Savvis Gets Visibility from McCain Visit

Savvis Inc. (SVVS) is showing up in a lot of news stories today after an appearance at its headquarters by Sen. John McCain.

IT infrastructure provider Savvis Inc. (SVVS) is showing up in a lot of news stories today after an appearance by Sen. John McCain, the Republican presidential hopeful. McCain held a town hall meeting at Savvis headquarters outside St. Louis, in which he fielded questions from Savvis employees. The town hall meeting was not public, but McCain had a press availability afterwards. Here's an outtake from the AP coverage:

(McCain) said the host for the meeting, Savvis, is providing the kind of jobs crucial to the transition from a Rust Belt industrial economy to an intellectual economy. "We're in an informational-technological revolution," McCain said. "And they need trained and educated workers. That is vital to giving Americans another chance."

For those interested in the politics of the event, there are dozens of news stories on various web sites with additional information about McCain's appearance. There are also several photos of McCain speaking to Savvis employees.