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Peak 10 at GDC Austin

Extolling virtues of their "virtualized services".

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (September 14, 2009) — Peak 10, Inc., the leading independent data center operator and managed services provider, will exhibit at the 2009 Game Developers Conference (GDC) at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas. At the conference, which begins tomorrow, Sept. 15 and runs through Friday, Sept. 18, Peak 10 will be helping game companies implement reliable real-time strategies for maintaining high-performance, scalable, fully-redundant and secure IT solutions to support their games and overall business operations.

Peak 10 computer game experts will be meeting with companies to audit their IT environments and share the benefits of innovative game hosting solutions. These solutions, coupled with Peak 10’s robust and geographically-diverse network, allow businesses to reduce the cost of maintaining their IT environments, powering game servers and with reduced latency and ping times. In addition to improving infrastructure, the solutions will improve alpha and beta testing, as well as the overall gamers’ experience.

“Producing a game from start to finish is a complex process and it’s important to architect a high-performance, secure and redundant IT environment,” said Bill Cashman, the solutions design manager for Peak 10. “Our IT experts are also experienced gamers and understand the intricate details that are essential in planning for a solid deployment. Our virtualized services offer a scalable, yet secure, solution that can serve as a strong foundation for game performance.”

Peak 10 is exhibiting in Meeting Room 8 on the expo hall floor. For more information on Peak 10’s game technology solutions, visit www.peak10.com/gaming.

“Our ability to deliver redundant environments is a tremendous asset for game companies, as they have an imperative need for reliable connectivity, fast performance and a seamless failover strategy, which can be achieved through our private network and geographically diverse footprint,” said Jeff Spalding, the executive vice president of market operations for Peak 10. “We look forward to providing a growing number of game developers, publishers and business executives with turnkey IT solutions to help support and fuel their future growth activities.”

Active in the computer and video game industry, Peak 10 offers cutting-edge IT services and virtualization solutions that allow game companies to reduce hardware and space requirements, optimize server utilization and provide higher levels of availability for their IT infrastructure. Peak 10 has leveraged this technology in customized solutions benefitting game companies in the interactive games sector such as Emergent Game Technologies, a leading source for all the game development tools required to build, test, manage and expand interactive games. Peak 10 owns and operates data centers in nine key markets that include Cincinnati, Ohio; Atlanta, Ga.; Raleigh and Charlotte, N.C.; Tampa and Jacksonville, Fla.; Nashville, Tenn.; Louisville, Ky.; and Richmond, Va.

About Peak 10, Inc.

Peak 10 is the leading independent data center operator and managed services provider, delivering scalable, economical and reliable solutions for hosting and managing complex information technology infrastructure. Its expert team embraces the industry's evolving technologies by adopting and tailoring solutions such as virtualization and cloud-based services as part of its robust managed services offering. The company's strong customer focus, financial stability, geographic diversity and technical strength attracts market-leading companies such as LendingTree, Global Knowledge, Pergo, Healthways, Churchill Downs and The Fresh Market. Peak 10 is SAS70 Type II compliant and helps companies meet the requirements of various regulatory compliance acts such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), HIPAA, PCI and Gramm-Leach-Bliley (GLBA). For more information on data center solutions from Peak 10, visit www.peak10.com.

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