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Internap Announces Boston Data Center Expansion

November 5, 2010 by  

Web Hosting ServicesATLANTA – Internap Network Services Corporation (Nasdaq: INAP), a leading provider of end-to-end internet business products and services, today announced the expansion of one of its Boston-area data centers. The expansion at 50 Inner Belt in Somerville, Mass. will include approximately 7,000 square feet of net sellable raised floor space. This is the second of Internap’s three planned expansions in this facility. The announcement comes 18 months after Internap initially opened the data center.

The data center expansion is planned to be online in the second quarter of 2011. The new space will have expanded power density capacities of up to 10 kilowatts per rack. Internap’s data center at 50 Inner Belt is supported by a power sub-station on the property. The higher power density capacity will make the data center one of the more robust sites in the region.


The Boston-area expansion is Internap’s fourth facility announcement in 2010. Recently, Internap announced data center expansions in Seattle, Santa Clara and Houston. With the addition of Boston, Internap will bring a total of approximately 36,500 square feet of additional net sellable space to market within a year.

“Internap’s Colocation platform enables customers to take advantage of higher power density capabilities combined with our premium IP product offering,” said Mike Higgins, SVP of data center services at Internap. “Offering our customers a comprehensive infrastructure solution is vital, and these expansions set the foundation for our continued growth.”

Internap’s integrated solutions leverage its patented Managed Internet Route Optimizerâ„¢ (MIRO) network optimization technology, which selects the best path for Internet traffic by analyzing network characteristics like latency, packet loss and route stability. MIRO is backed by a 100 percent performance service level agreement. Internap’s Managed Hosting portfolio includes managed servers and managed storage along with data protection service, virtualization products, managed network products and advanced monitoring with 24/7 live customer support. With this service, customers retain control over the software applications and content on their server while Internap controls and manages the server hardware, operating system, space, power and bandwidth to provide the flexibility necessary for customers to deliver mission-critical business applications across the globe.

About Internap
Internap is a leading internet services and products company that provides The Ultimate Online Experience® by managing, delivering and distributing applications and content with 100 percent uptime service level agreements. With a platform of data centers around the world, managed internet services and a content delivery network (CDN), Internap frees its customers to innovate, improve service levels, and lower the cost of IT operations. Thousands of companies worldwide trust Internap to help them achieve their internet business goals. For more information, visit www.internap.com.

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