Digital Island

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Digital Island is a business telecommunications provider based in Auckland, New Zealand. Digital Island provides New Zealand businesses with a range of Premium Internet Connectivity products (Fibre Optic, SHDSL, VDSL and ADSL Internet access, SIP Trunking) which enable the delivery of Wide Area Networks and access to Cloud computing. In addition to these data services Digital Island provide a full range of Mobile Phone Services and Voice Calling products (IP Voice business grade VoIP, toll calling, phone lines, Cloud PBX, IP PBX phone systems, conference calling, and fax-to-email). Located at 8 Nugent Street, Grafton, Auckland, Digital Island is 100% Kiwi owned and began operating in 2004. Winners of the Deloitte Fast 50 awards for "Fastest growing technology company" in 2008, and "Fastest growing telecommunications business" in 2007, Digital Island also placed overall for 3 consecutive years in 2007, 2008, and 2009, and placed in the Vero Excellence in Business Awards in 2010. See for more information.

Digital Island was an American high-end managed web hosting, private networking and Content Delivery Network (CDN) provider. From its founding in 1996, Digital Island created a high-availability web application hosting network for top-tier customers throughout the world. Notably, Digital Island succeeded in delivering high-performance web services under a usage-based pricing model. Digital Island was purchased by Cable & Wireless America. The assets and customers of Cable & Wireless America were then purchased by SAVVIS, who sold the CDN product-line to Level 3 Communications in January 2007.