Inflow Selected as Managed Services Provider for Frontier Airlines
DENVER, Jan 22, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- InFlow, Inc., a leading provider of managed web hosting and IT services, announced today the addition of a new customer, Denver-based Frontier Airlines, a national air carrier that provides service to 38 cities from its Denver International Airport hub.
Frontier Airlines' Web Site generates more than 30 percent of the company's flown revenue. Frontier chose Inflow as its managed service provider because of its redundant hosting locations, reliability and security. The company also sought the expertise of Inflow's onsite technical staff for ongoing business support.
"The airline industry is changing rapidly and over the years, Frontier's web hosting needs have evolved from a single server to a multiple server cluster," said Frontier Airline's Director of Information Technology Jeff Truax. "We needed to find a service provider that could grow with Frontier Airlines as we continue to build our Web presence. We were impressed with Inflow's comprehensive services, their redundant hosting locations, the security of their hosting, and their attention to customer service."
Inflow will provide Frontier Airlines with a managed multi-homed Internet access service, with guaranteed 100 percent availability, and managed security services delivered in a highly secure and redundant data center environment designed to protect Frontier's critical IT infrastructure and ensure uptime for Frontier's web presence.
"We were thrilled to partner with Frontier Airlines to help expand their web presence," said Leigh Wilbanks, General Manager for the Inflow Internet Data Center (IDC) in Denver. "Frontier's application is critical to their business and requires a sophisticated set of solutions to ensure uptime. Inflow's proven service delivery and technical expertise will enable Frontier to continue to rapidly expand their web initiatives while maintaining a quality customer experience."
About Frontier Airlines
Denver-based Frontier Airlines employs approximately 3,000 aviation professionals and is the second-largest jet service carrier at Denver International Airport. Frontier and its regional jet partner Frontier JetExpress offer service to 39 cities. Frontier's fleet consists of 37 aircraft, which feature a single-class configuration. In 1999, 2000 and 2001, Frontier's maintenance and engineering department received the Federal Aviation Administration's highest award, the Diamond Certificate of Excellence, in recognition of 100 percent of its maintenance and engineering employees completing advanced aircraft maintenance training programs. In April 2002, Entrepreneur ranked Frontier one of two "Best Low-Fare Airlines." Frontier provides capacity information and other operating statistics on its Web site, which may be viewed at www.frontierairlines.com.
Inflow provides facilities-based IT solutions to companies with critical business and network applications. Founded in 1997, Inflow opened its first Internet Data Center (IDC) in June 1998 and currently serves more than 680 customers from its IDCs in 12 markets throughout the U.S. The Company offers customers a cost-effective outsourced alternative that is secure, redundant and fully managed. Core services include colocation, network management, managed security services, application management, data storage and InflowNet(TM), a proprietary Internet access service that guarantees 100% availability. Additional services include business continuity, Intelligent Routing for Internet access, content distribution, load balancing and remote enterprise data center management.
In June 2002, Inflow completed an equity financing of $35 million, bringing total capital raised to more than $300 million. Investors include Meritage Private Equity Funds, Centennial Ventures, Telecom Partners, Spire Capital Partners, The Halyard Capital Fund, GE Capital and PNC Equity.
For additional information and IDC locations, please visit www.inflow.com or call 877/321-2464. To call the Denver IDC or to speak with Leigh Wilbanks, please call 720/932-5830.