NY, NY, January 11, 2010 at National Retail Federation (NRF) Convention and Expo – NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVI, news, filings), the worldwide leader of cloud-enabled, enterprise-class hosting, managed applications and services, announced today that WorkPlace Systems has selected NaviSite to host WorkPlace OnLine, its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) workforce management solution. The first major installation is at a major North American retail chain with 4,000 stores. The solution was deployed in 90 days.
WorkPlace Systems chose NaviSite’s managed IT hosting services to strengthen WorkPlace’s need to better serve large enterprise customers that require reliable, secure and scalable services. NaviSite’s expertise in enabling SaaS implementations helped accelerate WorkPlace Systems’ ability to address their retail client’s requirements. NaviSite provides a secure SAS 70 Type II compliant environment for hosting, managing, and monitoring SaaS-based applications with 24×7 monitoring and support throughout NaviSite’s dual, globally distributed Network Operations Centers.
WorkPlace OnLine workforce management solution provides; Forecasting, AutoScheduling, Schedule Management and Time & Attendance functionality which enables retailers to establish optimized schedules and track actual attendance against planned schedules. The SaaS solution significantly lowers the total cost of ownership of workforce management, while reaping the benefits of reduced labor costs, increased reliability, increased sales and better customer service.
“WorkPlace is delighted to have chosen NaviSite due to their experience and customer base in the Retail sector. Their infrastructure allows WorkPlace to deploy large retail implementations of our SaaS solution in a secure, scalable and highly reliable environment” commented Barney Quinn, CEO, WorkPlace Systems. “We were impressed by Naviste’s global reach and responsiveness through the selection process and look to working with the NaviSite team.”
“We’re pleased to add WorkPlace Systems to our portfolio of SaaS and ISV organizations who are leveraging our unique skills and capabilities to accelerate their entrance into the SaaS market,” said Brooks Borcherding, Chief Revenue Officer of NaviSite.
Please visit WorkPlace Systems and NaviSite at National Retail Federation (NRF) Convention and Expo at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City on January 11-12, 2010 at booth 2615 to see how WorkPlace OnLine and NaviSite could benefit your organization.
About WorkPlace Systems
WorkPlace Systems is a world leader in the development and supply of standard software products and of innovative consulting services for Workforce Management. With over 23 years experience, WorkPlace Systems has more than 200 deployments worldwide in major corporate and medium sized organizations, managing some of the largest and most challenging work environments including many in the retail sector http://www.workplacesystems.com.
NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVI) is a leading worldwide provider of enterprise-class, cloud-enabled hosting, managed applications and services. With over 20 years experience, the Company provides a full suite of reliable and scalable managed services, including Applications Services, industry-leading Enterprise Hosting, and Managed Cloud Services for enterprises looking to outsource IT infrastructures and lower their capital and operational costs. Over 1,400 customers depend on NaviSite for customized solutions, delivered through a global footprint comprising 16 state-of-the-art data centers supported by approximately 650 professionals. For more information on NaviSite services, please visit www.navisite.com.
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