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AIS to Host Two Cloud Services Events on November 8

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

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/05/12 -- 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 American Internet Services

American Internet Services (AIS) is an enterprise-class data center, cloud and managed services company known for its robust network, security and solutions engineering capabilities that help companies get the most out of their information technology initiatives. AIS operates secure, SSAE 16-compliant facilities in Los Angeles, San Diego and Phoenix, providing geographical diversity and redundant connectivity to create effective business continuity solutions. Expanding its portfolio into cloud services, AIS provides enterprise-grade, highly scalable Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) alongside traditional managed services (load balancing, security and archiving). By maintaining a focus on leading-edge technologies, AIS has become a recognized leader in delivering cloud strategies for the Bioinformatics and Life Sciences industries. In business for over 20 years, AIS is privately held -- backed by Seaport Capital, Viridian Investments, and DuPont Capital Management. For more information, visit www.americanis.net or call (866) 971-2656.

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For more information, contact:

Brian Wood
Vice President, Marketing
AIS (American Internet Services)
(858) 576-4272 x110
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Annie Gladue
Jedemi Communications for AIS
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