SOURCE: NaviSite


February 17, 2010 08:30 ET

Data Age Looks to NaviSite for Outsourced Data Back Up and Disaster Recovery

NaviSite Hosts Data Age Digi-Shield Continuous Off-Site Data Back Up Service

ANDOVER, MA--(Marketwire - February 17, 2010) -  NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVI), the worldwide leader of cloud-enabled, enterprise-class hosting, managed applications and services, and Data Age Business Systems, Inc. (Data Age), a leading provider of Financial Transaction Software Solutions, announced today they have entered into an agreement in which NaviSite will provide its Data Protection and Disaster Recovery hosted service to back up all Data Age customer mission critical data as part of the Data Age Digi-Shield continuous off-site back up service.

Data Age sells Digi-Shield along with its line of point-of-sale software designed for niche retail markets it has served for over twenty years. The company's agreement with NaviSite is a strategic move given the growing concern its small business retail customers convey about backing up their data.

"NaviSite brings tremendous value to the table, providing Data Age with greater scalability and improved efficiencies, and we know this is the right move for us in order to execute our expansion plans and improve effectiveness," said Victor Guzman, Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Data Age. "As our customers focus on their businesses, they can rest assured knowing that the lifeline of their business, their data, is well protected with NaviSite."

"We are pleased to provide back up and disaster recovery hosted services for a market leader like Data Age," said R. Brooks Borcherding, Chief Revenue Officer, NaviSite. "With our best in class technology and infrastructure and unparalleled reliability and service commitment, Data Age can rely on NaviSite as an extension of its own IT department and reap the benefits of enhanced service levels and lower data center costs."

NaviSite's Data Protection and Disaster Recovery Services include:

Data Protection

  • Tape Backup Services: Complete tape backup procedures ideal for short and long-term data storage in a cost-effective manner.
  • Online Backup Services: Completely automated, disk-based backup, ensuring quick restores and easy operational management.

Disaster Recovery

  • Hot Site DR Solutions: Ideal for organizations that require nearly immediate failover to an alternate technology environment in a disaster scenario.
  • Warm Site DR Solutions: Ideal for organizations that need near-term, but not necessarily near-immediate recoverability.
  • Cold Site DR Solutions: Ideal for organizations that need a DR solution, but not necessarily near-term recoverability.

Customers benefit from NaviSite's Data Protection and Disaster Recovery Solutions with enhanced business continuity, minimized downtime, reliable backup and restore, secure data, 24x7 management troubleshooting and maintenance, flexible customizable solutions, reduced costs with improved data availability, no capital investment requirement and 99.9% service availability.

About Data Age

Data Age Business Systems is a leading provider of Financial Transaction Software Solutions designed to help businesses improve profitability, comply with regulatory environments and to implement controls that facilitate decision making, diversification and growth. Data Age is the developer and marketer of PawnMaster®, CheckMaster®, AdvanceMaster®, LiquorTraks™, RetailTraks™, Buy/Sell Plus™ and Title Loan™ software. In addition, the company provides Credit Card Merchant Processing and Digi-Shield off-site Data Storage services. For further information, contact Corporate Communications at 727-582-9100 x103,

About NaviSite

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

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