FortressITX/DedicatedNOW buys JVDS/VPSColo

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(Press release below)

Anyone had any dealings with FortressITX/DedicatedNOW?  I've been very
happy with JVDS, and am wondering if the new company is going to be as good.

---- Press Release ----

FortressITX/DedicatedNOW acquires leading VPS company JVDS/VPSColo

Clifton, New Jersey, March 4, 2005 - FortressITX today announced that
its sister company JVDS (US) has acquired the assets of JVDS/VPSColo
(UK) owned by Rus Foster.    The addition of JVDS to our product
offerings will enable us offer more robust services to our DedicatedNOW
line and expand on the services and technology offered by JVDS" said
Jason Silverglate CEO of FortressITX.  JVDS clients can expect a lot of
changes to look forward to, including more robust hardware, additional
value added services, advanced web-based management tools, and Virtuozzo
based VPS's.

Previous JVDS/VPSColo owner Rus Foster is excited about this deal.
"Fortress ITX/ Dedicated Now was the logical choice to help push
JVDS/VPSColo to the next level. With proven track records in the
industry this will provide customers with higher levels of support and
service. I will be personally staying on as CTO, to make sure that
customers are looked after and that we make sure they stay out primary


FORTRESS ITX established in 1997 is the premier boutique Internet
infrastructure outsourcing partner for the enterprise. Backed and
managed by industry experts, the company leverages its industry
expertise and proprietary applications to drive consistency,
availability, performance and security.

Located in Clifton, New Jersey, FORTRESS ITX leverages a modular,
flexible, building block approach to deliver tailored IT solutions. The
company's services include management of web applications, servers and
databases as well as solutions for security, streaming media, network
bandwidth and collocation facility needs. For more information visit the
FORTRESS ITX web site at or


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