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Agreement Combines Tyco Telecommunications’ Global Strength of TGN with Jupiter Hosting’s Leading Edge Managed Services to Offer Customers Global Hosting Solutions

MORRISTOWN, N.J. - August 16, 2004 --

Tyco Telecommunications, a leading provider of international wholesale capacity and colocation services on the Tyco Global Network (TGN), announced today that it has signed a six year contract for colocation services at the TGN Santa Clara, CA TelExchange Center (TEC) with Jupiter Hosting, a rapidly expanding provider of dedicated and managed hosting services.

Under the terms of the six year lease agreement, Tyco Telecommunications will provide Jupiter Hosting with conditioned colocation space at the TGN Santa Clara TEC to support their portfolio of managed hosting services. Jupiter Hosting plans to expand the use of TGN TEC facilities in New York City, The Netherlands and Tokyo as part of its business expansion plans. Furthermore, the two companies have reached an agreement to jointly market and sell managed hosting services across TGN.

TelExchange Centers (TECs) are Tyco Telecommunications’ state-of-the-art colocation facilities that are strategically located at key telecom and business hubs in Europe, Asia, and the U.S. These facilities provide carrier class colocation with direct access to TGN’s global capacity services. In addition, the Santa Clara TEC provides customers with access to regional carriers and features direct connectivity to PAIX, Equinix and One Wilshire Blvd. in Los Angeles to directly connect with other telecom carriers and IP providers.

"Jupiter Hosting selected Tyco Telecommunications based on their ability to support our growing business needs for long term mission critical Data Center space at key locations around the world," stated Ray Taft, president and CEO of Jupiter Hosting. "Furthermore, our agreement to cooperatively market managed hosting services in Santa Clara and other TGN locations will enable us to scale our operations in a commercially and technically efficient manner and position both of our companies for long term operating success."

"We are pleased to have Jupiter Hosting as a TGN customer at our Santa Clara TEC and are committed to working with them to satisfy their long-term business needs," stated Scott McDonald, Tyco Telecommunications' director of business development. "Jupiter Hosting provides Tyco Telecommunications with a unique avenue to penetrate new segments in the hosting industry and enhances our ability to provide integrated global solutions to our customers."

Tyco Telecommunications, a business unit of Tyco Electronics, is one of the world’s largest providers of advanced global broadband communication solutions. The company sells secure city-to-city capacity services, colocation and managed services on its global fiber optic network – Tyco Global Network (TGN), which connects key telecom and business markets in Asia, Europe and the USA. Tyco Telecommunications offers a portfolio of global wholesale capacity services to carriers, ISPs, content providers, broadband service providers and large multi-national corporations. They are also the world’s only fully integrated supplier of transoceanic optical networks. For more information on Tyco Telecommunications, visit

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