PEER 1 Expands EMC Platform Across Multiple Dedicated Hosting Data Center Operations



    
    Leading IT Infrastructure Provider Deploys EMC Storage Area Network
    Platform in Atlanta, Miami and Silicon Valley
    

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 25 /CNW/-- PEER 1 Network Enterprises,
Inc. (TSX-V: PIX), a leading provider of IT infrastructure, today announced
that the company has deployed EMC Storage Area Network (SAN) platforms across
all of its managed dedicated hosting data center operations in Atlanta, Miami,
and Fremont, California (Silicon Valley). The EMC platform provides
state-of-the-art technology to optimize PEER 1's data backup solution,
providing managed dedicated hosting customers with faster and more reliable
backup and data recovery.
    "We continuously look to provide our customers with best-of-breed IT
infrastructure services," said Ted Smith, vice president of Operations for
PEER 1. "We've rolled out a successful deployment of the EMC platform to all
of our dedicated hosting operations and are pleased to bring the improved
speed and reliability to our customers. We feel our solution is second to none
in the managed dedicated hosting space."
    The data backup service from PEER 1 provides customers with either daily
or weekly backup options of local server storage to the EMC Storage Area
Network in a highly secure area of the PEER 1 data centers. PEER 1's backup
and data recovery solutions are fully managed by internal PEER 1 data backup
experts and support professionals.
    In addition to backup services, the EMC storage solution allows PEER 1 to
offer highly available mass storage options to customers over 4Gbit Fiber
Channel connections. This external storage will provide additional scaling
options to PEER 1 customers that have traditionally been limited to local
server storage.
    PEER 1 is a leading IT infrastructure provider to startups and SMEs,
delivering highly scalable hosting solutions to allow customers to focus on
the possibilities of the Internet, not the problems. PEER 1 provides managed,
self-managed, and co-location hosting services through 15 state-of-the-art
data centers across North America. The company has over 9,000 customers
worldwide in wide-ranging areas from retail and manufacturing to Web 2.0 and
Software as a Service (SaaS).
    
    About PEER 1
    
    PEER 1 is a leading IT infrastructure provider delivering highly scalable
dedicated hosting and co-location solutions to ensure a client's online
presence is fast performing and available 100% of the time. Since its
inception in 1999, the company has grown to include data centers and network
points of presence in 17 major cities across North America and Europe, all
connected by PEER 1's world class Internet network. PEER 1 serves a variety of
startups and SMEs including software as a service (SaaS), web 2.0, hosting
providers, online gaming providers, Internet phone (VoIP) companies, and
outsourced enterprise solutions organizations. The company's headquarters are
in Vancouver, Canada and the stock is traded on the TSX Venture exchange under
the symbol PIX. For more information visit: http://www.peer1.com.




For further information:

For further information: Abigail Faylor of Weber Shandwick, 
+1-425-452-5497, afaylor@webershandwick.com, for PEER 1 Network Enterprises, 
Inc. Web Site: http://www.peer1.com

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