SAVVIS, Inc., a global leader in IT infrastructure services for business applications, today announced an agreement to provide data center hosting, network and managed security services to iJET Intelligent Risk Systems, a leading provider of global intelligence and business resiliency services.
iJET provides predictive intelligence and world-class technology that helps multinational organizations monitor, protect against and respond to operating threats around the world. SAVVIS is assisting iJet in consolidating and simplifying the IT infrastructure underpinning iJET’s Worldcue® Global Control Center. Worldcue integrates world-class open source intelligence with patented technology to help its more than 450 clients protect their people, facilities and supply chain assets, mitigating risks, reducing corporate liability and proactively managing business disruptions.
SAVVIS will provide iJET with an IT infrastructure solution consisting of managed hosting, network and security services that will underpin the Worldcue business resiliency solutions. SAVVIS will deploy and manage the infrastructure from two of its geographically diverse data centers allowing iJET to increase its focus on its core business objectives.
“SAVIS provides us with the flexible solutions required to support our growing community of multinational clients,” said Mark Griffith, Director of Operations Technology at iJET. “SAVVIS’ managed hosting services offer a variety of software licensing options which greatly simplifies the transition and management of our IT services.”
Market demand for hosting services continues to expand. Gartner forecasts that the North American Web hosting market will grow from $8.8 billion in 2005 to $21.4 billion in 2011. This according to Dataquest Insight: Web Hosting, North America, 2005 - 2011, published November 12, 2007, and authored by Gartner analyst Lydia Leong.
“As iJET expands their operations, we will be ready to provide the required IT services necessary to enable that growth,” said James Whitemore, SAVVIS Chief Marketing Officer. “Our unique ability to adjust our services to the needs of our customers while offering the geographic diversity they require sets us apart in the growing market for IT services.”
About iJET Intelligent Risk Systems
iJET Intelligent Risk Systems (iJET.com) is a leader in operational risk management, helping multinational corporations and government organizations monitor, protect against and respond to global threats. Integrating world-class open source intelligence with patented technology, iJET's award-winning Worldcue® solutions help clients monitor and assess global threats relative to their key people, facilities and supply chain assets; automatically track and communicate with travelers and expatriates; and deploy emergency response services throughout the world at a moment's notice. Providing a unified view of threats to assets, iJET enables clients to mitigate risks, reduce corporate liability and prepare for and respond to business disruptions.
SAVVIS, Inc. (savvis.net) is a global leader in IT infrastructure services for enterprise applications. With an IT services platform spanning North America, Europe, and Asia, SAVVIS leads the industry in delivering secure, reliable, and scalable hosting, network, and application services. These solutions enable customers to focus on their core business while SAVVIS ensures the quality of their IT systems and operations. SAVVIS’ strategic approach combines virtualization technology, a global network and multiple data centers, and automated management and provisioning systems.
This document may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from SAVVIS’ expectations. Certain factors that could affect actual results are set forth as risk factors in SAVVIS’ SEC reports and filings, including its annual report on Form 10-K and all subsequent filings as well as the risk that potential product cost and performance benefits may not be realized for any particular customer. SAVVIS assumes no obligation to update or supplement forward-looking statements.
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