McClatchy Interactive Awards Hosted Solutions Second Multi-Year Colocation Contract
Released on = March 14, 2006, 9:36 am
Press Release Author = Jonathan Jordan
Industry = Media
Press Release Summary = Companies extend partnership to deliver breaking news 24/7 in the digital age
Press Release Body = Hosted Solutions, the Carolinas' premier data center and hosting company, today announced that McClatchy Interactive, the Internet subsidiary of the McClatchy Company, has awarded the company its second multi-year hosting contract.
McClatchy Interactive provides both content and business support for interactive media nationwide, including the McClatchy Company's 12 daily and 17 community newspapers. McClatchy papers such as the News & Observer, Sacramento Bee and Minneapolis Star Tribune are read by millions of subscribers each day and operate leading news Web sites and portals across North America. Hosted Solutions will provide colocation services, high-availability bandwidth (200 Mbps), 14 cabinets of equipment and 24/7 advanced monitoring services out of their Raleigh data center for all of McClatchy's newspapers as well as other McClatchy Interactive clients.
"Subscribers rely on our Web sites and portals to deliver up-to-the-minute, breaking news and information," said Mike Dickerson, Technology Manager for McClatchy Interactive. "Over the last two years we have come to rely on Hosted Solutions as our partner for ensuring this delivery is not interrupted. Expanding our relationship was absolutely the best decision. We look forward to working with the Hosted Solutions team for many more years to come." This announcement comes shortly after The McClatchy Company released plans to purchase Knight Ridder Inc., the publisher of 32 newspapers including the Charlotte Observer.
"We take great pride in our company every time a client decides to renew or expand upon their relationship with us," said Hosted Solutions CEO Rich Lee. "This is certainly no exception. We truly respect McClatchy's 147-year heritage in the news business and are excited to be contributing to the company's future." Hosted Solutions' full suite of services includes Colocation, Fully-Managed Servers, Dedicated Servers, Business Continuity Services, Managed Storage, Enterprise Backup, Managed Firewall, Intrusion and Vulnerability Detection, Load Balancing, High Availability Clustering and comprehensive 24/7 Monitoring and Management of e-commerce infrastructures.
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About The McClatchy Company The McClatchy Company, headquartered in Sacramento, Calif., is a leading newspaper and internet publisher. It publishes 12 daily and 17 non-daily newspapers located in western coastal states, North and South Carolina, and the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul. McClatchy has daily circulation of 1.4 million and Sunday circulation of 1.8 million. McClatchy\'s newspapers include, among others, the Star Tribune in Minneapolis, The Sacramento Bee, The Fresno Bee and The Modesto Bee in California, The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.) and the Anchorage Daily News.
McClatchy also operates leading local websites in each of its daily newspaper markets, offering readers information, comprehensive news, advertising, e-commerce and other services, and owns and operates McClatchy Interactive, an interactive operation that provides websites with content, publishing tools and software development. McClatchy is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol MNI.
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