AFFINITY OFFERS COBALT RaQ DEDICATED SERVERS AT AFFORDABLE PRICES FOR SMALL TO MEDIUM BUSINESSES

October 11, 2000
October 4, 2000

Contact:
Craig S. Coleman
Affinity Internet, Inc.
(310) 524-3043
ccoleman@affinity.com

AFFINITY INTERNET, INC. TEAMS UP WITH COBALT NETWORKS TO OFFER RaQ™ DEDICATED SERVERS
TO THE BUSINESS MASSES

Easy to Set-Up and Manage, Affordable, Ideal for eCommerce Sites Deal Puts Dedicated Server’s Benefits in Reach of Most Businesses


LOS ANGELES – Affinity Internet, Inc. announces an agreement with Cobalt Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: COBT) to offer the RaQ 3 and RaQ 4 dedicated server appliances through SkyNetWEB, an Affinity Internet, Inc., company. The RaQ3 and RaQ4 features a full suite of Internet services with remote administration capabilities prepackaged in a single rack-unit height design. This agreement aligns well with Affinity’s overall mission to provide integrated, Web hosting solutions based on best-of-breed hosted business applications to its customers. Affinity is now offering these functional eBusiness-friendly dedicated server appliance solutions at a breakthrough price, well within reach of the underserved business masses.
Affinity is now offering dedicated server solutions on Cobalt’s RaQ 3 and RaQ 4 server appliances. Cobalt RaQs offer a full suite of Internet services with remote administration capabilities prepackaged in a single rack-unit height design. The arrays of solutions available for Cobalt RaQs make it ideal appliance platform for high-traffic Web portals, eCommerce and application hosting. Dedicated RaQ hosting solutions through Affinity start at only $149.00 a month. Sign-up by November 9, and Affinity will waive the set-up fee.
“We are pricing these servers very aggressively to meet the needs of Web Developers and ISP’s who require reliable platforms for deploying value-added hosting services. It is our goal at Affinity to continue to support the growth of small to medium size businesses in the Web space,” says Tiffani Bova Affinity Internet’s Director of Sales. “The RaQs are well-suited to support companies moving their business to a dedicated servers solution.”

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The RaQ 3 models feature the user-friendly Cobalt interface, site usage reporting and bandwidth management software. The RaQ 4 also includes Chili!SoftÔ ASP for integrating dynamic Web pages and also an option to add a RAID solution to prevent data loss.
“Cobalt is excited to work with Affinity Networks to deliver dedicated server appliances to the business masses,” says Kelly Herrell, vice president of marketing, Cobalt Networks, Inc. “Our reliable, affordable and easy-to-use server appliance solutions provide yet another value-add customer offering for Affinity Internet.”
Affinity’s customers can manage their RaQ server 24 hours a day by accessing Cobalt’s easy-to-navigate Web-based user interface.

About Affinity Internet, Inc.

Affinity Internet, Inc. (Affinity) is a leading provider of Web and application hosting solutions. Affinity is built to support small and medium sized business customers and Private Label partners with its customizable and brandable service offering, tiered service approach, integrated operations, and exceptional understanding of small and medium-sized business enterprises needs. Affinity is the Web and application hosting partner for over 40,000 businesses and over 1800 Private Label partner companies today located in over 100 countries. Its breadth of service offerings, customer centric approach, focus, and technical capability delivers the services its customers desire. Affinity’s experienced professional staff is committed to proactive customer support, ongoing training and education to its customers and sales channel partners.
For more information, please call SkyNetWEB, an Affinity Internet, Inc. company, at 1-800-859-3741, email: sales@skynetweb.com or visit http://www.skynetweb.com.

Cobalt Networks, Inc.

©2000 Cobalt Networks, Inc., the Cobalt logo, Cobalt Networks, Cube, Cobalt Qube, Qube, Cobalt RaQ, RaQ, Cobalt CacheRaQ and Cobalt NASRaQ and Cobalt StaQware are trademarks of Cobalt Networks, Inc. Other product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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