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VIA NET.WORKS Selects Ensim Unify to Roll-out Its Pan-European Microsoft Hosting Platform [June 30, 2004]

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 29, 2004 – Ensim Corporation, the global leader in hosting automation software, today announced that VIA NET.WORKS, Inc. a leading provider of business communications solutions to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), has selected the Ensim Unify multi-service delivery platform and suite of service manager software to enable its pan-European roll-out of the Microsoft hosting platform. The expandability of Ensim Unify will give VIA NET.WORKS the flexibility to easily launch additional hosted solutions without development risks.

Ensim Unify, jointly developed with Microsoft Corporation, is the industry’s first carrier grade, multi-service delivery platform with a suite of service manager solutions for hosted services, including ASP.NET Web sites, Windows SharePoint Services and Microsoft Exchange 2003. Ensim Unify offers hosting service providers and telecom operators a common framework and a set of processes that streamlines the delivery of Windows-based services, gaining a single point of integration for existing business systems, new services and emerging technologies.

“Ensim Unify easily provides a critical component of our infrastructure offering which sets us apart from others in the European market,” said Rhett Williams, Chief Executive Officer of VIA NET.WORKS, Inc. “It is customizable and scalable for developers, resellers and SMEs, and gives their businesses the total control they are looking for. We now have the flexibility to offer Microsoft-based solutions today and to build and expand on these solutions tomorrow.”

Ensim Unify enables VIA NET.WORKS to successfully launch its hosted services within an aggressive time schedule with minimum upfront costs and risks. The platform offers VIA NET.WORKS the necessary expandability to rapidly introduce future solutions with ease and efficiency. Ensim Unify also lets VIA NET.WORKS deploy and deliver a full range of tiered services with the opportunity to maximize on revenues per customer. In addition to English, Ensim Unify enables VIA NET.WORKS offer its services to the French, Spanish, Portuguese, German and Swiss markets.

“Microsoft’s hosted solutions offer customers the wide range of services they need to effectively operate and grow their businesses,” said Micheline Germanos, director, Microsoft Hosting EMEA. “Our joint solution with Ensim provides customers with the services they need to efficiently accomplish their goals, while optimizing their investment returns.”

“We are very excited that an international leader of VIA NET.WORKS’s caliber has chosen Ensim Unify as their solution for offering hosted services,” said Sandip Gupta, president and CEO of Ensim Corporation. “Their reputation for providing leading-edge solutions, coupled with our feature rich and rightly priced software, will enable their industry partners and business customers to benefit at a level never before experienced.”

VIA NET.WORKS, Inc. (Nasdaq:VNWI; Euronext) is a leading provider of business communication solutions to small and medium-sized businesses in Europe and the United States. With the acquisition of European hosting company, AMEN S.A.S., the combined businesses serve more than 200,000 customers. The group’s comprehensive portfolio of business communications services includes hosting, security, connectivity, networks, voice and professional services. Through its solutions, partnerships and focused Industry Solutions and VIA NET.WORKS Express sales channels, VIA NET.WORKS is in a unique position to deliver long- term value-added services to its many customers and reseller partners. For further information, please visit our website: www.vianetworks.com.

About Ensim Corporation
Ensim Corporation is the global leader in developing and providing software solutions for the Web and application hosting industry. More than 80 Tier 1 hosting service providers (HSPs), including over one half of the top U.S. HSPs, use Ensim’s products to automate the provisioning, metering and management of their hosting offerings. Ensim’s professional-grade software currently hosts more than 750,000 Web sites and five million mailboxes, with an annual growth rate exceeding 100 percent. The company's comprehensive product line includes the industry’s first multi-service delivery platform, control panels, virtual private servers, and server management software. For more information, please visit our Web site at www.ensim.com, or call toll free 1/877-693-6746 within the United States, or 1/408-745-3300 if you are calling from outside the United States.

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