iNNHERHOST and CANTV Sign an Exclusive Deal to Provide Complex Managed Hosting and Applications Services

The Latest Hosted Microsoft Applications Will be Available Exclusively to Companies via CANTV.Net



Miami, FL — (BUSINESS WIRE) — June 13, 2001– iNNERHOST, a global provider of complex managed hosting and application services, and CANTV.Net, the leading Internet Service Provider in Venezuela, announced a partnership to bring the latest Microsoft applications to corporate and enterprise customers exclusively through CANTV.Net. As part of the partnership, iNNERHOST will provide the complex management of infrastructure and applications, while CANTV.Net offers the connectivity and access to their expanding customer base.

“As a result of our partnership with iNNERHOST, we will provide our customers the competitive edge they need to run the latest Microsoft applications without the high upfront costs involved in upgrading their hardware and software applications,” said Miguel Benatuil, President of CANTV.Net.

Through this agreement, iNNERHOST will be providing the infrastructure for running Microsoft’s .net Enterprise suite of server applications for building, deploying, and managing scalable, integrated, web-based solutions and services for CANTV.Net customers. CANTV.Net will begin to provide the services immediately.

CANTV.will now be able to store and maintain all of their clients’ information on safe and secure servers located in the United States and Venezuela, so that a company can have all of their information accessed anytime, anywhere. This provides their customers with the peace of mind that their data will be safe and secure in the event of a natural disaster, power outage, or security issue.

“We’re seeing a trend in the applications services industry in Latin America where companies are consolidating to leverage resources in the region. The real winners are those that are committed to delivering truly innovative solutions to corporations and developers,” said Luis Navarro, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of iNNERHOST. “Our partnership with CANTV illustrates how companies can partner to deliver solutions that are relevant to the market.”

About CANTV.Net

CANTV.Net (CANTV Servicios, C.A.) is the largest Internet Service Provider in Venezuela providing the largest bandwidth, and more points of connection and customer service personnel than any other Internet Provider.


iNNERHOST is a leading provider of complex managed hosting and application services for the Americas. As a provider of robust Microsoft-based solutions, iNNERHOST acts as a single point of engagement for its customers, providing the engine for building, operating and maintaining the infrastructure required to run and support crucial applications. iNNERHOST’s customers are able to capitalize on the latest technologies and packaged software applications quickly and cost-effectively so they can remain focused on their core business.