eQuest Selects RagingWire for IT Outsourcing Services

eQuest Users Gain Heightened Security and Job-Posting Reliability

SAN RAMON, California
January 10, 2006

eQuest has entered into a long-term agreement with RagingWire Enterprise Solutions, Inc. (RES), an IT outsourcing provider of infrastructure, software as a service and on-demand solutions, to outsource its jobposting delivery environment beginning in February 2006. Under the terms of the multiyear contract, RES will provide highly available and secure IT solutions that support eQuest’s worldwide business operations from RagingWire’s Class “A+”, Tier-IV Enterprise Data CenterSM facility in Sacramento, Calif.

eQuest, which services job-posting deliveries for over 11,000 companies worldwide, is the primary middleware application utilized by most Applicant Tracking Systems throughout the Human Resource vendor space. The decision to find an IT provider capable of improving the reliability, scalability, and physical security of eQuest’s mission-critical systems was essential for the company’s future business growth.

“Data reliability, security, and performance are crucial to eQuest’s continued growth,” said John Malone, eQuest’s president and chief executive officer. “RagingWire has a proven track record of providing world-class services that support our planned expansion over the long term, and this partnership secures our requirements for dependability and consistency.”

RagingWire’s next-generation data center is engineered to provide “five nines”(99.999%) availability to support high density IT environments. Since beginning operations five years ago, RagingWire’s data center has achieved 100% uptime with zero planned or unplanned outages. Combined with its state-of-the-art facility, RagingWire delivers fully managed services from IT infrastructure to application level support.

“RagingWire is honored to be an eQuest partner,” said John Hoffman, CEO of RES.“eQuest is a global leader in the markets that they serve and we are looking forward to very productive relationship for years to come.”

About eQuest

About eQuest eQuest provides domestic and international job-posting delivery services reaching over 200 countries and territories worldwide. eQuest also provides job board negotiating, job board billing aggregation, consulting services, and complete job tracking analysis for evaluating job board performance. Delivering more than 100 million jobs annually, eQuest is one of the most recognized and admired brands in the human resource industry. eQuest can be reached at www.equest.com.

About RagingWire

RagingWire Enterprise Solutions (RES) provides highly custom and flexible IT solutions that accommodate the business needs of large, data-intensive enterprise companies. RES operates a reliable and secure Enterprise Data CenterSM facility engineered to provide "five nines" (99.999%) availability and highly scalable power and cooling in conjunction with managed IT solutions that maintain Fortune 1000 and Fortune 500 companies mission-critical back-office IT systems. RES enables its clients to reduce their operating costs, speed time to market, and focus on their core competencies. For more information about RES, access www.ragingwire.com.