Denver, Colorado – (The Hosting News) – October 31, 2005 – Sunkist Growers has signed a two-year contract with Qwest Communications International Inc.
to provide data center hosting
services. Under the agreement, Qwest will host Sunkist’s internal data infrastructure at a
state-of-the-art Qwest CyberCenter, giving Sunkist a much more secure and
disaster-resilient environment for the organization’s crucial information.
Qwest offers one of the most comprehensive ranges of hosting services available in the industry. Qwest Dedicated Hosting Services will provide a robust and secure environment for Sunkist’s computing infrastructure.
Matthew Melhuish, Director of I.T. for Sunkist commented on the new hosting relationship, ”Qwest brought a compelling value proposition to the table through their wide range of services, the reliability and scalability of their network, and their attention to security and operational processes. The installation of Qwest’s hosting services will enable a seamless transition as we move our business-critical infrastructure to Qwest’s leading-edge facility.”
Tom Richards, Executive Vice President, Business Markets Group for Qwest added, ”The extension of our relationship with Sunkist is further evidence of Qwest’s promise to deliver exceptional service and customize network solutions to fit the needs of our clients. With a wide range of premium services, Qwest Dedicated Hosting Services will allow Sunkist to stay up-to-date, boost innovation and manage risk as data centers and operations grow in size and complexity.”
Sunkist is a leading international citrus supplier and not-for-profit company. The organization’s 6,000 members, all California and Arizona citrus growers, have joined forces to produce the high-quality Sunkist fruit. Sunkist is one of the 10 largest marketing cooperatives in America and the largest marketing cooperative in the world’s fruit and vegetable industry.
To learn more about
Qwest Communications International Inc. and Qwest Dedicated Hosting Services, please visit: www.qwest.com.