News Release

InterNet2000 Enters Web Hosting Marketplace With a Cisco Access Solution

Web design company deploys Cisco AS5200 for Internet access
Feb 19, 1997

SAN JOSE, Calif. - February 19, 1997 - Cisco Systems, Inc.announced today that InterNet2000 will design its Web hosting servicearound a Cisco family of switches and AS5200 dial access servers. InterNet2000 plans to deploy a Cisco solution to quickly ramp up its newWeb hosting and Internet access services.

InterNet2000 and Cisco are working together to deliver an end-to-end,scaleable solution which combines a host of differentiated Cisco IOS(TM)software network services with high performance access platforms. Theflexibility and scalability of this solution will enable InterNet2000 toreduce operating expenses, lower costs and decrease time to market withnew services. InterNet2000's customers will now have Internet accessand the ability to publish their Web sites through this new Web hostingservice.

"We chose to build our business around Cisco products after exhaustiveresearch. We found that Cisco offered the best combination of price andscalability, in addition to their excellent customer service andtechnical support. We were able to begin accepting customers overnight,which is very important in such a competitive industry. Cisco'sintegration of state of the art technology with leading industrystandards has allowed us to concentrate on the business at hand, ratherthan the technology," said Tony Roccia, president of InterNet2000.

InterNet2000, founded in 1996, is a full-service Internet serviceprovider, specializing in Internet solutions with an emphasis onintegrating a company's Internet presence into their existing sales,marketing and promotional plans. InterNet2000 services includedelivering the latest in video teleconferencing, banking and dynamic webdesign enabling its subscribers to be at the forefront of leading-edgetechnology.

"Together with service providers such as InterNet2000, Cisco is makingit easier for customers to harness the power of the Internet - withoutthe complication of dealing with several vendors," said Kevin Kennedy,vice president and general manager of Cisco's Access Business Unit. "The Cisco AS5200 universal access server is enabling Internet-focusedbusinesses to scale their service offerings to include Internet accessand Web hosting services."

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InterNet2000 offers individual and corporate dial-up access plans, webdesign and hosting, and related computer and networking services.

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