PEER 1 Chooses Absolute Performance for Advanced Monitoring

    Comprehensive Application and System Monitoring to be Available to
    Customers Across All Product Lines

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 15 /CNW/ -- PEER 1
( Network Enterprises, Inc. (TSX: PIX) and Absolute
Performance (, today announced the two
companies have partnered to offer a suite of advanced monitoring solutions
that will serve the growing needs of PEER 1's customers. The new advanced
solutions, available this quarter, will expand current offerings and provide a
360 degree view of system and application health. Monitoring also offers
in-depth analysis to help both customers and PEER 1 better understand and meet
IT needs in order to reduce risks and costs, as well as create more efficient,
profitable systems.
    "We are excited to partner with Absolute Performance, a recognized expert
in this field. Absolute's comprehensive monitoring solutions will greatly
strengthen PEER 1's ability to exceed our customer needs," said Ted Smith,
senior vice president of operations for PEER 1. "Absolute's commitment to
reliability and quality service aligns with PEER 1's own belief in providing
customers the right tools to keep their businesses running smoothly."
    As an on-demand solution, Absolute allows PEER 1 and its customers to
take advantage of economies of scale to enhance the value of their IT
investment. The result is improved operational efficiency, application
performance, network service levels and reduced operating costs.
    "As the performance leader in hosting, PEER 1 continues to provide
innovative solutions for its customers in delivering value-added application
performance monitoring," said Absolute Performance CEO, Jerry Champlin. "Our
capabilities enable customers to validate the performance of applications and
service delivery in hosted environments, and dramatically impact time to
market using the PEER 1 offering."
    Through the partnership customers can choose the level of monitoring that
best fits their business, from basic to full application monitoring, synthetic
transactions and complete stress test tools. These comprehensive services will
reach across IT monitoring, management and reporting stack, including server,
OS, database and application monitoring, and management. These tools will help
give customers more access and visibility into their system performance and
capacity, providing vital data to make key business decisions such as when
there is a need to scale and how to best plan for growth.
    The demand for managed services continues to grow as companies
increasingly rely upon constant uptime and highly reliable services to support
critical applications and systems that support a business' viability. Having
an expert partner such as Absolute to manage those systems, identify
opportunities, predict challenges and help plan for growth is essential to the
many PEER 1 customers with information intensive operations.
    About PEER 1
    PEER 1 believes in the limitless opportunity of the Internet, and the
business growth potential it provides for its more than 10,000 customers. As a
leading online IT infrastructure provider, PEER 1 offers a reliable high
performance Internet network supporting scalable managed hosting, dedicated
hosting through the ServerBeach brand, and co-location solutions. Backed by
its 100 percent uptime guarantee and 24x7x365 FirstCall Support(TM), PEER 1
ensures customers' online presence is always fast, always available. Since
1999, PEER 1 has grown to include 15 state-of-the-art data centers in North
America and points-of-presence in Europe. The company's headquarters are in
Vancouver, Canada and the stock is traded on the TSX under the symbol PIX. For
more information visit:
    About Absolute Performance
    Absolute Performance, Inc., a leading application performance management
service provider, delivers innovative products and services that help
organizations get more productivity and value from their business critical
applications, eCommerce sites and OnDemand application performance to end
users. Through a deep expertise in IT operations and a continued focus on what
works best, Absolute Performance helps companies meet higher expectations for
their end user experience. For more information visit:

For further information:

For further information: Media, Abigail Faylor, +1-425-452-5497,, for PEER 1; or Jenn Conner, +1-303-443-7000, ext.
535,, for Absolute Performance Web Site:       

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