Oracle Recognizes NaviSite for Expertise in Oracle Applications
ANDOVER, Mass., June 21, 2010 – NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVI, news, filings), a leading provider of cloud-enabled enterprise hosting and application management services, today announced it has achieved Platinum Partner status in the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN). By accepting NaviSite into its highest partnership level, Oracle has recognized the Company’s in-depth expertise and excellence in hosting services for Oracle applications and technology. This top-tier designation is the highest level of membership recognized within the Oracle PartnerNetwork.
“With its designation as a Platinum Partner in the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), NaviSite continues to build on its strong, long-running relationship with Oracle,” said Judson Althoff, Oracle Senior Vice President, Worldwide Alliances and Channels. “NaviSite has demonstrated deep application expertise across key Oracle solution areas, and is working towards certified specializations across our technology and applications solutions.”
Enterprises have been relying on NaviSite since 1997 to host, manage, and maintain Oracle applications and their supporting technical infrastructure. NaviSite’s Managed Cloud Application Service is an innovative, dynamically scaling solution allowing customers to lower TCO, increase service levels, free resources to concentrate on business priorities and maximize their investment in Oracle applications. The company offers deep industry expertise across key Oracle applications and technologies including the Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise, Oracle’s Hyperion performance management applications, Oracle’s Siebel CRM, Oracle Business Intelligence Foundation, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Database and Oracle Enterprise Linux. NaviSite hosts Oracle applications in its enterprise-class SAS 70 Type II data center facilities.
“We are proud to be in the highest level of the OPN Program,” said Brady Reiter, General Manager of Enterprise Architecture and Application Strategy at NaviSite. “We’ve maintained a steadfast commitment to the Oracle market since our inception and have consistently enjoyed a highly effective relationship with Oracle. We look forward to continuing that collaboration and leveraging our Platinum Partner status to enable organizations, partners and Oracle.”
With its Platinum status, NaviSite benefits by receiving the highest level of engagement, commitment, and benefits available to OPN partners. Platinum members receive dedicated virtual account management support to build joint development plans and help broaden specialization areas and revenue opportunities. Additional benefits include priority placement in the OPN Solutions Catalog, one free application integration validated by Oracle, joint marketing and sales opportunities, and discounted training.
About Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle’s partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle’s growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more, visit http://www.oracle.com/partners.
NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVI) is the premier provider of complex hosting, application management and managed cloud services for enterprises. The Company provides a full suite of reliable and scalable managed services, including Application Services, industry-leading Enterprise Hosting, and Managed Cloud Services for enterprises looking to outsource IT infrastructure and lower their capital and operational costs. Nearly 1,400 customers depend on NaviSite for customized solutions, delivered through a global footprint of state-of-the-art data centers supported by approximately 600 professionals. For more information on NaviSite services, please visit www.navisite.com.