Exodus Announces World Class Managed Internet Data Center Services; Designed For Fully Managed Internet Business Solutions.SANTA CLARA Santa Clara, city, Cuba
Santa Clara (sän`tä klä`rä), city (1994 est. pop. 217,000), capital of Villa Clara prov., central Cuba. , Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 3, 1996--Exodus Communications, Inc., the premier provider of managed Internet services for business, today announced the offering of scaleable managed Internet services through its new world class Internet Data Center.
Exodus new service offerings and facility are a result of accelerated growth and demand from business leaders for advanced Internet management solutions.
Exodus service focus is to provide Internet services with a management foundation. Exodus employs a suite of tools that allow a company to outsource the management of their entire Internet operation without the large commitment of internal resources. Exodus uses HP's OpenView as a management framework and SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) A widely used network monitoring and control protocol. Data are passed from SNMP agents, which are hardware and/or software processes reporting activity in each network device (hub, router, bridge, etc. manager and Remedy's action request system for unequaled customer support. Other tools include systems for load balancing The fine tuning of a computer system, network or disk subsystem in order to more evenly distribute the data and/or processing across available resources. For example, in clustering, load balancing might distribute the incoming transactions evenly to all servers, or it might redirect them , automatic backup/recovery, and web site analysis.
These tools along with the Exodus technical expertise allow a customer to receive:
Network and Network Equipment Management -- Set-up, administration, monitoring, and report generation.
Enterprise Security Administration and Management -- Design, set-up, monitoring, notification, maintenance, and report generation.
Network and Data Traffic Management -- Bandwidth monitoring, load balancing, marketing analysis and reporting.
Telco Line Management -- Provisioning, installation, tracking, monitoring, fault analysis and disaster recovery of data line.
System and Equipment Administration -- Set-up, installation, performance monitoring, maintenance administration, data back-up and recovery.
Facilities Management The management of a user's computer installation by an outside organization. All operations including systems, programming and the datacenter can be performed by the facilities management organization on the user's premises. and Administration -- Scaleable power management, fire suppression, system management, and personnel security system administration.
Application Systems Administration -- Standard Internet application to database integration, performance monitoring, back-up/recovery, automatic application restart, selective application systems maintenance and upgrading.
Database Management -- System administration, integration with the World Wide Web, and general database maintenance and recovery.
In conjunction with the managed Internet services, Exodus has also built a world calss Internet Data Center to support all Internet solutions. No other Data Center can boast the combination of elements that Exodus has built into their facility. It offers an uninterruptable power supply (UPS), high capacity diesel generator A diesel generator is the combination of a diesel engine with an electrical generator (often called an alternator) to generate electric energy.
Diesel generators are used in places without connection to the power grid or as emergency power-supply if the grid fails. , a mainframe style raised floor, customer isolated circuit breakers Circuit breakers
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In making the announcement, Dick Stoltz, Chief Operating Officer Chief Operating Officer (COO)
The officer of a firm responsible for day-to-day management, usually the president or an executive vice-president. , said, "Today's announcement reinforces Exodus' ongoing commitment to provide superior Internet solutions for the business market. Businesses are increasingly demanding total solutions which the average Internet vendor cannot provide. Our new Data Center will escalate our ability to offer scaleable solutions far beyond any Internet vendor in the market today. The Data Center is not for every business, only those serious about using the Internet to enhance their daily business activities."
The Exodus facility provides for many flexible solutions to meet the needs of today's business Today's Business is a show on CNBC that aired in the early morning, 5 to 7AM ET timeslot, hosted by Liz Claman and Bob Sellers, and it was replaced by Wake Up Call on Feb 4, 2002. requirements and budgets. For instance, a customer may choose from fully secured racks, a private cabinet or even their own cage. In addition to space requirements, a customer can also choose from Exodus' security services Security services are state institutions for the provision of intelligence, primarily of a strategic nature, but also including protective security intelligence. Examples include the Security Service (MI5) and the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) in the United Kingdom, and the and bandwidth on demand.
K.B. Chandrasekhar, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Co-Location offers businesses a cost-effective alternative to installing and managing a high performance Internet site. No longer does a business have to worry about building and managing their own facility, instead Exodus lends our expertise and skills to design a fully managed, cost-effective solution tailor-made for your business."
Founded in 1995, Exodus is a provider of managed Internet solutions for businesses. With the explosive growth of the Internet, businesses are turning to experts like Exodus who have the infrastructure and knowledge to create solutions to meet their Internet needs now and in the future. To meet these needs, Exodus created ExoSuite, an all inclusive product line which offers a managed solution to leased line A private communications channel leased from a common carrier. Most digital lines require four wires (two pairs) for full-duplex transmission.
(communications, networking) leased line Internet access, security, hosting/co-location, commerce and application development. For a full explanation of ExoSuite products and services, visit the Exodus web page URL URL
in full Uniform Resource Locator
Address of a resource on the Internet. The resource can be any type of file stored on a server, such as a Web page, a text file, a graphics file, or an application program. : http://www.exodus.net.
CONTACT: Exodus Communications, Inc.
Kathryn Weakley, 408/522-8450