News Release

Fiberpipe, Inc. Earns Cisco Powered Network Status for its Hosting and Co-Location Services

Fiberpipe Selects Cisco Products to Deliver Superior
Dec 06, 2000

Fiberpipe Selects Cisco Products to Deliver Superior Reliability and High Quality Web Hosting and Co-Location Solutions

BOISE, Id. December 6, 2000 - Fiberpipe, Inc., ( a premier provider of New World Internet communications solutions and services for business and residential users, announced it is offering reliable, secure and high-performance hosting and co-location services over an end-to-end Cisco network infrastructure. Fiberpipe has deployed Cisco products, including Cisco 7500 and 7200 series routers, Cisco Catalyst 2900 and 4000 switches, PIX Firewalls and the Cisco AS5300 access servers. All of these products incorporate quality of service controls and greater traffic management capabilities into the network, allowing Fiberpipe to deliver flexible, cost-effective business class hosting and co-location services to customers with guaranteed service level agreements. Fiberpipe's designation as a Cisco Powered Network demonstrates that its services have met strict guidelines for quality and reliability.

"In receiving the Cisco Powered Network designation for our Web hosting and co-location services, Fiberpipe joins an elite group of Internet solution providers that have achieved industry-leading levels of network reliability and security," said Ken Birch, CEO and president of Fiberpipe. "By working with the recognized leader in networking and Internet infrastructure, we can assure our customers that our New World Internet communication services lead the industry in reliability, performance and innovation, while providing the scalable e-business solutions they need."

For businesses of varying sizes, Fiberpipe offers shared and dedicated web hosting, co-location services, multimedia hosting and web design, as well as broadband Internet access solutions. These services are ideal solutions for companies looking to outsource their Web hosting needs. Fiberpipe's Web hosting services enable business customers to focus on their core business while Fiberpipe provides the server, software, bandwidth and comprehensive management services.

"Fiberpipe has demonstrated a commitment to their customers by selecting industry-leading Cisco network equipment end-to-end," said Kevin Outcalt, senior director of service provider marketing for Cisco. "With Cisco equipment, Fiberpipe has an opportunity to offer the scale and breadth that small and medium sized businesses require. As a Cisco Powered Network member, we look forward to working with Fiberpipe on joint marketing and technology sharing activities."