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Peak 10 Selects Local Executive to Oversee Its Expansion Into the Atlanta Market

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August 29, 2007

Company Announces Plans to Aggressively Hire Over the Next Few Months

ATLANTA, Ga. (August 29, 2007) – Peak 10, Inc., the leading independent data center operator and managed services provider in the United States, has named Matt Searfoss, a well-known local executive, to head up its growth and expansion into the Atlanta market.  Peak 10, which recently announced the opening of a state-of-the-art Atlanta facility, has also announced plans to aggressively hire new employees over the next few months.

After a comprehensive search, Peak 10 selected Searfoss to build its Atlanta operations and to manage the delivery of its enterprise-class business solutions.  Searfoss brings more than 20 years of experience in Atlanta’s information technology industry to Peak 10.   He has served in various technical and sales leadership roles in other local Atlanta companies.

“Matt’s vision, leadership skills and integrity, paired with his success in a variety of technology roles makes him the ideal executive for leading our Atlanta data center operations,” said David H. Jones, president and chief executive officer at Peak 10.  “With a strong demand for our services and customer-focused solutions in the Atlanta region, Matt’s energy and expertise will play a vital role in our strategic leadership and growth in Atlanta, our second new market in 2007 and 8th primary location.”

Peak 10 has significant partnerships and involvement in the Atlanta market and Jones’ experience includes entrepreneurial ventures with a number of Georgia companies, including former Atlanta-based SouthernNet/Telecom*USA which was acquired by MCI.

Peak 10 plans to add 15 to 20 more experienced staff members to bring a customer-focused team and service mentality to the Atlanta market.  Peak 10 will be hiring positions in sales, operations, engineering and support from Atlanta’s local IT community.  For more information regarding open positions in Peak 10’s Atlanta data center, please visit the  Career Page  on the Peak 10 Web site.

“I’m very excited about joining Peak 10 to build its Atlanta market and I am delighted to be part of this high-quality executive leadership team.  Our Atlanta operation embraces the well established business strategies that are so well-known throughout other Peak 10 markets for enhancing customer growth,” said Matt Searfoss, Peak 10 Atlanta vice president and general manager.  “I look forward to working with an engaged staff and am committed to cultivating relationships and growing Peak 10’s customer base as we continue the company’s track record of success.”

Peak 10 enables companies to increase revenue growth, improve service levels, meet regulatory compliance and lower costs by maximizing internal IT resources and ensuring the security and availability of complex technology infrastructure.  The company operates eleven data center facilities in eight strategic markets with a growing customer portfolio that includes Global Knowledge, Pergo, Churchill Downs, LendingTree and the Jacksonville Jaguars.

About Peak 10, Inc.

Peak 10 is the leading independent data center operator and managed services provider in the United States, delivering scalable, economical and reliable solutions for hosting and managing complex information technology infrastructure.  Peak 10 owns and operates world-class facilities in Atlanta, Ga.; Richmond, Va.; Nashville, Tenn.; Louisville, Ky.; Tampa and Jacksonville, Fla; and Raleigh and Charlotte, N.C.  For more information on data center solutions from Peak 10, visit  www.peak10.com .

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"Our values are the foundation for everything we do at Peak 10, and are ultimately what enable us to earn our customers' business and their trust."
David H. Jones,
Board Member, Peak 10 + ViaWest