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PBL Signs Wider Deal with Hostworks

  • 14 July, 2003 15:49

<p>Publishing and Broadcasting Limited (ASX: PBL) has signed an agreement that continues its relationship with managed Internet hosting company Hostworks.</p>
<p>The preferred supplier agreement, which covers the period until 2007, will see Hostworks (ASX: HWG) continue to provide hosting services for the PBL group which includes ninemsn. It also potentially opens the door for other PBL businesses – which include Channel Nine, ACP and Crown – to take advantage of the services of Hostworks.</p>
<p>PBL Group IT Director Jack McElwee said the company had selected Hostworks after conducting a thorough review of requirements for its business. “Hostworks demonstrated the best overall fit for our needs,” he said.</p>
<p>Hostworks has provided managed Internet hosting services for ninemsn since 1999. ninemsn, Australia's leading website, is visited by about six million people each month. Formed in 1997, ninemsn is a 50:50 joint venture between the Microsoft Corporation and PBL.</p>
<p>Hostworks managing director Marty Gauvin said the company was pleased to continue working with PBL. “We are excited about continuing and broadening our relationship with PBL. We look forward to working with ninemsn and the other members of the PBL group.”</p>
<p>About Hostworks:
Hostworks is Australia’s leading provider of mission critical managed Internet hosting and operates one of only four worldwide data centres hosting MSN ‘Tier 1’ content for Microsoft.</p>
<p>Hostworks provides managed hosting for more than 10 per cent of all Australian web page views and manages over 300 transactions per second. Hostworks’ customers include ninemsn, Ticketek, Baggy Green, Austereo, Optus, Eurest, AAMI and Cisco Systems.</p>
<p>Hostworks’ state-of-the-art data centre in Kidman Park, South Australia, boasts 2.3 gigabits per second of Internet connectivity together with world-class monitoring and support systems operated by a team of Internet hosting experts.</p>
<p>Hostworks recently acquired its major competitor, Interpath Australia Pty Ltd.</p>
<p>For more information please contact:
Hostworks Managing Director Marty Gauvin on 0418 843 550
or contact Impress Media on 08 8431 4000.</p>

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