Denver, Colorado – (The Hosting News) – October 24, 2005 –
Connectivity company, Qwest Communications International Inc., has announced that it has extended its web hosting contract with Internet
Specialties West (ISWest), a full-service broadband Internet service provider.
Under the new two-year agreement, ISWest is using Qwest’s state-of-the-art
CyberCenter in Burbank, California, which sits directly on Qwest’s global,
high-speed fiber-optic network. Each of Qwest’s nine CyberCenters was built to
ensure client systems and equipment are up and running even under extreme
ISWest is one of southern California’s premier business Internet service providers, offering its customers unique solutions to their Internet needs backed by VIP customer service. Specifically, ISWest provides T-1 and DS-3 connections, along with co-location services to small businesses. Using Qwest as its local broadband and long-haul network transport provider, ISWest has grown tremendously. By using Qwest’s CyberCenter, ISWest can deliver additional, higher speed services to its end-user customer base.
Drew Kaplan, Chief Executive Officer of ISWest explained, ”We conducted an extensive analysis of existing web hosting options and Qwest was clearly the best fit. ISWest understands that exceptional client service is key to our product offering. Not only does Qwest offer an impressive backbone and infrastructure, we witnessed that it shares the same commitment to customer service through our workings with its expert local technical support team.”
Thomas Richards, Executive Vice President, Business Markets Group for Qwest added, ”This contract extension is further proof of Qwest’s continued commitment to the hosting segment. Qwest offers ISWest more than 12 years of direct collocation hosting experience for enterprises.”
Qwest web hosting services offer an integrated portfolio of Internet solutions over an all optical Internet protocol (IP) network. Customers can choose from a complete spectrum of fully customizable solutions covering domestic and international dedicated hosting, storage services, backup services, hosted equipment and security services.
Qwest’s nine CyberCenters are located in Burbank, Calif.; Chicago; Denver; Dublin, Ohio; Newark; Tampa; Sacramento; Sterling, Va.; and Sunnyvale, Calif. The CyberCenters have some of the industry’s most advanced procedures for monitoring, diagnosing and resolving network, operating system, and application problems before they start.
To learn more about ISWest, please visit: www.iswest.com.
For further information regarding Qwest web hosting services, please visit: www.qwest.com.