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Press Release -- January 31st, 2011
Source: Navisite
Tags: Exchange

NaviSite Announces Managed Services for IBM Lotus Connections 3.0

Orlando, FL, January 31, 2011 – NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVI, news, filings), a premier provider of enterprise-class hosting, managed application, managed messaging and managed cloud services, today announced the availability of new managed services for Lotus Connections 3.0 – available on cloud-based or dedicated infrastructure. NaviSite will showcase its managed Lotus Connections service, as well as its complete portfolio of managed Lotus applications at booth #804 at IBM Lotusphere 2011, which will be held at the Walt Disney Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando from January 30th to February 3rd, 2011.

Lotus Connections is social software that empowers business professionals to be more innova-tive and productive by helping them build networks of subject matter experts. It facilitates the creation of vibrant communities of employees, partners and customers where creative ideas can be exchanged to help foster business growth. Lotus Connections can help teams accomplish their business objectives whether collaborators are located locally or distributed geographically.

“We are using Lotus Connections to better collaborate and communicate with our reseller community,” said Mark Taylor, vice president of the IBM group for Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions, a business segment of Arrow Electronics, Inc. “We selected NaviSite because they have years of experience delivering IBM hosted services. Their deep expertise, state-of-the-art data centers, service-level guarantees and built-in disaster recovery features allow us to lower our risk and maximize our investment in Lotus Connections.”

NaviSite’s managed service for Lotus Connections provides organizations on-demand access to NaviSite’s value added collaboration service, which uses the latest Lotus software for predicta-ble monthly fees without upfront capital expenditures. The service is an all-inclusive solution that includes on-boarding, application management, licensing and lifecycle management ser-vices. Organizations can save up to 47% over in-house solutions without the risk of obsolesence, while end users gain access to the full functionality of the latest IBM Lotus solutions with improved security and reliability.

NaviSite’s secure, cloud-enabled SAS 70 Type II compliant data centers provide customers with built-in disaster recovery and high availability. NaviSite offers comprehensive, guaranteed service levels, including application availability, ‘response & resolution,’ change management, dis-aster recovery and performance guarantees.

“NaviSite has proven expertise delivering high-value managed IBM messaging and collaboration services,” said Tony Rorai, Director, Product Management, NaviSite. “We are excited to offer IBM Lotus Connections 3.0 in an on-demand fashion to organizations that are embracing social media to transform internal communications and foster deeper collaboration with partners and customers.”

For more information, please visit www.navisite.com, or call 1-877-485-9251 (North America) or +44 (0) 800-6122-933 to speak to a NaviCloud expert.

About NaviSite

NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVI) is a leading worldwide provider of enterprise-class, cloud-enabled hosting, managed applications and services. NaviSite 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. Enterprise customers depend on NaviSite for customized solutions, delivered through a global footprint of state-of-the-art data centers. For more information about NaviSite’s services, please visit www.navisite.com .

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