AT&T Wins Hosting Contract from Snap-on Incorporated
Kenosha, Wisconsin, July 13, 2006
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced today that it has won a three-year hosting services contract from Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE: SNA), a global leader in professional tools, diagnostics and equipment. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
AT&T will provide space in one of its 30 global Internet Data Centers, enabling Snap-on to consolidate its mission-critical data and network applications in a secure environment and gain efficiency and cost-savings.
"AT&T offered us a high-quality, state-of-the-art, highly secure data center that complies with our business continuity plans, connectivity requirements and infrastructure needs," said Jeanne Moreno, chief information officer for Snap-on. "AT&T's expertise and reliability allow us to focus on our core business of serving our customers more effectively and efficiently."
Through the data center solution, Snap-on has around-the-clock security protection and maintenance, redundant power sources, state-of-the-art fire suppression and redundant access to AT&T's IP network and the Internet.
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About Snap-on Incorporated
Snap-on Incorporated is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tool, diagnostics and equipment solutions for professional tool users. Product lines include hand and power tools, diagnostics and shop equipment, tool storage, diagnostics software and other solutions for vehicle-service, industrial, government and agricultural customers, and commercial applications, including construction and electrical. Products are sold through its franchised dealer van, company-direct sales and distributor channels, as well as over the Internet. Founded in 1920, Snap-on is a $2.4 billion, S&P 500 company headquartered in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and employs approximately 11,600 people worldwide.
AT&T Inc. is one of the world's largest telecommunications holding companies and is the largest in the United States. Operating globally under the AT&T brand, AT&T companies are recognized as the leading worldwide providers of IP-based communications services to business and as leading U.S. providers of high speed Internet, local and long distance voice, and directory publishing and advertising services. AT&T Inc. holds a 60 percent ownership interest in Cingular Wireless, which is the No. 1 U.S. wireless services provider with 55.8 million wireless customers. Additional information about AT&T Inc. and AT&T products and services is available at www.att.com.
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