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World Fuel Services to Colocate Critical Infrastructure at Terremark’s NAP of the Americas®

Terremark Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:TMRK), a leading global provider of managed IT infrastructure services, today announced that World Fuel Services Corporation (NYSE:INT) has selected the Network Access Point (NAP) of the Americas to colocate its business-critical IT infrastructure. World Fuel Services, a global leader in the marketing and sale of marine, aviation and land fuel products and related services, provides fuel and related services at more than 6,000 locations including airports, seaports, tanker truck loading terminals and other customer storage locations in more than 190 countries around the world.

Terremark will provide World Fuel Services highly secure and reliable colocation services backed by 100 percent service level agreements for the data center’s power and environmental systems. Terremark will also provide World Fuel Services its innovative Managed Routing Service, leveraging the massive and diverse global network connectivity provided by some of the world’s largest telecommunications companies with infrastructure in Terremark’s carrier-neutral NAP of the Americas.

“Terremark’s full set of services affords us the ability to dynamically adapt our IT infrastructure to meet the growth of our global operations,” said Massoud Sedigh, CIO for World Fuel Services. “In addition to superior connectivity and the ultimate in colocation services, the availability of a full suite of IT infrastructure solutions, including its innovative cloud computing offering, made Terremark the right service provider to manage the production environment for our global operations.”

Over the past few quarters, Terremark has expanded its footprint of sellable space in the purpose-built data center by almost 30,000 square feet in order to meet growing customer demand. With more than 160 global network carriers exchanging traffic at the NAP of the Americas, Terremark provides customers with a secure, resilient carrier-neutral facility with direct backbone access to the world's major carriers. This connectivity allows Terremark to provide customers like World Fuel Services with “zero-mile” connectivity directly to multiple Tier-1 providers.

“Terremark continues to attract major organizations and Fortune 500® companies looking for best-in-class solutions for their IT infrastructure needs because of our commitment to providing industry-leading products and services,” said Barry Field, Terremark’s Senior Vice President for U.S. Commercial Sales. “World Fuel Services’ decision to select Terremark underscores the compelling value proposition our full suite of services offers customers who may select one solution today but are interested in working with a provider that can offer a diverse set of solutions to meet their future needs.”

About Terremark Worldwide, Inc.

Terremark Worldwide (NASDAQ:TMRK) is a leading global provider of IT infrastructure services delivered on the industry’s most robust and advanced technology platform. Leveraging data centers in the United States, Europe and Latin America with access to massive and diverse network connectivity, Terremark delivers government and enterprise customers a comprehensive suite of managed solutions including managed hosting, colocation, disaster recovery, security and cloud computing services. Terremark’s Enterprise Cloud computing architecture delivers the agility, scale and economic benefits of cloud computing to mission-critical enterprise and Web 2.0 applications and its DigitalOps® service platform combines end-to-end systems management workflow with a comprehensive customer portal. More information about Terremark Worldwide can be found at

About World Fuel Services Corporation

Headquartered in Miami, Florida, World Fuel Services Corporation is a global leader in the marketing and sale of marine, aviation and land fuel products and related services. World Fuel Services provides fuel and related services at more than 6,000 locations including airports, seaports, tanker truck loading terminals and other customer storage locations in over 190 countries around the world. With 44 offices (including satellite offices) strategically located throughout the world, World Fuel Services offers its customers a value-added outsource service for the supply, quality control, logistical support and price risk management of marine, aviation and land fuel.

The Company’s global team of market makers provides deep domain expertise in all aspects of marine, aviation and land fuel management. World Fuel Services’ marine customers include international container and tanker fleets and time-charter operators, as well as the United States and foreign governments. Aviation customers include commercial airlines, cargo carriers and corporate clientele, as well as the United States and foreign governments. Land customers include petroleum distributors, retail petroleum operators, and industrial, commercial and government accounts. For more information, call (305) 428-8000 or visit

Statements contained in this press release may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Terremark's actual results may differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements due to a number of risks, ability to cross-sell across an acquired customer base, ability to increase revenue yields within facilities, ability to refinance existing debt, uncertainties and other factors, as discussed in Terremark's filings with the SEC. These factors include, without limitation, Terremark's ability to obtain funding for its business plans, uncertainty in the demand for Terremark's services or products and Terremark's ability to manage its growth, the successful integration of operations of acquired companies. Terremark does not assume any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

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