Recognized as growth leader in Quebec, iWeb has invested $ 20M in their
Montreal infrastructure over the last three years
MONTREAL, Sept. 26 /CNW Telbec/ - iWeb (TSX.V : IWB), a worldwide
provider of Internet hosting services and IT infrastructure, inaugurated their
head office on Nuns' Island on Wednesday. In addition to becoming the
workplace for 100 employees, the building houses a completely redundant IT
center, which could withstand the 1998 ice storm without losing power or
"The new headquarters addresses two major objectives; to provide a high
quality colocation infrastructure for our clients, and to reunite almost all
of our employees by providing a unique working environment" said Eric
Chouinard, President of iWeb. "until recently, iWeb's 120 employees were
spread out in our three data centers "
"This new step in your young history reflects the energy that has marked
your growth. ", pointed out Mrs. Nicole Ménard, Parliamentary assistant to the
Minister of Economic Development, Innovation and Export Trade and Minister of
Tourism, a point supported by Henri-François Gautrin, Parliamentary assistant
to the Premier.
For Gerald Tremblay, Mayor of Montréal; "If iWeb is now recognized as a
world leader in the field of web hosting, it is thanks to the perseverance of
its leaders who managed to avoid the pitfalls of the "dot com" implosion while
steering their business towards promising growth markets."
This is the third building for iWeb, who are already thinking about the
fourth according to Mr. Chouinard. The former headquarters, located at
3185 Hochelaga, will remain staffed to fully support the 1800 servers on site
The second center, located in the Montreal borough of Saint-Leonard, has a
total capacity of 12 000 dedicated servers and 105 colocation cabinets.
About iWeb Technologies
iWeb is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V : IWB), and is one of
the largest Canadian providers of Internet hosting services and IT
infrastructure. With three secure data centers, all in Montreal, iWeb has
carved out an enviable position on the international scene with more than 60%
of its revenues from abroad.
Founded in 1996 in Montreal, iWeb has recently completed a $22M financing
agreement with investment banking giant Goldman Sachs. iWeb now has over
120 full-time employees and more than 17 000 customers in 145 countries. For
more information, please visit the company's website at www.iweb.com.
For further information:
For further information: Bernard Dahl, Director, Communications and
Public Relations, iWeb Technologies, (514) 286-4242 ext 115, firstname.lastname@example.org