I Host doubles size of Los Angeles Data Center after
only 20 months [8th December 2003]
Increased bandwidth, tighter security
means better service for clients
TX (December 8, 2003) - After only 20 months, C I Host
has doubled the size of its Los Angeles Center and upgraded
its bandwidth capability to meet its ever-expanding
Web hosting and Internet infrastructure business.
a time when other Internet-based businesses are cutting
back or shutting down, C I Host has been able to grow
and prosper due to its firm financial footing and focus
on its customer's needs.
are expanding and our client demand is higher than ever,"
said Christopher Faulkner, CEO of C I Host. "While
other co-location facilities have been shutting down,
we continue to grow."
addition to doubling the size of the LA facility, C
I Host has installed two more DS-3 connections from
Qwest Communications and Verio and a GigE Connection
from Cogent Communications.
brings our total bandwidth to a capacity that exceeds
1,100mbits/second," Faulkner said. "We are
capable of handling an additional 6,000 clients in our
LA facility, from the smallest to the largest."
protect against any physical or electronic attack, C
I Host has installed hot swap Cisco 7206 VXR routers,
added redundant firewall systems and installed additional
biometric security measures. Ten monitored CCTV cameras
that record every movement in the secure facility 24
hours a day. The center is now capable of holding 10,000
--About C I Host--
I Host (www.cihost.com),
based in the Dallas/Fort Worth market, is a Web hosting
and Internet solutions provider, domain name registrar
(DNR) and application service provider (ASP) serving
200,000 individual consumers and businesses in 182 countries
I Host creates business-class Web hosting solutions
for the small- and medium-enterprise (SME) market, with
the broadest portfolio of managed hosting and value-added
services in the industry. C I Host is accredited by
ICANN to register domain names.
C I Host is HIPAA-compliant and has
passed the SAS70 audit.
I Host has been ranked #1 in speed by the Adoloma Web
Hosting Guide. C I Host has been consistently ranked
among the Top 5 Web hosting companies out of 16,000
around the globe by c|net's Ultimate Web Host List,
HostPulse, WebHostsOnline.com and HostChart.com. C I
Host was named among the Top 25
Web hosting companies by HostIndex.com.
I Host offers turn-key services ranging from initial
domain name registration to custom dedicated servers
for e-commerce on today's Web. The company offers innovative
packages and services to the Internet community.
I Host operates three diverse data centers across the
United States, with its main facility and Network Operations
Center in Bedford, Texas. C I Host also has offices
in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and London.
telco-grade, tier-1 data centers are wholly owned and
operated by C I Host and consist of redundant diesel
generator backups and a temperature-controlled secure
environment with fully redundant UPS capability. All
server hardware is fully tested and configured for optimal
performance. Daily Web server backups and full fire
protection guard against any data loss. To deliver speed
and reliability, C I Host's servers are connected to
two OC-12 fiber connections, five DS-3 and two OC-3
lines from five diverse Internet backbones for a total
of more than 2.6 Gigabits of
D. Kent Pingel
Public Relations Director
C I Host
888-868-9931 ext. 7006