EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 1228 - March 02, 2006     3 of 5

eBay Service Provider Auctiva Chooses Herakles Data Hosting

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eBay service provider Auctiva Corporation announced it will use Herakles Data, Northern California’s premier internet data center, as their new hosting facility. The company made the move after what it said was unprecedented growth in both customers and listings in 2005.

Auctiva Chief Operating Officer Bill Belcamino said, "We are incredibly excited at our growth rate and are dedicated to continually investing in our internal infrastructure."

The company said Herakles Data is a Tier 4, Class A rated, co-location data center with 24/7 staffing and client access boasting a zero downtime record since opening in 2001. Auctiva was founded in 1998 and is provides services to small merchants selling on eBay at no charge.

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