May 31, 2005 - (HOSTSEARCH) - IMAX has chosen AT&T to provide secure web hosting for www.imax.com which will allow IMAX to provide IMAX Experience movie information online. AT&Ts was selected in part because of their 26 data centers half of which are located outside of the United States which will help keep IMAX.com safe from intruders and running continuously with advanced Intrusion Detection, firewall and back-up services.
IMAX provides movie fans with a premium theatre experience and we aim to partner with providers that share the same customer service goals, said Romi Schutzer, Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Communications at IMAX Corp. With advanced security and business continuity protection, AT&T has the technology and expertise to keep our Web site functional 24 hours a day for moviegoers around the world. Knowing that AT&T technology and expert staff are continuously monitoring our system gives us a level of assurance other providers couldnt offer.
The agreement is part of a larger contract that sees AT&T provide telecommunications services to IMAX locations worldwide. The deal includes global Wide Area Network (WAN), AT&T Calling Cards, and Global dial Internet access, which allows staff in remote locations around the world to stay in touch with corporate offices.
AT&T is excited about supporting one of the worlds most recognizable brands in film and technology entertainment, said Mike Jenner, Vice President of Hosting Services at AT&T. AT&Ts hosting services are designed to protect critical corporate Web sites from security threats and ensure the highest level of reliability through our global network and business continuity services.