Friday, February 20, 2009

Quality Tech IDC outage shows limits of technology… and SLAs

from Tier 1 Research daily newsletter:

Managed hosting and datacenter services provider Quality Technology Services experienced a brief power outage last Saturday morning
at one of its two Atlanta metro area datacenters. The facility in question, located in Suwanee, Georgia, is about an hour north of downtown Atlanta ...


On July 26, 2007, Internap Network Services Corporation, or the Company, issued a press release announcing that it has entered into a three-year strategic relationship with Quality Technology Services, or QualityTech. The Company will be the preferred provider of content delivery network, or CDN, services and the exclusive provider of IP connectivity services to all of QualityTech’s data center facilities and will migrate to the Company’s IP connectivity services approximately 350 customers that QualityTech acquired in connection with its purchase of Globix Hosting LLC, a subsidiary of Globix Corporation, in October of 2006. The Company will also take down approximately 4,500 square feet of space in several of QualityTech’s data center facilities. This strategic relationship represents revenues of approximately $15 million for value-added CDN services and IP connectivity services over the three-year term. A copy of this press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1.

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