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Moebius Systems Release Hardcore NZ Web Hosting

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CONTACT: Email: thomas@kakama.com Voice: +64-21-622-999 (Thomas Scovell)

Moebius Systems Release Hardcore NZ Web Hosting Services

5 November 2000

Moebius Systems are pleased to announce the availability of their premium level managed co-location services; RackPoint. Providing New Zealand's most powerful Internet hosting solutions, this heralds the arrival of a suite of Internet connectivity services that has been previously unavailable in New Zealand: A Managed Server Environment.

Below the essential questions about this service are answered: What is this? Why is this important? Why is this different? Who is this for?

WHAT IS THIS?

RackPoint is a 'Managed Dedicated Server' facility, providing customers with an Internet connected server (which is leased, requiring little up-front cost). The server is dedicated to a single client only, and tailored to their specific requirements. Organisations are given full technical access to their server, and have the assistance of highly skilled Moebius Systems staff to enable them to configure each machine to their needs.

Moebius Systems provides rock solid infrastructure from an Auckland based Network Operations Center with redundant backbone internet connections, Uninterruptible Power Supplies and backup power generators. This ensures maximum uptime for their clients' mission critical systems.

RackPoint supports the majority of UNIX variants - including GNU/Linux - as well as Microsoft Windows NT. Standard services include backups, 24 hr/7 day telephone support, and uptime and service monitoring. In addition, more advanced features including 24hr error notification, dedicated bandwidth access, data quality of service and high availability clustering are also available. The technical experts at Moebius Systems are constantly watching over businesses' services to ensure optimum performance and are available on-call to modify them as clients' needs change.

WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT?

This is a first for New Zealand. It provides previously unavailable levels of flexibility and power of managed Internet services to any NZ business.

With RackPoint, Moebius Systems allows businesses to concentrate on excelling in their core competencies by providing them with out-sourced IT services that suit their requirements perfectly, bringing the full power of the knowledge economy to any NZ business that requires it without delay.

WHY IS THIS DIFFERENT?

The majority of web hosting, especially in New Zealand is "virtual hosting". Customers share a web server with a number of others on which they must compete for resources, and cannot tailor the server to their actual needs. Added to this is the fact that the majority of web hosting providers in New Zealand provide their services from US based networks, meaning they are not optimised for NZ customers.

The few providers of non-virtual hosting - allowing customers to have a server to themselves - are un-managed. This provides only placement of a server on an Internet connected network. This does not include any of the higher level managed services that RackPoint provides, and in many cases even basic ones such as routine backups and power redundancy are omitted.

Moebius Systems' RackPoint provides the best solution for those who require powerful tailored systems - at reasonable rates, and without the high capital investment required by in-house alternatives.

WHO IS THIS FOR?

Organisations with mission critical technical requirements will find that RackPoint's enterprise level network and uptime guarantees will provide the highest level of assurance available in the New Zealand IT sector.

Moebius Systems' heavily firewalled and constantly monitored networks will provide superior security for those organisations requiring sensitive data storage and transmission solutions.

This service also caters to providers of the more technically advanced sites that are becoming necessary to compete in international E-Commerce. These sites are tech-heavy and require both the flexibility and power that only a RackPoint dedicated server provides - efficiently and cost effectively.

ABOUT MOEBIUS SYSTEMS

Formed in May 2000, Moebius Systems provides total IT solutions for medium to large sized enterprises. Its goal is to enable traditional businesses to increase profitability and reliability of service provision. Moebius realises this vision by working with companies in re-engineering their information technology systems.

As an IT outsourcing contractor, Moebius Systems can provide for every aspect of a businesses' Information Technology requirements, effectively negating the need for a full time IT support department. This alllows businesses to benefit from the latest technical advances whilst dramatically reducing costs, and leaving them to focus on their core business competencies.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Technical Information and Sales Enquiries:

E-mail: info@moebius.co.nz Voice: 0508-MOEBIUS Website: http://www.moebius.co.nz/

Media Enquiries:

Email: thomas@kakama.com Voice: +64-21-622-999 (Thomas Scovell)

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