Washington, D.C. – (The Hosting News) – March 23, 2008 – Web hosting, high-speed Internet, data, video and voice services firm, Qwest Communications International Inc., has been chosen by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
A multi-year agreement with the not-for-profit association representing the faculty, students and resident physicians at U.S. medical schools, teaching hospitals and academic and scientific societies has been executed.
Tom Richards, Executive Vice President, Qwest Business Markets Group noted, ”The volume and complexity of Internet-based content and Web-enabled activities, and greater awareness about the benefits of third-party infrastructure management, are behind the demand for hosting services.”
Based in Washington, D.C., AAMC administers two online application processing services for students applying to medical schools and for residency placement. To support the association’s growth, AAMC will expand the data center for the American Medical College Application Service and Electronic Residency Application Service in Qwest’s state-of-the-art Sterling, Va., CyberCenter and maintain its existing data center in Washington, D.C.
Qwest Hosting services offer an integrated portfolio of customizable Internet solutions located within the secure, reliable environment of Qwest’s state-of-the-art CyberCenter facilities, which provide the speed and performance of Qwest’s global, all-optical IP network. Qwest recently opened its 15th world-class CyberCenter to provide expert support for customers to conduct e-commerce, operate complex web sites, offer geographical redundancy, and manage entire IT environments, including enterprise applications, databases and data storage.
Qwest offers a combination of broadband, video and voice solutions for residential customers, businesses and government agencies. Customers coast to coast turn to Qwest’s industry-leading national fiber optic network to meet their evolving communications and entertainment needs. Qwest is a participant in Networx, the largest communications services contract in the world, to provide innovative voice, data and video services.
For more information about Qwest, please visit: www.qwest.com.