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SAVVIS Selects Ogilvy PR as U.S. Agency of Record

Ogilvy PR Technology Practice to Represent IT Infrastructure Services Leader

WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 4, 2007 – SAVVIS, Inc. (NASDAQ:SVVS) has selected Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide (Ogilvy PR) as its agency of record in the U.S.  Ogilvy PR will develop communications strategies for SAVVIS to promote its leadership in IT infrastructure services.  Ogilvy PR will also provide SAVVIS with brand positioning and messaging, executive training, and traditional media and social media relations.   

“Throughout the evaluation process, Ogilvy PR demonstrated its deep expertise in the IT infrastructure space and their team is equipped to handle all facets of our public relations needs,” said James Whitemore, SAVVIS Chief Marketing Officer.  “Their core team is highly focused on our technology, while at the same time they will tap into their deep network of public relations specialists as we need them. Furthermore, Ogilvy PR is geographically mapped to match our diverse locations across the U.S and globally as needed.” 

“We’re excited to be working with SAVVIS and promoting the company’s unique IT-infrastructure-as-a-service delivery model,” said Amy Messenger, managing director of Ogilvy PR’s U.S. Technology Practice.  “We look forward to the challenge of furthering their leadership position in the marketplace and helping them to build wider brand recognition and visibility.”

Led by Ogilvy PR’s Technology Practice, the client relationship will be serviced from Ogilvy PR’s Washington, D.C. and Denver offices.  Work begins immediately.  Ogilvy PR’s Singapore office will provide media services in support of SAVVIS’ expansion plans there.


SAVVIS, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVVS) is a global leader in IT infrastructure services for business applications. With an IT services platform spanning North America, Europe, and Asia, SAVVIS leads the industry in delivering secure, reliable, and scalable hosting, network, and application services. These solutions enable customers to focus on their core business while SAVVIS ensures the quality of their IT systems and operations. SAVVIS’ strategic approach combines virtualization technology, a global network and multiple data centers, and automated management and provisioning systems. For more information about SAVVIS, visit:


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