Netherlands. Dedigate is a subsidiary of integrated Tier-1 Internet exchange and managed IT infrastructure solutions provider, Terremark Worldwide.
According to the company, after an extensive selection process, Ilse Media decided to entrust its web sites’ hosting to Terremark’s Dedigate, to include news site NU.nl, Startpagina.nl, Overzicht.nl, Vindex.nl, Download.nl, Web-log.nl, Startgames.nl and welke.nl.
Paul Molenaar, Director of Ilse Media explained, ”We consider continuous availability the prime criterion when selecting a hosting partner. We chose Dedigate for their experience in the hosting of infrastructures from which high-end websites are run. They provide us with hosting that guarantees our sites’ availability, 24/7. In Dedigate we have found a reliable partner with whom we can closely cooperate.”
Joost Metten, Dedigate’s CEO offered, ”We welcome Ilse Media to our expanding list of customers that recognize the importance of reliable, cost effective, managed hosting. For Ilse Media, we specially designed a comprehensive infrastructure using our ‘Global Load Balancing’ service which disperses traffic over our customers’ systems residing in our data centers and which remove the ‘single point of failure’ from the main sites’ infrastructure.”
Ilse Media exists since 1995 and has grown into the largest Dutch Internet publisher. The company has a broad portfolio that encompasses websites such as ilse.nl, Startpagina.nl, NU.nl, Web-log.nl and Kieskeurig. Ilse Media reaches well over 70% of all Dutch internet users of 13 years and up. Youth sites Kaboem.nl and CU2.nl are part of Ilse Medias daughter, newrulez. In addition, Ilse Media includes titles such as Sanoma Men’s Magazines (SMM) and TVGids.nl, a site of Programmabladen AKN. Ilse Media, newrulez, TVGids.nl and the SMM titles generate well over half a billion pages views per month.
Dedigate, ”The Uptime Company”, specializes in Managed Dedicated Hosting services for complex Internet infrastructures. The Company’s technology consists of an integrated package of solutions, which fully automates the labor-intensive jobs in the management of Internet data centers. From seven data centers throughout Europe and the NAP of the Americas in the U.S., Dedigate hosts the mission critical environment of companies like Kelkoo, Pioneer, Samsonite, Zorgverzekeraar VGZ, Consumentenbond, NVM and the European Investment Bank. Dedigate is the Managed Hosting Subsidiary of Terremark Worldwide, Inc.
Terremark Worldwide, Inc. (AMEX:TWW) is an operator of integrated Tier-1 Internet exchanges and a global provider of managed IT infrastructure solutions for government and private sectors. Terremark delivers its portfolio of services from seven locations in the U.S., Europe and Latin America and from four service aggregation and distribution locations, which aggregate network traffic and distribute network-based services in Europe and Asia to meet specific customer needs. Terremark’s flagship facility, the NAP of the Americas, is the model for the carrier-neutral Internet exchanges the company has in Santa Clara, California (NAP of the Americas/West), in Sao Paulo, Brazil (NAP do Brasil) and in Madrid, Spain (NAP de las Americas – Madrid). The carrier-neutral NAP of the Americas is a state-of-the-art facility that provides exchange point, colocation and managed services. Terremark is headquartered at 2601 S. Bayshore Drive, 9th Floor, Miami, Florida USA, (305) 856-3200.
To learn more about Terremark Worldwide, please visit: www.terremark.com.
To learn more about Ilse Media, please visit: http://www.ilsemedia.nl.
For more information about Dedigate, please visit: www.dedigate.com.