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Internap Announces High-Performance, Dual-Hypervisor Cloud Compute Service Leveraging OpenStack and VMware

May 5, 2011 by · Comments Off on Internap Announces High-Performance, Dual-Hypervisor Cloud Compute Service Leveraging OpenStack and VMware 

Webmaster ToolboxATLANTA – Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a provider of intelligent IT Infrastructure services, today announced a new on-demand cloud compute service that delivers high-performance enterprise computing capacity. The new offering builds on Internap’s recently-announced public cloud storage and is a natural extension of its comprehensive IT Infrastructure portfolio, which includes performance-optimized enterprise IP, Content Delivery Network, colocation, managed hosting and cloud services. Internap will showcase its cloud offering at Interop Las Vegas, May 10-12, 2011, in booth 1106.

Delivered on Internap’s global Performance IP™ network – with patented Managed Internet Route Optimizer (MIRO) technology – outbound cloud traffic travels over the optimal Internet path, maximizing performance and minimizing latency all the way to the end user. The unparalleled capabilities of MIRO combine the strength of multiple, redundant carrier backbones worldwide with powerful real-time analysis of network characteristics, such as packet loss and outages, allowing Internap to provide cloud customers with a 100 percent network uptime Service Level Agreement (SLA). Read more

Internap Continues Expansion of Data Center Footprint With New High-Performance Facility in Los Angeles

May 2, 2011 by · Comments Off on Internap Continues Expansion of Data Center Footprint With New High-Performance Facility in Los Angeles 

Webmaster ToolboxATLANTA – Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a provider of intelligent IT Infrastructure services, announced that it will open a new data center in Los Angeles to serve increased demand for premium colocation. This facility will be Internap’s eleventh company-controlled facility in its eighth North American market and continues the company’s strategy to build a geographically diversified platform of premium data centers serving customers’ high-performance IT Infrastructure needs. The new Los Angeles facility will feature Internap’s route-optimized Performance IP™ service and will deliver best-in-class performance and availability across a portfolio of enterprise IP, CDN, colocation, managed hosting and cloud services.

Located in the South Bay, just 6 miles from Los Angeles International Airport, Internap’s new Los Angeles data center will include 55,000 square feet of premium net sellable data center footprint over time. The state-of-the-art facility will leverage modular designs and the latest power and cooling technologies to deliver power densities of up to 12 KW per cabinet to economically support long-term customer growth. The facility will minimize energy consumption and environmental impact through green data center practices such as a high-efficiency Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) system, a cooling system that maximizes outside air for free cooling, reclaimed building materials and sustainable operational best practices. It will also feature a full range of customer amenities, including fully equipped office areas, technical workspaces, dedicated customer work environments and a full-service customer lounge. The first phase of approximately 15,000 net sellable square feet is expected to open in 2Q 2012. Read more

Internap Announces Expansion of Data Center Footprint with New State-of-the-Art Facility in Dallas/Fort Worth

February 27, 2011 by · Comments Off on Internap Announces Expansion of Data Center Footprint with New State-of-the-Art Facility in Dallas/Fort Worth 

Hosting BlogATLANTA – Internap Network Services Corporation (Nasdaq: INAP), a leading provider of IT infrastructure services, today announced that it will open a new data center in the Dallas/Fort Worth market. The state-of-the-art, company-controlled facility will serve growing demand among enterprise organizations in the DFW area for premium colocation backed by Internap’s route-optimized network connectivity services that deliver best-in-class performance, availability and support. The new DFW facility continues Internap’s strategy to build a geographically diversified platform of premium data centers to serve customers’ high-performance IT infrastructure needs, integrated with Internap’s portfolio of colocation, connectivity, CDN, managed hosting and cloud storage services.

Coined the “Silicon Prairie,” Dallas/Fort Worth is a strong market for colocation with its diverse business climate, which includes the technology, defense, financial services, life sciences, retail, telecommunications and transportation industries. Further, demand for colocation space in the DFW metroplexis expected to outpace supply through 2013, according to a recent report on multi-tenant data center supply from Tier1 Research. Read more

Internap Continues to Grow Data Center Presence with New and Expanded Facilities

March 7, 2010 by · Comments Off on Internap Continues to Grow Data Center Presence with New and Expanded Facilities 

Web Hosting ToolsATLANTA – Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a global provider of end-to-end Internet business products and services, today announced the planned opening of a new data center in Santa Clara, California and the expansion of its data center in Houston. These facilities will allow enterprise customers in key markets to utilize Internap’s growing footprint of colocation services as they continue to move more data, applications and operations online.

