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Industry Internet Services
Founded 1996
Headquarters Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Key people

Mike Ruffolo, President, CEO[1]

Daniel C. Stanzione, Chairman of the Board[2]
Products Hosting, Data Center, Cloud Computing, IP networking services, Content Delivery Network
Revenue $335.0 million (2014)
Number of employees
700 (approximate)

Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP) is an Internet infrastructure provider that offers cloud hosting, colocation, Internet Protocol (IP) services, data center and Content Delivery Network (CDN) services.[3] The company is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, United States with company-controlled data centers located in North America, EMEA and APAC. Internap delivers its Performance IP, hosting, cloud, colocation and hybrid infrastructure services through Private Network Access Points (P-NAP®) in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Australia.[4]

Internap has approximately 13,000 customers ranging from startup to enterprise in the U.S. and abroad and approximately 700 employees.[3] Its customers are companies that require high-performance Internet services for business-critical applications, such as advertising technology, online analytics, big data and ecommerce. Internap has a foundation in the online retail, online gaming, SaaS, financial and business services industries.


Founded in Seattle, Washington in 1996, the company’s Initial Public Offering (IPO) took place in 1999. In 2000, Internap’s patented Managed Internet Route OptimizerTM (MIRO) technology was added to the Smithsonian’s permanent technology exhibit.

Eric Cooney was named President and CEO of Internap in 2009. [5]

In 2011, Internap launched the world's first commercially available OpenStack™ Cloud Compute service.[6] In June2011, the Internap Santa Clara data center became the first commercial data center in the U.S. to achieve the Green Building Initiative’s Green Globe® certification.[7]

Internap's President/CEO, Mike Ruffolo, since May 2015, serves as a member on the company’s Board of Directors. He was previously president and CEO of Crossbeam Systems, Inc.[8] The company named Daniel C. Stanzione, non-executive Chairman of the Board in June 2009; he has served as a director since 2004.[9]

Acquisitions and Growth[edit]

Internap acquired VitalStream Holdings, Inc., in February 2007. In early 2012, Internap announced that it had acquired Voxel Holdings, Inc., a provider of scalable hosting and cloud services for enterprise users. In November 2013, Internap announced the acquisition of iWeb, a hosting and cloud provider based in Montreal, Canada.[10]