PEER 1 Hosting Appoints New Vice President of Sales

VANCOUVER, May 19 /CNW/ - PEER 1 Hosting, Inc. (TSX:PIX), a global online IT hosting provider, today announced it has appointed Jay Newman to the position of Vice President of Sales. Bringing more than 20 years of experience in sales and sales leadership, Newman will play a pivotal role in shaping the continued growth of PEER 1 Hosting.

In this brand new position at PEER 1 Hosting, Jay Newman will be responsible for the direction and management of all sales activities for the company and will be based in San Antonio, TX.

"We're absolutely thrilled to have Jay join our team," said Fabio Banducci, president and CEO for PEER 1 Hosting. "With his diverse and solid background within the storage and hosting industry, we're confident in Jay's ability to take on this brand new position to create a world class sales team and global sales strategy for PEER 1 Hosting going forward."

Jay moves from the Digital Recognition Network where he co-founded the fastest growing company in Auto Lending Asset Recovery. Prior to this role, he was Vice President of Enterprise Field Sales at Rackspace Hosting, where he directed a new sales segment for hosting services into midsize to Fortune 500 companies, and prior to that spent several years with EMC Corporation.


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About PEER 1 Hosting

PEER 1 Hosting is one of the world's leading IT hosting providers. The company is built on two obsessions: Ping & People. Ping, represents its commitment to best-of-breed technology, founded on a high performance 10GB SuperNetwork(TM) connected by 17 state-of-the-art data centres, 21 points-of-presence and 10 colocation facilities throughout North America and Europe. People, represents its commitment to delivering outstanding customer service to its more than 10,000 customers worldwide, backed by a 100 percent uptime guarantee and 24x7x365 FirstCall Support(TM). PEER 1's portfolio includes Managed Hosting, Dedicated Servers under the ServerBeach brand, Colocation and soon Cloud Services. Founded in 1999, the company is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, with European operations headquartered in Southampton, UK. PEER 1 Hosting shares are traded on the TSX under the symbol PIX. For more information visit: or

Forward Looking Statements:

Statements in this release relating to matters that are not historical fact are forward-looking statements based on current expectations, forecasts and assumptions that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, general economic conditions, changes in technology, reliance on third party manufacturing, managing rapid growth, global sales risks, limited intellectual property protection and other risks and uncertainties described in PEER 1 Hosting's public filings with securities regulatory authorities.

SOURCE PEER 1 Network Enterprises, Inc.

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