Digiweb Provides Managed Hosting Solution for Ask Jeeves / Ask.com

Pictured are James Kenny, corporate sales manager, Digiweb and Caitriona O’Sullivan, European operations manager, Ask Jeeves/Ask.com Digiweb is hosting the entire European IT infrastructure for Ask Jeeves (which operates as Ask.com outside the UK) Ask Jeeves is the 10th largest Internet brand in the UK [May 2009, ComScore] reaching 39% of the Internet population [source ComScore]. Digiweb, the national telecommunications and managed services provider, today announced that it has successfully completed a hosting, telecommunications and managed hosting solution for Ask Jeeves / Ask.com. Digiweb’s Dublin data centre will house the entire European IT infrastructure of Ask Jeeves / Ask.com. The Ask Jeeves website in the UK currently receives 15 million unique users per month. To ensure uninterrupted connectivity and 24×7 customer access to all of its sites, Ask Jeeves / Ask.com made the decision to migrate its European IT infrastructure into a secure data centre location.  Digiweb was chosen based on its unique ability to provide an independent national telecoms network and a dedicated data centre facility with the highest levels of security, capacity and resilience. Following the successful migration, Digiweb is now hosting the Ask Jeeves and Ask.com websites. To guarantee website availability for Ask Jeeves / Ask.com customers around-the-clock, Digiweb is providing Ask Jeeves / Ask.com with a tailored managed hosting and security solution.  Digiweb is also providing voice and data connectivity for the Ask.Jeeves / Ask.com team in Ireland. Caitriona O’Sullivan, European operations manager, Ask Jeeves / Ask.com, said: “Ask Jeeves users demand that our search engine is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  We were really impressed with Digiweb’s ability to serve...