National Computer Systems (NCS) has launched its Internet hosting service, Digit@l Centrix, to spur Asia's e-commerce initiatives.
SINGAPORE, May 2000 - Supported by BMC Software, Dell Computer and Sun Microsystems, Digit@l Centrix offers
server co-location and dedicated server hosting services.
"Digit@l Centrix fulfils NCS' goal of becoming Asia Pacific's one-stop total solution provider for e-commerce
undertakings," said Lau Soon Liang, assistant chief executive at NCS.
"Organisations requiring speedy, large-scale, quality Internet data center services without the heavy investments
in manpower and infrastructure will find the services at Digit@l Centrix a viable and cost-effective option. Companies
whose volume of Internet transactions is rapidly increasing can also turn to Digit@l Centrix to get bandwidth to
handle increased Web site traffic," Lau added.
One of the first subscribers of Digit@l Centrix is ALPNET Inc., a multilingual information management service
"The selection of Digit@l Centrix as our ASP hosting center completes the consolidation of our worldwide
ASP support endeavors in Singapore," Geraldine Lim, vice president and COO of ALPNET Inc. said.
Customers have a choice of rack space size and connection to the Internet, bandwidth and server monitoring.
They can also choose from a variety of open-system models that will grow with their Web-based businesses.
Using the Singtel Internet eXchange (SingTel IX), Digit@l Centrix operates throughout Asia Pacific with close
proximity to major interconnects for maximum connectivity rate and site performance.
NCS' Internet data center also has the necessary redundancy on multiple fiber trunks, power supply and multiple