The new Santa Clara facility adds 27,000 square feet of net sellable footprint and offers a power density that scales with increasing customer IT demands. The higher power density is well suited to meet the demands of the high-technology industries across Northern California, including Silicon Valley. The Houston facility will add 5,000 square feet of net sellable space to Internap’s existing facility, with the ability to expand further to meet future customer needs.
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SAS 70 Type II Audit Enhances Internap’s Premium Data Center Offering

December 6, 2009 by · Comments Off on SAS 70 Type II Audit Enhances Internap’s Premium Data Center Offering 

Web Hosting ServicesATLANTA – Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a global provider of end-to-end Internet business solutions, today announced it has successfully completed the Statement on Auditing Standards No. 70 (SAS 70) Type II audit for its company-controlled data centers. This activity is part of a continued commitment by Internap to provide advanced services to IT professionals interested in facilities that have demonstrated capabilities against the highest standards for service delivery. The audit included the more than 491,500 gross square-foot of data center space at 50 Inner Belt Road in Somerville, Massachusetts, and 111 8th Avenue in New York City, as well as six additional facilities in Atlanta, Houston, and Seattle.

The SAS 70 Type II audit confirms that Internap’s data center security and operational procedures have been reviewed and tested by an independent certified public accounting firm to validate that controls and processes have been suitably designed and are operating effectively to protect and safeguard customers’ equipment and data. Internap chose to undertake the more stringent Type II audit and it confirms that only authorized Internap employees and customers are granted access to the data center, redundant HVAC and UPS systems reduce the likelihood that mechanical and electrical failures will result in an outage, and all critical facility systems – smoke detection, cooling and power – are inspected and serviced regularly and monitored continuously to ensure effective operation.
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Internap Enhances Content Delivery Network for High-Quality Video

November 23, 2009 by · Comments Off on Internap Enhances Content Delivery Network for High-Quality Video 

Web Hosting ToolboxATLANTA – Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a global provider of end-to-end Internet business solutions, today announced enhancements to its Content Delivery Network (CDN) offering, including new ease-of-use functions and automation of key CDN capabilities. Exclusively delivered with Internap’s Performance IP™ service – which ensures optimal video delivery across the Internet – these enhancements deliver an intelligent video streaming solution that simplifies and automates content creation, management and reporting with the highest quality end user experience.

According to comScore’s Video Metrix service, during the month of September 2009, more than 84.8% of the total U.S. Internet audience watched online video, and the average online viewer watched 9.8 hours of video. As more organizations look to adopt video CDNs as part of their marketing strategy and business operations, they also face cost and complexity challenges associated with delivering high-quality content across an increasingly diverse device landscape of PCs, netbooks and mobile phones. Additionally, as video usage broadens beyond the user-generated content and over-the-top media and entertainment markets and becomes a core enterprise tool for communicating with business-critical audiences – such as employees, customers, investors and partners – ensuring the highest quality experience to those consumers by overcoming issues of network latency, congestion and downtime are also becoming key CDN requirements.
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Internap Continues Green Data Center Push with New York City Facility

July 9, 2009 by · Comments Off on Internap Continues Green Data Center Push with New York City Facility 

Web Hosting ToolsATLANTA — Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a global provider of end-to-end Internet business solutions, announced today several green initiatives undertaken as part of the expansion of the company’s data center located in the premier carrier hotel in the Chelsea section of Manhattan. The N+1 rated facility, which now offers an additional 8500 square feet of data center space, was outfitted with the industry’s newest energy-efficient systems. The overall size of the raised floor space in this facility now measures 33,500 square feet.

“The implementation of green initiatives in this high-demand NYC locale has provided our Manhattan customers with a data center that is 15 – 20 percent more energy efficient than one using conventional technologies,” said Internap General Manager and VP of Data Center Operations Mike Higgins. “By improving operating efficiencies within the data center infrastructure, Internap has increased the amount of power available for customer IT loads. In today’s environment, providing customers a higher density power solution is a key differentiator in the marketplace.”

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Mashery Selects Internap to Assume Managed Server Duties for Premium Customers

June 23, 2009 by · Comments Off on Mashery Selects Internap to Assume Managed Server Duties for Premium Customers 

Web Hosting ToolsATLANTA – Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a global provider of end-to-end Internet business solutions, announced today that it is providing managed server hosting services for Mashery, a cloud-based API (Application Programming Interface) infrastructure management company.

Mashery helps customers to embrace a new distribution channel – one that lets them create thousands of new content partnerships and create an ecosystem out of which new user experiences and revenue opportunities can grow. Thousands of software-driven companies are releasing APIs in order to become Software as a Service (SaaS) providers, either as a primary or secondary line of business. Although every API is different, the infrastructure to manage them includes the same set of challenges for most providers. Adopting Mashery’s developer management and support services allows customers to focus on their core businesses rather than trying to manage the APIs themselves.

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