VIA USA names Darin Elkins as Managing Director

VIA NET.WORKS USA, an Atlanta-based Web hosting and managed services company, today announced that Darin Elkins has been promoted to Managing Director of the Atlanta office. Elkins previously served as Vice President of Operations for VIA USA for over four years and was responsible for implementing the market-leading Windows network and support infrastructure enjoyed by customers today.

Over the past couple of years, VIA USA has established its position in the market as a Windows-centric small business Web hosting leader, I look forward to aligning our expertise with our UK-based parent company Claranet to further enable the development and expansion of new services to address growing US market segments.
Darin Elkins, Managing Director for VIA USA.

Elkins will maintain the company's strategy on providing high-quality Web hosting solutions with award winning 24/7/365 technical support for small to medium-sized businesses. "A primary area of focus will be the expansion of our dedicated Web hosting services to meet the needs of our growing clients. Our mission will be supported by the resources and global presence of our parent company Claranet - ensuring customers get the highest-quality and best value from their services with VIA USA," adds Elkins.

The Claranet Group acquired VIA USA in July 2005. The acquisition strengthened the group's position as the leading non-telco provider of business communication services and enabled them to become the sixth-largest hosting provider in Europe. With offices in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Munich, Berlin, Barcelona and Atlanta, Claranet provides a comprehensive range of Internet access, hosting, e-commerce and IP security solutions.


VIA USA is one of the oldest Microsoft hosting companies in existence today, having served the Microsoft hosting community for more than a decade. The company provides a full range of Internet-based solutions focused on small to medium businesses. VIA USA is a fully owned subsidiary of the Claranet Group, the UK's largest non-telco ISP and serves customers in 85 countries around the globe.

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Jennifer Krasovec