Atlanta, Georgia – (The Hosting News) – February 29, 2008 – Internet performance network services company, Internap Network Services Corporation’s Performance IP network and data center colocation services, have been selected by PC Universe.
A direct marketer and value-added reseller (VAR), PC Universe offers approximately 250,000 IT and consumer products from over 700 manufacturers, and provides professional technical services, such as networking design and installation.
Using Internap’s Performance IP and colocation services, PC Universe will be able to take full advantage of the convenience and flexibility of the Internet to seamlessly and reliably connect with its customer base. A rapidly growing company that realized a 35 percent year over year sales increase from 2006 to 2007, PC Universe started as a catalog-based company and evolved into an online reseller that focused primarily on small-to-medium-size businesses. Today, PC Universe sells to US-based Fortune 500 companies, consumers and schools through its e-commerce engine and dedicated sales force.
Josh Spranger, Chief Technology Officer at PC Universe noted, ”As a rapidly growing e-commerce company, it’s critical we invest in our infrastructure to provide our customers with the best online experience possible. PC Universe’s transformation over the years to an online sales engine for some of the most in-demand products and services requires us to form partnerships with technology providers we can trust implicitly. We chose Internap because its reliable technology guarantees a high-quality online experience for our customers and optimizes our ability to successfully conduct business over the Internet.”
Internap’s high-performance IP solutions for business-critical applications, including its patented route-management technology and industry-leading service level guarantees, provide 100 percent Internet availability. They enable customers to bypass congestion points and avoid other difficulties that plague conventional Web connectivity. The company’s carrier-class colocation facilities include modular space, power and cooling, and customized cabinets to suit the needs of high growth companies and ensure fast deployment. As a result, customers like PC Universe enjoy a fast, automated and reliable application and data delivery solution.
Tim Sullivan, Chief Technology Officer at Internap commented, ”PC Universe has become the IT reseller and technology consultant of choice for Fortune 500 companies wanting the best solutions and advice to help continue their success. PC Universe’s recognition by Internet Retailer as one of the hottest places on the Web, along with their broad product offering and exceptional customer service, make it easy to see why shoppers have been returning to their site for more than a decade. PC Universe is the type of online business with whom we often find ourselves aligning, and Internap is proud to offer the reliable, secure e-commerce experience their customers have come to expect.”
PC Universe, Inc. operates as an online value-added reseller (Online VAR) of name brand information technology (IT) products and services. The company offers approximately 250,000 IT products from over 700 manufacturers, including desktops and servers, hard drives, ink and toners, monitors and LCDs, networking products, notebooks, printers, and software products. The company also provides professional technical services, such as networking design and installation. PCUniverse.com is ranked by Internet Retailer magazine as one of the Top 500 retail sites on the Internet. PC Universe, Inc. is based in Boca Raton, Florida.
Internap is an intelligent route control solution, developed to provide reliability, performance and security to the Internet, as well as a global integrated content delivery service, designed to enable businesses to stream digital media over the Internet. The company provides patented and patent-pending technologies that address the inherent weaknesses of the Internet, to enable enterprises to deploy business-critical applications such as e-commerce, VoIP, and audio/video across IP networks. The company provides additional solutions, including video and audio streaming, advertising placement, reporting and analysis, live event broadcasting, media asset management, integrated web hosting and consulting services. Internap currently serves more than 3,000 customers throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
To learn more about Internap, please visit: www.internap.com.