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osRiver Chooses Hostirian for Colocation

October 10th, 2007 No comments

St. Louis, 10-10-2007 – osRiver recently migrated their production and application servers to Hostirian (http://www.hostirian.com), a leading customer centric Web Hosting provider based in the St. Louis area. Hostirian worked with osRiver to ensure that they met all of their requirements for Internet connectivity, power, cooling, and security. Hostirian assigned dedicated representatives to osRiver to manage the migration of there mission critical applications.

“It is a pleasure working with osRiver. Even after 10 years in this industry, I still get excited when we can provide a customer like osRiver a solution that fits their needs. I think the best part of the colocation business is the relationship you build with customers. It takes a lot of trust to house your entire production environment in a colocation facility, and Hostirian understands and appreciates this type of relationship”, said Ken Cox, Hostirian’s Vice President of Operations.

“The migration of our production servers and web applications went very smoothly. We incurred minimal downtime (even with transferring a class C) due to several Hostirian resources being readily available”, said Dustin Anders of osRiver.

About osRiver

osRiver is an enterprise consulting company who specializes in security and network management, UNIX technologies, and the integration of Open Source solutions. osRiver’s mission is to provide affordable, secure, and scalable solutions for their customers.

About Hostirian

Hostirian (http://www.hostirian.com ) is a wholly owned business unit of River City Internet Group (http://www.rcig.net), providing premium hosting, complex hosting , managed services and colocation services through its’ multiple carrier class facilities, multiple data center locations, each supported by online tools and personalized attention to client’s needs. Servers and applications are monitored by an onsite 24x7x365 NOC staffed by trained engineers. Clients include Web 2.0 search engine Ice Rocket, Interstate Bakeries, IntraISP, and CDM Sports.

Contact:
Brian L. Matthews
bmatthews@rcig.net

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GameRail Launches at QuakeCon 2007

August 2nd, 2007 No comments

GameRail Launches at QuakeCon 2007
High-Performance Network for Online Games Gives Subscribers the Edge


09-26-2005St. Louis, MO

ST. LOUIS & DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–At today’s opening of QuakeCon 2007, GameRail announced the official launch of its private high-performance network exclusively for online games, providing gamers an extraordinary advantage through substantially lower latency.

GameRail is the first and only high-performance low-latency private network in North America dedicated to the online PC gaming community. GameRails revolutionary bypass network was designed to meet the speed and quality needs of online gamers and delivers a direct-connect from the player to the game host, avoiding the congestion and inefficient routing paths of the traditional Internet. Lower pings and fewer hops mean more frags and a better overall online gaming experience. A reasonably priced subscription-based service, GameRail is installed as an easy-to-use, full-featured desktop client that includes a rich integrated game browser.

The newest release of the GameRail client provides our subscribers with an unbelievable visualization tool that confirms GameRails performance while giving them a simple one-stop experience for finding and joining games, said GameRails CEO, Mark Senda. “Were thrilled to be launching GameRail at QuakeCon, one of the largest player-oriented conventions. Here we can truly show players first hand just how much GameRail can have a positive impact on their gaming experience.

Online multiplayer computer gaming is one of the fastest growing entertainment activities in the U.S., with over 40 million people now playing regularly. GameRail is connecting over 34 million homes in the continental US, Alaska and Canada through partnerships with the top national and regional providers of DSL and cable broadband.

For more information about GameRail and to sign up for the free 30-day trial please visit the official website at www.gamerail.com.

About Gamerail

Progression LLC, a Missouri LLC, dba GameRail, (www.gamerail.com) is a facilities-based Content Delivery Network Operator that is dedicated to delivering superior performance to the online gaming community. GameRail directly connects game players with broadband to their favorite game hosts and vice versa, thereby eliminating game play degrading high latency hops on the Internet. GameRail has interconnection facilities in eight major US markets including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle and St. Louis.

Charter High Speed Internet Customers Gain Direct Access to GameRail

January 26th, 2007 2 comments

Missouri and Southern Illinois based Charter High Speed Internet customers now have direct access to the GameRail network allowing them to bypass the Internet for a superior online gaming experience.

St. Louis, MO (Stl Press Releases) January 26, 2007 – Progression LLC, dba GameRail ( http://www.GameRail.com ), today announced that it has completed a direct connection to the Charter High Speed Internet service network. The new connection bypasses the Internet and allows Charter High Speed Internet subscribers in Missouri, St. Louis, and St. Louis Metro East to decrease ping times to online game servers throughout the country by 25% – 75%. GameRail’s nationwide network directly connects gamers to game servers. Online gamers with broadband Internet service from Charter now have the shortest and fastest path to performance game servers offering popular titles like America’s Army: Special Forces, Battlefield 2 Ranked and Unranked, Call of Duty, Counter Strike Source, Enemy Territory Fortress, Half Life: Condition Zero, Half Life/ Counter-Strike, Halo: Combat Evolved, Quake 4, Teamfortress Classic, Tribes Vengeance, Unreal Tournament 2004, Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory, as well as dedicated servers and TeamSpeak slot rental.

