SOURCE: TELEHOUSE America

July 07, 2005 08:15 ET

TELEHOUSE and CIBER, Inc. Form Alliance

CIBER Opts for Dedicated Space at TELEHOUSE Center in Staten Island

NEW YORK, NY and GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 7, 2005 -- TELEHOUSE America, the leading provider of high-level data center and collocation facilities, international internet exchanges, and business continuity and disaster recovery solutions, and CIBER, Inc. (NYSE: CBR), an international system integration consultancy that serves both private and government sector clients, today announced a new partnership, coupled with CIBER taking on a significant presence at the TELEHOUSE Center. The partnership enables both companies to leverage each other's strengths.

By leasing a private data center suite at TELEHOUSE's Staten Island facility, CIBER will leverage TELEHOUSE's capabilities and Tier-1 qualifications. CIBER will run and manage this private suite space, which offers them a totally secure, self-contained facility for data processing. It will help CIBER best serve client needs, given its strong recent growth in hosting and managed services projects. CIBER's clients include federal, state, and local governments, and Fortune 500 companies in the communication, financial, food & beverage, healthcare, higher education, manufacturing, service, retail, and technology industries.

TELEHOUSE, in turn, will leverage CIBER's top-level expertise in application development and maintenance, server and database management, and help desk support. It can offer these services to clients utilizing TELEHOUSE's carrier-neutral data centers, collocation, business continuity, managed enterprise services, operational products, and Internet exchanges.

These services are available immediately to both firms' existing customers.

"Working with CIBER immediately makes us an even more diverse company," said Atsushi Iizuka, Vice President of Sales and Marketing of TELEHOUSE. "We see activity in the IT marketplace significantly escalating. CIBER's global reach in the corporate and government sectors and its extensive selection of world-class services, including application development and maintenance, server and database management, help desk, and backup environments, immediately helps us meet that demand. Our clients instantly benefit from CIBER and TELEHOUSE working together."

"TELEHOUSE is a world-class data center facility with most impressive security and support services," said Mark Perlstein, Vice President and Area Director, CIBER IT Operations for New Jersey and NYC. "Locating at TELEHOUSE and partnering with them enables us to offer our clients the benefits of one of the country's most secure locations. This positions us to maintain our business growth pattern and expand into new opportunities offered to us via TELEHOUSE."

About TELEHOUSE

TELEHOUSE America is a pioneer of carrier-neutral collocation space and services. Since 1989, they have provided secure, power-protected environments where customers can house and operate their telecommunications and network resources. Companies from a wide range of industries locate their mission critical equipment at TELEHOUSE's collocation "meet-me-centers" in NY or CA to profit from the potential business opportunities that exist from other TELEHOUSE customers. Among the many benefits of collocating with TELEHOUSE is the ability to connect to state-of-the-art peering exchanges in New York (NYIIX -- www.nyiix.net) and Los Angeles (LAIIX -- www.laiix.net). Through close ties to its European and Asian sister companies, TELEHOUSE also can provide continuous, cost-effective operation of network-dependent businesses globally. Please visit http://www.TELEHOUSE.com or contact us at sales@TELEHOUSE.com.

About CIBER, Inc.

CIBER, Inc. (NYSE: CBR) is a pure-play international system integration consultancy with superior value-priced services for both private and government sector clients. CIBER's global delivery services are offered on a project or strategic staffing basis, in both custom and enterprise resource planning (ERP) package environments, and across all technology platforms, operating systems and infrastructures. Founded in 1974, the company's consultants now serve client businesses from over 60 U.S. offices, 22 European offices and three offices in Asia. With offices in 17 countries, an annualized revenue run rate of approximately $975 million, and nearly 8,000 employees, CIBER's IT specialists continuously build and upgrade clients' systems to "competitive advantage status." CIBER is included in the Russell 2000 Index and the S&P Small Cap 600 Index. CIBER, ALWAYS ABLE. For more information, visit http://www.ciber.com.

TELEHOUSE® is a registered trademark of TELEHOUSE International Corporation of America. Copyright © 2001-2002, TELEHOUSE International Corporation of America, all rights reserved. CIBER and the CIBER logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of CIBER, Inc. Copyright © 2005. All rights reserved.

Contact Information

  • CIBER Contact:
    Diane Stoner
    CIBER, Inc.
    P: 303-874-2112
    E: Email Contact

    TELEHOUSE Contact:
    Michael Vallone
    TELEHOUSE America
    P: 718-355-2500 / -2572 direct
    E: Email Contact