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June 17, 2009 17:15 ET

NetQuote Chooses Latisys

Company Leverages High-Density Data Center for Growth and Performance

DENVER, CO and FAIRFAX, VA--(Marketwire - June 17, 2009) - Denver-based NetQuote announced today that it has selected Fairfax, Va.-based Latisys, a leading provider of data center, managed hosting and managed services, for the colocation of NetQuote's business-critical Web infrastructure. NetQuote, a leading online insurance marketplace, provides pertinent insurance-related content, services and tools to consumers of insurance services to more than 25 million users spanning thousands of insurance agents throughout the United States.

Latisys will provide NetQuote highly secure and reliable, high-density colocation services backed by 100 percent service-level agreements for the data center's power and environmental systems. Latisys will also provide NetQuote with the "Latisys Managed Optimized IP," leveraging the rich network connectivity provided by some of the world's largest telecommunications companies with infrastructure in Latisys' U.S. data centers.

"The full set of Latisys services affords us the ability to adapt our IT infrastructure to meet the growth of our Web operations," said John Marosi, Director of Technology Operations for NetQuote. "Superior connectivity and the ultimate in colocation services, plus the availability of a full suite of IT infrastructure solutions, including its highly elastic managed computing offering, all add up to make Latisys the right service provider to manage the production environment for our Web operations."

Over the past few quarters, Latisys has expanded by more than 30,000 square feet its footprint of sellable data center space to meet growing customer demand. With robust, high-density power infrastructure and systems, Latisys provides customers with ample access to power and secure, resilient, carrier-rich facilities with direct backbone access to the major network carriers. This connectivity allows Latisys to provide customers such as NetQuote with "zero-mile" connectivity directly to multiple network providers.

"Latisys continues to attract major businesses, large and small, looking for best-in-class solutions for their IT infrastructure who know they can depend upon us for industry-leading products and services," said Corey Needles, Latisys-Denver General Manager. "NetQuote's decision to select Latisys underscores the compelling value proposition of our full portfolio of services. Customers who may select one solution today are interested in an IT infrastructure provider that can offer a diverse set of solutions to meet their future needs."

About Latisys

Latisys is a leading provider of co-location, managed hosting, managed services and disaster recovery solutions to all small and medium-sized businesses and enterprise customers. With a heritage serving business customers since 1994, and multiple high-density, SAS70 Type II certified data centers across the United States, Latisys offers scalable outsourced IT infrastructure management solutions that provide customers what they need, when they need it. As a data center-centric company, Latisys is quickly becoming the hosting company of choice for companies that demand more from their IT infrastructure partner. All while optimizing clients' return on investment. All while 'delivering more_'. Call Latisys today at 1-888-423-3477 or go to www.latisys.com to learn more.

About NetQuote, Inc.

NetQuote® is the Internet's most popular comparison insurance website that connects consumers with multiple insurance agents that compete for their business. Since 1989, we've connected more than 25 million people to the web's largest network of local insurance agents and national insurance carriers. NetQuote saves consumers time and money with objective insurance information and comparison shopping services for auto, home, renters, health, life and business insurance via www.netquote.com. We partner with the nation's top insurance carriers including Allstate®, Nationwide®, AIG® and Progressive® to make sure our consumers get the right policy at the best price.

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