FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Red Hill Networks, Inc joins Cable & Wireless' Enhanced Solutions Provider
Initiative Allows Red Hill Networks, Inc to Offer Expanded Internet Services
Tustin, CA - April 24, 2000
Red Hill Networks, Inc a leading provider of IP load balancers announced
today that it joined the Cable & Wireless (NYSE: CWP) Enhanced Solutions
Provider (ESP) program. The program allows Red Hill Networks, Inc to
offer customers its WebMux family of IP load balancers along with Cable
& Wireless' extensive menu of data and Internet services - including
dedicated Internet access, web hosting, DSL, IP-based Virtual Private
Networking (VPN), and Virtual ISP services - using Cable & Wireless'i
premier Tier 1 backbone.
Cable & Wireless, a leading global provider of Internet, data, voice and
messaging solutions, recently introduced the company's innovative new
Enhanced Solutions Provider Program, an initiative that is establishing
a network of service providers that will act as a source of
one-stop-shopping for businesses.
The ultimate result of participating in the unique program,
says S.Y. Lu, Vice President of Business Operation is that Red Hill
Networks, Inc clients will receive exactly the comprehensive network
solutions they need.
"We are pleased to have this opportunity, not just to work closely
with Cable & Wireless, but also to deliver highly customized solutions
that are everything our customers need for their networks," said S.Y. Lu
"Red Hill Networks is raising the bar. We recognize how competitive
the marketplace is today, and we are making every effort possible to
ensure our clients are well-equipped not just to compete, but to
lead in their market space."
Red Hill Networks' WebMux family of load balancers provides high
performance and high availability to customer's web sites. The
quality, performance and ease of use of the WebMux have won high
praises from the customers. Recent satisfied customers include
U.S. Navy and Combined Digital, an on-line e-commerce concern.
The introduction of this alliance program maximizes the availability
of Cable & Wireless' expanding portfolio of data and Internet
services while creating an easier way for Red Hill Networks' customers
to order Internet-based services. Cable & Wireless provides U.S.
businesses with a wide range of data and Internet services including,
digital subscriber line (DSL) services; web hosting services;
IP-based VPN and Managed Firewall (MFW) services; dedicated Internet
access; and Virtual ISP, a private label service that allows businesses
and other organizations to market and sell Internet Service - under
their own company names - using Cable & Wireless' Tier 1 backbone
and network maintenance.
About Red Hill Networks, Inc
Red Hill Networks is a Tustin, California based e-commerce Infrastructure
Company that specializes in Internet server reliability solutions.
In addition to the WebMux, Red Hill also markets WebSpray, the web
server stress test tool, the firewall product, FireSafe, and the
upgradeable network router IntelliRoute 7000.
About Cable & Wireless
With customers in 70 countries, Cable & Wireless is a major global
telecommunications business with revenue of around $13 billion in
the year ended March 1999 and over 50,000 employees. Its businesses
around the world offer a range of services spanning broadband data
and Internet services, fixed and mobile voice, as well as interactive
entertainment and information. Cable & Wireless' priority for
expansion is the fast growing market of data and IP (Internet Protocol)
services for business customers. Since November 1998, it has announced
major investments in advanced networks in the US and Europe, the
restructuring of Cable & Wireless Communications in the UK and has
acquired full control of Cable & Wireless IDC in Japan to support
this strategy. Cable & Wireless now holds a unique position in terms of
global coverage and services to business customers.
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