PEER 1 Network Enterprises, Inc.
TSX VENTURE : PIX

PEER 1 Network Enterprises, Inc.

April 12, 2007 08:30 ET

PEER 1 Announces Partnership With ControlScan to Deliver More Proactive Security Service

Customers will be actively scanned twice monthly for over 14,000 known vulnerabilities

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - April 12, 2007) - PEER 1 Network Enterprises, Inc. (TSX VENTURE:PIX) is pleased to announce their partnership with ControlScan, a market leader in e-commerce security and marketing services. This partnership allows PEER 1 to offer its dedicated hosting customers an affordable solution for scanning their servers for the latest vulnerabilities. It also satisfies the rigorous payment card industry (PCI) compliance scan requirements.

"ControlScan is excited about this partnership and the customized client-friendly interface created for PEER 1," said Aaron Biddar, president of ControlScan. "It is refreshing to see one of the largest web hosting companies take such a proactive approach to their client's security and provide a solution that meets PCI requirements."

"PEER 1 has been very pleased working with ControlScan in delivering a customized SaaS-based scan inclusive of an on-demand scan portal for our customers," said Ted Smith, VP of PEER 1's dedicated hosting division. "The scan service will allow PEER 1 to be proactive to alert customers on new vulnerabilities and changes to customer server environments. The scan service also allows us to bundle consultation services to address and correct vulnerabilities."

PEER 1 utilizes ControlScan's award-winning, PCI-approved scanning solution to provide a safe platform from which their customers can perform online business. PEER 1 customers will be actively scanned for over 14,000 known vulnerabilities with a database that is updated twice daily. This will ensure their servers are safe and protected from recent threats. This system will also allow PEER 1 customers to gain greater insight and management of their hosted server security.

About PEER 1

PEER 1 is a leading Internet infrastructure provider delivering highly scalable hosting solutions to ensure a client's online presence is fast performing and available 100% of the time. Since its inception in 1999, the company has grown to include data centers and network points of presence in 17 major cities across North America and Europe, all connected by PEER 1's world class Internet network. PEER 1 serves a variety of small- and medium-sized businesses including emerging technology companies, hosting providers, online gaming providers, Internet phone (VoIP) companies, and professional services organizations. The company's headquarters are in Vancouver, Canada and the stock is traded on the TSX Venture exchange under the symbol PIX. For more information www.peer1.com or www.dedicatedhosting.com.

About ControlScan

ControlScan is a market leader in e-commerce security, enabling businesses and consumers to have confidence in a connected world. ControlScan helps its customers protect their infrastructure, information, and interactions by delivering services that address risks to security and compliance. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, ControlScan has customers in over 20 countries and secures thousands of transactions daily. ControlScan is a payment card industry approved scanning vendor and offers affordable internet security and marketing solutions to businesses of all sizes. For more information about ControlScan, please visit www.controlscan.com or call toll free, at 1.800.825.3301.

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