FastNet is known as the first Internet provider created, in 1995, in the Marche. It began specifically as a company for the development of Internet services and then gradually grew with the collaboration of operators greatly experienced in the computer and networking sector. Today, after only six years, FastNet is something more: a joint stock company with a share capital of 2 billion 685 million lira fully paid, whose major shareholders are the Pieralisi Group and Elica SpA. It is the right technological partner for companies who want to shift their business into a higher gear. Mission With the aim of adapting itself to the ever-changing conditions of the market, FastNet???s company strategies and technological partners are defined in a medium-term development plan which is periodically updated. FastNet???s mission however is always that of operating on the market to bring Internet into companies and companies into the Internet by means of specific software solutions and additional high-level networking. Partnerships At present, FastNet is involved in numerous prestigious partnerships which on one hand guarantee the client professionalism and competence in every service, and on the other offer the FastNet team the chance to participate in training courses which keep them continuously up-to-date in the Information Technology sector. Specific certifications obtained are: MICROSOFT Certified Partner, IBM Business Partner in the Risc, Netfinity and xSeries Server sectors, LOTUS Advanced Partner, CISCO (Marche???s first provider) Premier Partner, CISCO Security Authorised Reseller (the only one in the Marche), CITRIX Gold Business Partner, and TELECOM Data Partner.