iWeb achieves its highest-ever ranking among Canadian Tech companies

MONTREAL, April 19 /CNW Telbec/ - iWeb (TSXV: IWB), Global provider of Internet hosting services and IT infrastructure, has been ranked 120 th in the 2011 Branham300, the annual listing of the top 300 Canadian Technology companies, thanks to revenues of US$29 million in 2010, iWeb's overall ranking has been steadily improving since the Company's first inclusion on the ranking, 241st in 2006.

iWeb's ascension in the Branham 300 ranking;

2006 - 241st
2007 - 206th
2008 - 195th
2009 - 162nd
2010 - 124 th *
2011 - 120th

*a procedural anomaly prevented iWeb's results from being properly displayed in the 2010 ranking

"We are thrilled to be recognized as one of Canada's top IT companies since 2006; iWeb's 26% growth in 2010 compares well to the 4% average growth rate for companies appearing on the 2011 Branham300." said Eric Chouinard, President and CEO of iWeb. He added that "Based on this year's ranking, the Canadian ICT industry comes across as healthy, which is a promising indicator of future growth for iWeb. Congratulations to our clients and partners who also made this year's list!

As Branham Group predicted in last year's edition of the Branham300, Canada's Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry realized modest growth in 2010, as cumulative revenues for the Top 250 Canadian ICT companies increased 3.66% to CA$73.93 billion, up from CA$71.32 billion in 2009. The Montreal-based company was ranked in the ICT Hardware and Infrastructure category.

iWeb, who recently unveiled its new corporate image, announced in January that it had activated its 1000th Smart Server (the Company provisions a total of 14,000 dedicated servers, including the Smart Servers). Since becoming a public company in 2004, iWeb has been steadily growing to become one of Canada's largest IP hosting firms, and was ranked in the top 20 movers and shakers in Canadian IT companies in 2009.

About iWeb

iWeb is a worldwide provider of Internet hosting services and IT infrastructure. Operating four data centers, iWeb has a capacity of 34,000 dedicated servers, over 1,100 colocation racks and Internet capacity of 77 Gbit/s, divided between nine providers.

One of the 100 fastest growing companies in Canada according to PROFIT magazine, iWeb takes more than 60% of its revenues from abroad. With revenues of US$29 million in 2010, iWeb provides services to 24,600 customers in 150 countries. Founded in 1996 Montreal, iWeb is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "IWB".

About Branham Group Inc.

Branham Group Inc. is a leading industry analyst and strategic consulting firm servicing the global information technology marketplace. Branham Group assists information technology companies and related institutions in achieving market success through its custom consulting services (Planning, Marketing and Partnering), and through its multi-client research subscription programs (Digital Health and Green IT). Branham also produces an annual listing of the top information and communications technology (ICT) companies in Canada (www.branham300.com), tracks the Canadian Outsourcing industry and monitors over 450 Digital Health vendors.


For further information:


Philip Tousignant
Chief Financial Officer
IWeb Group Inc.
(514) 286-4242 ext 2149

Bernard Dahl
Investor Relations and Media Relations
(514) 802-2801

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