Lenexa, Kansas – (The Hosting News) – December 6, 2006 – Webhosting company, and subsidiary of United Internet, 1 and 1 Internet, has chosen network-based provider of business communication services, Everest Connections, to provide fiber for its new technology center based in Lenexa, Kansas.
Andreas Gauger, Chairman of 1 and 1 Internet, Inc. remarked, ”We selected Everest because their fiber offers a scalable medium for connecting our new data center with direct access to leading ISPs. The line provided by Everest will be an important element for meeting our service level promise of 99.9 percent availability and is essential in bolstering our redundancy and achieving marketleading connectivity. Furthermore, the agreement with Everest also enables us to increase our bandwidth on the dark fiber as needed. The initial 10 gigabits per second can be upgraded at any time to several channels of 10 gigabits per second, so more people can swiftly interact with our customers’ web sites.”
1 and 1, web hosting and products provider in Europe, began serving North America customers in late 2003. The company will open a fully-automated data center in Lenexa in early 2007 where it will employ 15 people. The 55,000-square-feet facility will supply space for 40,000 servers and accommodate the companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s expanding U.S. web hosting client base.
Ed Butler, Vice President of Everest Business Solutions, a division of Everest Connections added, ”We welcome 1 and 1 to Kansas City and look forward to helping them build their operation center. Technology companies require 24/7 service, and Everest prides itself on delivering solutions and services around the clock to meet those needs.”
Everest is a locally owned network-based provider of business communication services, cable TV, highspeed Internet and telephone services in the Kansas City area. Everest Business Solutions are available throughout the Kansas City metro area. Cable services are presently available in Lenexa, Shawnee, Overland Park and the Brookside, Waldo and Red Bridge areas of South Kansas City. Everest employs approximately 170 employees and is headquartered in Lenexa.
1 and 1 Internet’s global community includes 5.87 million users. 1 and 1 features an array of services, from instant domain packages to all-inclusive shared hosting plans, dedicated servers and ready-to-run eShops. Combining over 37,000 fully-tuned servers with the performance of Juniper and Cisco routers, 1 and 1 endeavors to utilize the most superior products from the leading technology manufacturers and service providers. 1 and 1 is a Microsoft Joint Development Partner, and works with other paramount companies such as Google, Plesk, Symantec, and HP/Compaq.
For more information about Everest, please visit: www.everestkc.com.
To learn more about 1 and 1 Internet, please visit: www.1and1.com.