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Caribe.Net's Opens Internet Data Center in San Juan

July 26, 2001
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San Juan -- Caribbean Internet (Caribe.Net), Puerto Rico’s largest independent Internet Service Provider, today announced the opening of the Critical Hub Data Center in San Juan, P.R. Critical Hub is the company’s first Data Center in Puerto Rico. The millionaire facility will serve as a world class international eCommerce center, providing businesses throughout the Caribbean with the most advanced technologies, security, and high-speed bandwidth for housing their eCommerce sites and business applications over the Internet.

Critical Hub is part of Caribbean Internet’s strategy to provide complete Internet solutions for business on a global scale. Critical Hub offers managed hosting services and complete Web hosting solutions, with Caribbean Internet purchasing and maintaining the Internet equipment, software and security to reduce the customer's capital costs of mission-critical business applications on the Internet. Critical Hub also provides dedicated and shared web hosting, collocation, customized eCommerce and multimedia services.

In addition, Critical Hub is equipped to manage business-critical applications services that include ASP, eCommerce and multimedia services. With this technology, the San Juan facility is uniquely positioned to provide businesses with an end-to-end suite of Internet solutions, including the most technologically advanced, reliable and secure web hosting services available.

"Our new San Juan facility is another example of how Caribbean Internet can offer companies a complete eBusiness Internet solution - from managed ASP to multimedia services - all within our state-of-the-art data center," said Carlo Marazzi, president of Caribbean Internet.

Internet connectivity in the facility is integrated directly into Caribe.Net's fiberoptic backbone, offering data center customers direct Internet access at gigabit speeds for maximum performance and quick scalability. The data center has redundant fiberoptic Internet connectivity, making the facility capable of serving the needs of the most demanding e-business sites.

Security is provided through various means, including advanced digital access control systems, motion and intrusion detection and full-time security guard monitoring, supplemented by other confidential devices. In addition, advanced video monitoring systems provide coverage of the entire facility.

The Critical Hub Data Center is equipped with optimal environment controls, including a fully redundant, state-of-the-art ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system with humidity controls, to ensure its customers are up and running 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The power supply is a unique "system plus system" configuration, offering two uninterruptable power sources to each rack of customer equipment based on fail-safe systems including electric generators. The system is capable of running without municipal power grids.

Headquartered in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Internet is an Internet Carrier offering global e-commerce infrastructure, end-to-end IT solutions and a full suite of retail and wholesale Internet services. Additional information about Caribbean Internet can be obtained by e-mail at, by accessing the web site at, or by calling (787) 728-9000.

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