American Internet Services (AIS) Bolsters Team with New VP of Sales

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Mark De John, an expert in the data center and the colocation industries, to drive expansion and go-to-market strategies

SAN DIEGO, Calif., November 30, 2010 – American Internet Services (AIS), a leading provider of data center and connectivity services in the western United States, today announced the hiring of Mark De John as vice president of sales. De John has over twenty years of experience with an emphasis on collocation and managed hosting services. He will be leading company’s expansion efforts.

“Mark has an impressive background that includes a successful track record at Savvis, Paisley Consulting, Cable & Wireless America, Exodus Communications and Deloitte,” said Tim Caulfield, chief executive officer at AIS. “His expertise combined with his commitment to providing superior customer service, make him an ideal match as we build a quality management team to lead our growth and expansion.”

De John has extensive sales management, management consulting and direct sales experience. He helped Savvis–a leader in cloud computing and managed infrastructure services– expand its customer base. Plus, at Paisley, Exodus and Cable & Wireless America, he played key roles in driving sales growth.

“AIS has a phenomenal foundation and is poised to do great things in the years ahead,” said De John. “I look forward to joining the team and working closely with current clients and prospects to provide world class solutions backed by superior customer engineering support.”

About American Internet Services

American Internet Services (AIS) is an enterprise-class data center and connectivity services company, with seven premium data center footprints in Los Angeles, San Diego and Phoenix. AIS provides unsurpassed security and award-winning redundancy for both primary and disaster recovery (DR/BCP) colocation setups, cost-effective transit and transport connectivity solutions over fiber, copper and wireless, as well as managed services such as geographic load balancing, Internet firewall security and remote data storage. Privately held, AIS is backed by Seaport Capital, Viridian Investments, and DuPont Capital Management. For more information, visit www.americanis.net or call (866) 971-2656.