Primus Subsidiary Receives AIMCo Contract

McLean-based Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (NYSE: PTGI), wholly owned subsidiary Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc won a multi-year contract from Canadian firm, Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo), one of the largest financial investment managers in the country.

Primus Telecommunications Canada will provide primary data services to AIMCo. The work will be conducted in Edmonton, Canada. With the contract, AIMCo can stay within Edmonton City limits and at the same time expand its computer technology infrastructure. AIMCo manages an estimated $68 Billion CAD.

"As one of the largest data centre solutions providers in Canada, we are pleased to support AIMCo in providing a facility that will deliver the security, reliability, and scalability that businesses today demand for their mission critical computing infrastructure," said Jeff Lorenz, Primus Canada Vice President, Sales and Marketing.

"AIMCo was looking for a partner that could meet our requirements both today and for the foreseeable future," said Sameer Verma, AIMCo Vice President New Operations Initiative. "Our business is growing, and with that we need to scale our computing and network infrastructure. Primus clearly demonstrates that as our business partner, they have the expertise and the willingness to work with us to provide the best solution," added Verma.

Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated is a communications service provider including broadband internet to United States, Canada, Australia, and Brazil.

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