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Networks Telecom: Psinet pumps £30 million into application hosting

“ISP Psinet has given the emerging application service
provider market a major boost with the launch of a global hosting
centre…”

” ‘The centre will be a hybrid facility offering hosting to both
telcos and our own ISP customers,’ said Valerie Holt, vice
president of Psinet. ‘We are trying to physically prepare them for
the same kind of uplift in ability that was provided by the silicon
chip.’ “

“The centre will host applications on NT, Linux, and Unix
servers from HP. Three levels of server will all have mirrored or
RAID 5 grade disks or better. Customers will typically buy into a
service that provides a bandwidth of 128Kbps, with allowable burst
traffic of up to 10Mbps.”


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