AIS to Host Two Cloud Services Events on November 8

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Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, and Communications Technology Businesses to Benefit from Knowledge Conveyed by Cloud and IT Security Experts

SAN DIEGO, Calif., November 5, 2012 – AIS (American Internet Services), a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, cloud, and connectivity services, today announced it is hosting two cloud-related events on Thursday, November 8, 2012.

On Thursday morning, AIS is teaming up with BIOCOM (www.biocom.org), the largest regional life science association in the world representing more than 550 member companies in Southern California, to host a breakfast event featuring Dr. Timothy Chou, a Stanford University lecturer and noted authority on cloud computing. The topic is “Putting the Cloud in Context… Laying the Foundation for the Future.” The complimentary session will run from 8 to 9:30 am and is being held at the BIOCOM Boardroom, located conveniently at 4510 Executive Drive, Plaza 7, in the University Town Center (UTC) area of San Diego. Registration is still open; information is at: www.americanis.net/2012/conversation-cloud-computing-biocom-nov-8-san-diego/.

Later that day on November 8, AIS and CommNexus (www.commnexus.org), a non-profit technology industry association that works to accelerate the formation, growth, and success of the technology industry in the region, will be hosting “Cloud Security Considerations: What You Need to Know” at the AIS Lightwave facility. This CommNexus Security SIG (Special Interest Group) presentation features Dr. Timothy Chou and security expert Peter Bybee, CISSA, CISA, and takes place from 5:30 to 7:30pm. Refreshments will be served and attendance is complimentary for students, military, and members of the press. More information and a link to registration is at: www.americanis.net/2012/cloud-security-considerations-event-ais-san-diego-nov-8/.

“The cloud is a topic on the minds of many IT professionals and company leaders, especially as they engage in budgeting and planning efforts for 2013,” said Tim Caulfield, chief executive officer at AIS. “Now is a great time to get thought leaders in a room to answer questions and provide some valuable guidance for those in the Life Sciences, Communications, and Technology industries.”

About AIS & Cloud Computing

AIS recently announced AIS ClearCompute, a Life Sciences Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform that supports a growing library of popular research tools including BLAST, Galaxy, and RNA-Seq commonly used by biotech, genomics sequencing, and pharmaceutical scientists. It joins the company’s flagship cloud computing offering, AIS BusinessCloud1, San Diego’s first full-featured VMware-based cloud service built with state-of-the-art compute, network, and storage technologies optimized for security, performance, and reliability. AIS BusinessCloud1, which is also available in Phoenix, Arizona, provides small, medium, and enterprise customers a flexible migration path to the cloud for IT infrastructure expansion, disaster recovery, and test/development applications.

About AIS (American Internet Services)

AIS provides tailored data center and cloud service solutions to companies that require the best in security, compliance, connectivity, and customer service. AIS manages all aspects of IT infrastructure so that customers can focus on their core business. The company’s exclusive AIS Customer Advocacy™ service professionals have designed, implemented, and supported tailored packages for cloud, colocation, network connectivity, disaster recovery, managed storage, and managed security for more than 500 enterprises worldwide. Founded in 1989 and backed by private equity firms Seaport Capital, Viridian Investments, and DuPont Capital Management, AIS operates SSAE 16-compliant, SOC 1-, 2-, and 3-audited, redundant facilities in San Diego, Los Angeles, and Phoenix. For more information, visit www.americanis.net or call us at 1-866-971-2656.

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Media Contact:
Brian Wood, VP Marketing, AIS
(858) 576-4272 x110
bwood@americanis.net