“The GameRail network is further expanded with Charter Communications Midwestern footprint. Our network’s reach today covers most major peering points with partners servicing broadband subscribers from as far as Fairbanks, Alaska and as near as Chesterfield, Missouri. Access providers and game server hosts continue to jump on the rail in order to offer their customers the best online gaming experience possible” said Blake Ashby, GameRails President. “Charter customers can see for themselves the improved performance by riding GameRail. They simply register at www.gamerail.com” Ashby furthered.

Online multiplayer computer gaming is one of the fastest growing entertainment activities in the U.S., with over 40 million people now playing regularly. GameRail recently introduced the first network designed to meet the speed and quality needs of online gaming. GameRail’s bypass network delivers a “direct-connect” from the game player to the game host and avoids the congestion and inefficient routing paths of the regular Internet. Once GameRail and the subscriber’s provider of Internet access are interconnected, the subscriber’s game play packets bypass the multi-hop, high latency Internet and hot route on a dedicated, national broadband network connected to the game host.

About Gamerail:

Progression LLC, a Missouri LLC dba GameRail, (www.gamerail.com) is a facilities-based network operator that is dedicated to delivering superior performance to the online gaming community. GameRail directly connects game players to their favorite game hosts and vice versa, thereby eliminating game play degrading high latency hops on the Internet. GameRail has interconnection facilities in 7 major US markets including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle and St. Louis.

Contact:
John Alden
john.alden@gamerail.com

River City Internet Group Opens Third St. Louis Data Center

October 31st, 2006 No comments

Collocation, Disaster Recovery and BCP Services to be Featured

St. Louis, MO (Stl Press Releases), October 31, 2006 – River City Internet Group, LLC (RCIG) is pleased to announce that it has opened its third St. Louis Data Center, a 27,000 square foot Tier I facility located downtown at 710 N. Tucker. This facility will compliment its other data centers located at its Maryland Heights headquarters and in the Bandwidth Exchange building at 900 Walnut. The new data center will give RCIG one of the areas largest carrier class facilities with immediately available space.

“The demand for quality collocation space for both production and disaster recovery initiatives continues to grow,” stated Peter Esparrago, RCIG President. “This new data center will allow RCIG to continue to expand our Business Continuity Planning offerings. In addition to having a robust network, power and cooling infrastructure, this facility will have office space, voice and data connectivity, and workspace for companies to utilize during a disaster. ”

The new data center, located in the Globe Building at 710 N. Tucker, will accept customers ranging from a single cabinet to several thousand square feet. It offers abundant high-speed connections to multiple and diverse Tier I providers, UPS and generator backup, and 24x7x365 on site staffing to support its customers.

“The new data center is a sign of our commitment to continuing to expand our business in the coming years,” stated Brian Matthews, RCIG CEO. RCIG is also planning to open a fourth data center, this one in Kansas City, during 2007.

About Hostirian:

Hostirian, a division of River City Internet Group (http://www.rcig.net) was founded to meet the needs of regional businesses seeking a local web hosting partner capable of providing state of the art and cost effective hosting facilities, superb customer service and assistance in marketing and managing their business’s web presence. Hostirian offers shared web hosting services and managed web hosting services to businesses operating mission critical, multi-functional Web sites. In addition we offer Web hosting services to the rapidly growing number of application service providers, enabling them to more efficiently deliver their application services to their customers over the Internet. We also offer related value-added services, such as firewall management, stress testing and consulting services including capacity and migration planning. Our services give the customer the option to use their own hardware and software or we can provide the hardware, s oftware, network technology, and systems management necessary to offer our customers comprehensive outsourced Web site and application hosting solutions.

Contact:
Steve Szachta
steve@hostirian.com

Peabody Energy Successfully Transitions to RCIG Managed Data Centers

October 23rd, 2006 No comments

River City Internet Group completes managed build of new data center space to Peabody’s specifications, with move-in complete, managed network services follow.

St. Louis, MO (Stl Press Releases) October 23, 2006 – St. Louis, MO. October 23, 2006 – Peabody Energy today announced that it has successfully transitioned data center functionality to a new facility which was designed, built and managed by River City Internet Group (RCIG) . The facility is located in one of The Bandwidth Exchange Buildings, the Midwest’s premier carrier class data center facilities.

“Moving over 100 devices including servers, mainframes, legacy printers and also migrating data from legacy systems to new, highly robust systems was an event that we planned for and managed to, for over one year in advance” said Gary Kalbfleisch, VP Information Technologies, Peabody Energy. “River City Internet Group delivered from every aspect of the build and move, from their Senior Management, to onsite Support Engineers” Kalbfleisch furthered.

“Peabody Energy has such a great reputation for operational integrity, we really felt compelled to raise our own bar for service delivery to ensure their success and satisfaction” said River City’s President, Peter Esparrago.

