Encompass Holdings' Quadrant Data Systems Completes Certification of Its Opt-E-Man Fiber Backbone Link

RENO, Nev., June 1, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encompass Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ECMH), www.encompassholdings.com, reported today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Quadrant Data Systems, Inc. (QDS-I) www.qds-i.com has completed the deployment of an N+2 redundant high capacity connection to the Internet from its new data center at 100 Wood Hollow Drive in Novato, California.

"Late last week, we completed certification and put into service our AT&T Opt-E-MAN fiber-optic backbone link to our San Francisco node where we connect with both XO and Cogent," said Kirk Hurford, Chief Operating Officer of QuadrantAT&T's Opt-E-MAN (Optical Ethernet Metropolitan Area Network) service can provide scalable dedicated bandwidth up to 1 gigabit per second between any two areas within the San Francisco Bay Area. "Bandwidth is like oxygen. It is what our clients require to be able to maximize their potential and therefore be part of our growth strategy. We can now provide ample capacity, low latency tier-one Internet connectivity that is highly reliable," Mr. Hurford added.

Joseph Berardi, Quadrant CEO, commented, "Having a high bandwidth connection to XO is especially important as that allows us to deliver the very best in Internet connectivity – an important component in our value proposition for prospective clients who need to be in the mainstream of the Internet. We are especially pleased by the contributions made by our partners Intelletrace, WebPerceptions, and TelX. All of whom have come together to assist us in the quality design and implementation of our Internet connection strategy."

"With the completion and certification of this important addition to its network infrastructure for N+2 Internet connectivity, the Quadrant team can now work aggressively on building revenues with its initiatives for new service offerings. We will focus on Virtual Computing Resources, VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol), and move forward with our new joint venture plans where Quadrant will provide a robust platform for media migration (film and video) and digital asset management applications," Scott Webber, CEO of Encompass, observed.

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