O2 is the new hosting partner of ProSieben.de

-O2 concludes hosting agreement with SevenOne Intermedia
-Server operated at the state-of-the-art computer centre in Frankfurt
-Contract with studiVZ extended by two years
MUNICH. Telefónica O2 Germany is the new hosting service provider for the web presence of ProSieben.de. The Business & Wholesale Services Group of O2 concluded a 3-year agreement with SevenOne Intermedia, the multimedia company of the ProSiebenSat.1 Group. The agreement includes the operation of the portal, the IT infrastructure for the operation of servers and storage as well as the operation of applications for the content management system Polopoly. Telefónica O2 Germany has also been successful in extending the hosting agreement with VZnet Netzwerke, the operator of studiVZ, schülerVZ and meinVZ. The successful partnership with the high-coverage social online network in Germany, Austria and Switzerland will be extended by another two years.
"With ProSieben.de we have succeeded in winning one of the top 10 web portals in Germany and welcome the subsidiary of ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, SevenOne Intermedia, as our customer," says Johannes Pruchnow, Managing Director Business & Wholesale Services for Telefónica O2 Germany. "This underlines our strong position as a provider of hosting services for businesses. The extension of the long cooperation with VZnet Netzwerke is another testimony for it." The project ProSieben.de was implemented in record time and has been fully operated on O2 servers since October 2009. The flexible adaptation to customer requirements, the comprehensive service concept and the modern computer centre of Telefónica O2 Germany in Frankfurt have convinced the company. Telefónica O2 Germany is one of the leading hosting service providers in Germany. Customers include big portals like Spiegel Online, Tomorrow Focus or MyVideo. The state-of-the-art computer centres in Gütersloh and Frankfurt, with 60,000 square meters of space one of the largest computer centres in Europe for highly available IT environments, form the basis for successful hosting services.
Telefónica O2 Germany GmbH & Co. OHG belongs to Telefónica Europe and is part of the Spanish telecommunication group Telefónica S.A. The Company offers its German private and business customers postpaid and prepaid mobile telecom products as well as innovative mobile data services based on the GPRS and UMTS technologies. In addition, the integrated communications provider also offers DSL fixed network telephony and high-speed internet. Telefónica Europe has about 48 million mobile and fixed network customers in Great Britain, Ireland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Germany.