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MediaBrains forms strategic partnership with 1105 Media

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MediaBrains, a leader in business-to-business online advertising, today announced it has formed a partnership with 1105 Media, Inc., an integrated business-to-business information and media company.

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Biznet Improves Internet Performance

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TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 15, 2008--Switch and Data (NASDAQ: SDXC), a leading provider of Internet exchange and colocation services, today announced that premium Indonesian broadband Internet service provider (ISP) Biznet has entered the company's Palo Alto data center to set up public and private peering agreements to improve Internet performance for its Indonesian enterprise and residential customers. Peering is the voluntary interconnection of administratively separate Internet networks for the purpose of exchanging traffic between the customers of each network. Peering is crucial to the operation of the Internet.

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AAA Carolinas Chooses Peak 10 Charlotte for IT Infrastructure Solutions

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CHARLOTTE N.C. - Peak 10, the leading data center operator and managed services provider, has been selected by AAA Carolinas to host and manage its Internet technology infrastructure within its state-of-the-art Charlotte data center facility.

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Switch and Data Hires Industry Veteran David Reitman to Launch Content and Entertainment Practice

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TAMPA - December 4, 2007 - Switch and Data (NASDAQ: SDXC), a leading provider of Internet exchange and colocation services, today launched a new practice focused on the Content and Entertainment marketplace.  The practice will enhance Switch and Data's current offerings with specialized expertise to assist digital media and online gaming companies design, develop, and deploy infrastructure solutions to support their business growth.  Switch and Data has appointed David Reitman, an 18-year industry veteran who was previously with AT&T, as vice president to develop and lead the practice.&; Switch and Data's state of the art facilities provide high power (AC and DC), cooling, and the PAIX peering fabric, combined with a broad geographic footprint, to meet the unique needs of these market segments.

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Switch and Data Introduces New High-Performance Data Center Standards to Support Power and Cooling Needs of Web 2.0

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New Facilities to Provide Industry-Leading 200 Watts Power per Square Foot and Available DC Power

TAMPA, Fla. - November 14, 2007 As Web 2.0 companies continue to deploy power-hungry servers to support rich content distribution, Switch and Data (NASDAQ: SDXC), a leading provider of Internet exchange and colocation services, will be ensuring an adequate supply of power and cooling to keep their businesses running. Switch and Data today announced that its new Dallas, New York Metro, San Francisco Bay Area and Toronto sites will be built to supply power and cooling at more than 200 watts of power per square foot. This power density is at or above that supplied by other national neutral colocation providers. In addition, all Switch and Data sites house direct current (DC) power plants and offer the option of DC power.

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New York Metro Site Leverages Switch and Data's Network Density to Provide Colocation and Interconnection Capacities

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TAMPA, Fla., November 6, 2007 - Switch and Data (NASDAQ: SDXC), a leading provider of Internet exchange and colocation services, today announced it is adding capacity in the New York Metro area to satisfy strong customer demand. The New York market is one of Switch and Data's largest and fastest growing markets. Switch and Data will interconnect this new site with access to more than 300 networks in its existing New York sites, making this one of the most densely interconnected facilities in North America.

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Kayote Networks Expands Market Reach for its Hosted VoIP Traffic Manager with Switch and Data PAIX VoIP Exchange

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October 31, 2007 -- Kayote Networks Inc., the leading provider of hosted Voice over IP (VoIP) interconnectivity solutions, announced today it has joined the Switch and Data/PAIX VoIP Exchange in New York to expand the market reach of its VoIP Traffic Manager (VTM). Kayote provides a hosted VoIP back office solution for service providers that allows customers to manage their routing tables, network and route performance, and customer billing through a secure, online application.

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Switch and Data Expands to Meet Demand in Fast Growing Dallas Market

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New Customer XC Networks Leverages Switch and Data's Dallas Network Density to Extend its Reach in Key Regional Hub

TAMPA. Florida - Oct. 8, 2007--Switch and Data (Nasdaq: SDXC), a leading provider of Internet exchange and colocation services, has secured new space adjacent to its existing Dallas INFOMART location, expanding capacity to satisfy demand in the market. New Dallas customer XC Networks has chosen Switch and Data's Dallas facility as a central place to interconnect with many networks and bandwidth providers and expand its "Linking your World" value proposition.

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Switch & Data Facilities Announces Completion of IPO

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Tampa, FL [BUSINESS WIRE]: Switch & Data Facilities Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: SDXC - News), announced today that it had closed its initial public offering of 13,416,667 shares of common stock at the public offering price of $17.00 per share, less underwriting discounts and commissions. Of these 13,416,667 shares that were sold, 9,000,000 shares were sold by the Company and 4,416,667 shares were sold by certain of the Company's stockholders (1,750,000 of which were purchased by the underwriters pursuant to their over-allotment option). The shares trade on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol "SDXC."

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