SOURCE: TELEHOUSE America

June 01, 2005 08:00 ET

Yamaha Music Interactive, Inc. Selects TELEHOUSE as Its New Colocation Facility

Musical Instrument Manufacturer's Interactive Arm to House Its Equipment at the BROADWAY Center at 25 Broadway in Manhattan

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 1, 2005 -- TELEHOUSE America announces the signing of an agreement with Yamaha Music Interactive, Inc. to provide the global musical instrument manufacturer's interactive arm with colocation facilities and managed services. Yamaha will use TELEHOUSE's BROADWAY Center to house and manage their enterprise operation.

The BROADWAY Center, also known as 25B, is in downtown Manhattan at 25 Broadway. It offers dedicated colocation space, high-end managed services, and 24x7 onsite support to a broad spectrum of industries and companies. 25B also is the home of the NYIIX, the New York International Internet Exchange, which offers a seamless fabric with a 10GigE interface speed between 25 Broadway and the 60 Hudson Street and 111 8th Avenue carrier hotels.

Yamaha is very highly regarded in the entertainment world for its musical instrument quality. They provide a broad spectrum of musical products for individual and orchestral performers. Yamaha manufactures pianos, digital pianos, keyboards, digital instruments, drums, guitars, stringed, wind, and percussion instruments and accessories, professional audio equipment, and music education products. Yamaha Music Interactive, Inc. is engaging in maintaining, hosting, and promoting web sites for Yamaha's musical instrument-related business.

"As one who has deep music industry roots, I am very excited about Yamaha's decision to select TELEHOUSE. Their arrival at our BROADWAY Center further illustrates TELEHOUSE's ability to offer diverse and highly effective solutions to the entertainment sector," said Michael Vallone, Head of Marketing at TELEHOUSE America. "The benefits of our colocation facilities and our International Internet Exchange, the NYIIX, continues to fuel our growth in the media, entertainment, and sports sector."

"As we expand our business and activities on the Internet, we require a reliable and cost-effective facility for our systems, and TELEHOUSE offers us exactly what we need," said Jun Sumii, Chief Operating Officer at Yamaha Music Interactive, Inc.

About Yamaha

Yamaha Music Interactive, Inc. is one of the subsidiaries fully owned by Yamaha Corporation in Japan, aiming to facilitate business development over the Internet along with several musical instruments, such as the Disklavier (player piano) and IDC (Internet Direct Connection) equipped electronic keyboards.

About TELEHOUSE America:

TELEHOUSE is a stable and trusted pioneer of carrier-neutral colocation space and services. Since 1989, they have provided customers with secure, power-protected environments where they can house and operate their telecommunications and network resources. Companies from a wide range of industries have chosen to locate their mission critical equipment at one of TELEHOUSE's colocation "meet-me-centers" in New York and California, to take advantage of the potential business opportunities that exist from other TELEHOUSE customers. Among the many benefits of colocating with TELEHOUSE is the ability to connect to state-of-the-art peering exchanges in New York (NYIIX) and Los Angeles (LAIIX). Through its sister companies in Europe and Asia, TELEHOUSE also can provide continuous, cost-effective operation of network-dependent businesses around the world. For more information, please visit www.TELEHOUSE.com or contact us at NYIIX_25B_60H_111E@TELEHOUSE.com

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