Peabody Energy and RCIG have entered into agreements whereby RCIG delivers managed co-location space, network performance monitoring and other services for Peabody Energy.

About River City Internet Group

River City Internet Group (http://www.rcig.net) is an Internet delivery system holding company. RCIG  was founded in 2001 and invests in companies that are predominately focused on providing Enterprises and Carriers with Internet based products and services. In addition to traditional hosting and access services, RCIG offers, network monitoring and management, software development, wholesale back office and software services to Service Providers in the VoIP, IPTV, ISP, WISP and MVNO space.

Contact:
Brian L. Matthews
bmatthews@rcig.net

GameRail Completes Initial Funding Round

September 28th, 2006 No comments

GameRail’s advanced performance, online gaming bypass network model validated by financial community.

St. Louis, MO (Stl Press Releases) September 28, 2006 – Progression Networks, dba GameRail (http://www.gamerail.com), today announced that it has successfully closed on its initial funding round. The lead investor is River City Internet Group (RCIG), an area technology company, which will also provide a range of services. Robert Guller, President of The Broadband Exchange Building, is also a significant investor. GameRail has established its office at the Technology Entrepreneur Center (TEC) an area technology incubator.

“We are very pleased by the reception, enthusiasm and quick response of RCIG and our other investors, and also excited about the opportunity to join the TEC Incubator.” said GameRail’s President, Blake Ashby. “Our investors and partners are very sophisticated, and have decades of experience in technology and networking startups. Their investment is a great validation of our idea and the team we have assembled. With funding in place, we expect to go live with our initial network in the 4th quarter of this year,” Ashby furthered.

Online multiplayer computer gaming is one of the fastest growing entertainment activities in the U.S., with over 40 million people now playing regularly. GameRail will introduce the first network designed to meet the speed and quality needs of online gaming. GameRail’s bypass network delivers a “direct connect” for the game player to the game host. Players of online games currently must slog through dirty and congested Internet based transport lines, supporting geographically diverse players and game hosts via disparate providers. Present Internet based game play experience is further degraded by a lack of priority routing. GameRail subscribers are able to access GameRail’s bypass network through a partner access provider that has a local interconnection. The subscriber’s game play packets then bypass the multi-hop, high latency Internet and hot route on a dedicated, national broadband network connected to the game host.

“The GameRail network will change the expectations and economics of online multiplayer gaming” said Ashby. “Players of games like Counter Strike and World Of Warcraft will realize a significantly better game playing experience. Access providers and hosting companies will be able to give their customers a significantly better game playing experience while also reducing their own network and Internet costs. We will create a win-win situation for the industry.”

About GameRail:

Progression Networks, dba GameRail, a Missouri LLC, is a facilities-based network operator that is dedicated to delivering superior performance to the online gaming community. GameRail directly connects game players to their favorite game hosts and vice versa, thereby eliminating game play degrading high latency hops on the Internet. GameRail management is an accomplished, multi disciplined, tenured team with operational experience stemming from ISP, CLEC, Gaming, and Web Hosting industries with engineering, financial, customer support, sales and marketing backgrounds. The GameRail network will revolutionize online game play and seeks interested partners and players. 

About River City Internet Group:

River City Internet Group (RCIG) is an Internet delivery system holding company. RCIG (http://www.rcig.net) was founded in 2001 and invests in companies that are predominately focused on providing Enterprises and Carriers with Internet based products and services. Managing about a dozen investments and related web properties, RCIG has furthered its position in the online gaming space with like investments in the online game provider GameWatch (http://www.gamewatch.com) and online game tournament management system developer GameVantage. In addition to traditional hosting and access services, RCIG offers, network monitoring and management, software development, wholesale back office and software services to Service Providers in the VoIP, IPTV, ISP, WISP and MVNO space.

About TEC

The Technology Entrepreneur Center is the premier regional incubator for information technology and communications technology start up companies. With a mission to educate entrepreneurs and foster economic development, TEC provides unparalleled access to business mentoring, high-speed connectivity and cost-effective office amenities to help new companies become successful. TEC?s client companies include Global Velocity, Heaton Technology Services, iMobile Access Technologies (iMAT)

Media and Business Development Contact: John Alden, VP Corporate Development

Phone #: 314 -216-2044

Email: john.alden@gamerail.com

Website: http://www.gamerail.com

About Gamerail:

Progression LLC, a Missouri LLC dba GameRail, ( www.gamerail.com ) is a facilities-based network operator that is dedicated to delivering superior performance to the online gaming community. GameRail directly connects game players to their favorite game hosts and vice versa, thereby eliminating game play degrading high latency hops on the Internet. GameRail has interconnection facilities in 7 major US markets including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle and St. Louis.

Contact:
John Alden
john.alden@gamerail.com

Gamerail Contact:
john.alden@gamerail.com

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