ERP Solution for Complex Manufacturing Deploys Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Model to Fuel Expansion
Andover, Mass., March 17, 2010 – NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVI, news, filings), a premier provider of complex hosting, application managements and managed cloud services for enterprises, has announced that Visibility Corporation has selected NaviSite to host and enable VISIBILITY.net, a fully integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution for complex product manufacturers as a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). Visibility and NaviSite partnered to define a suite of managed hosting infrastructure packages that include Managed Microsoft® Windows® Servers, Microsoft SQL Servers and CISCO® Firewalls as a platform that are targeted at manufacturers varying in size and need for the VISIBILITY.net ERP solution.
NaviSite’s enterprise-class hosting services are designed to meet the requirements of Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) like Visibility that need a scalable, flexible, and responsive SaaS infrastructure that allows them to deliver their SaaS services with greater agility and speed, while meeting all regulatory requirements and security concerns. NaviSite’s managed hosting solutions include 24×7 monitoring and management, troubleshooting and maintenance, consistent and rapid deployments, reduced costs with improved data availability, and the benefits of being deployed in a world-class data center.
Through an unparalleled suite of business applications, VISIBILITY.net is the only Internet-based ERP software developed specifically to meet the unique needs of manufacturers of complex products (To-Order, ETO, CTO, MTO, Project Based, Discrete and Hybrid). Designed to support optimization of operational management strategies, the VISIBILITY.net solution consists of integrated modules that enable optimized effectiveness in managing; customer relationships, quotes, projects, costs, material and resource planning, product engineering and manufacturing, business performance, finance and global issues where supply chain collaboration is key to success.
“NaviSite enables Visibility to rapidly deploy our VISIBILITY.net ERP solution for our customers on a consistent world-class platform,” said Jack Saint, President and COO, of Visibility Corporation. “Visibility customers benefit from NaviSite’s extensive experience in supporting application environments and consistently providing reliability, security and performance.”
“NaviSite’s proven ability to service ISVs in their transition to SaaS is evidenced by Visibility’s selection of our solutions,” said Sumeet Sabharwal, Senior Vice President Strategic Alliances, NaviSite. “NaviSite’s managed hosting solutions are the ideal platform for ISVs that need to leverage hosted environments to expand their marketplace while continuing to ensure that their customer deployments are secure and reliable.”
About Visibility Corporation
Visibility Corporation (www.visibility.com) is a leading developer and supplier of business software solutions designed for the unique needs of project-based, engineer-to-order and to-order manufacturers. Visibility’s Enterprise Application solutions help small and midsize manufacturers of complex products operate their businesses effectively. Visibility has an extensive customer base throughout North America and Europe and has the strongest representation of ERP among complex manufacturers.
NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVI) is the premier provider of complex hosting, application managements and managed cloud services for enterprises. 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 of over a dozen state-of-the-art data centers supported by more than 600 professionals. For more information on NaviSite services, please visit www.navisite.com.