London, England – (The Hosting News) – September 23, 2005 – TeleCity, a leading European colocation, data centre and managed services company, has announced that ArgusCarHire.com, one of the top five car rental brokers worldwide, has selected TeleCity to support its underlying network infrastructure and award-winning website.
In the fast-changing world of travel technology, ArgusCarHire.com has consistently pioneered new solutions to make it cheaper, quicker and easier for consumers to hire cars. ArgusCarHire.com, headquartered in Dublin, developed the first English-language car hire website in Europe in 1996 and is now part of ETrawler, one of the fastest growing travel technology groups in Europe, facilitating car hire access in over 6,000 destinations globally. ArguscarHire.com recently launched CarTrawler, an intelligent booking engine that enables customers to reserve the lowest price car hire deals in just three clicks online.
Under the terms of the new contract, TeleCity will provide sophisticated server hosting, managed data centre services and resilient connectivity via its IP Multihome platform, enabling ArgusCarHire.com to offer customers 24/7 access to low-cost car hire deals in a fast and secure environment. TeleCity’s IP Multihome allows organisations to host their content and infrastructure on multiple Tier 1 carriers simultaneously, providing superior performance and resilience to hosting on a single carrier network.
Greg Turley, Founder and CEO of ArgusCarHire.com, commented on the new partnership, ”We were looking for a trusted data centre provider offering secure and reliable connectivity to ensure constant availability of our web site to customers worldwide. We chose TeleCity on the strength of their experience, coupled with their high levels of customer service and engineering support which help to sustain our global website. We also enjoy the simplicity of a single point of contact at TeleCity and benefit from its excellent network services.”
Ricky Hudson, CEO, TeleCity added, ”We are delighted that one of IrelandÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s fastest growing e-commerce businesses has chosen TeleCity to host its award-winning website, which processes a huge number of enquiries and transactions. Our range of managed services are a logical choice for online retail companies such as Argus, as we provide a resilient environment and connectivity which ensures fast and secure access for all of their customers.”
In February 2003, TeleCity was awarded ‘Best Colocation Provider’ by the UK Internet Service Providers Association for its outstanding data centre facilities, and high levels of customer service. The company has 9 locations across Europe, in Amsterdam, Dublin, London, Manchester, Frankfurt, Paris and Stockholm.
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