BoardSuite Corp.

BoardSuite Corp.
Tenzing Managed IT Services

Tenzing Managed IT Services

July 12, 2010 08:30 ET

BoardSuite Corp. Entrusts Tenzing for Mission Critical SaaS Hosting in the Cloud

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 12, 2010) - BoardSuite® Corp. (www.boardsuitecorp.com), the freemium on-demand board portal, has chosen Tenzing (www.tenzing.com) as its hosted Cloud environment to provide the most secure, scalable and redundant solution for its mission critical portal application for boards of directors.

In partnership with Tenzing, a provider of enterprise hosting solutions for Software-as-a-Service (Saas) providers and Ecommerce systems integrators, BoardSuite's infrastructure and data storage practices meet the absolute highest standards in the industry today. Tenzing is the only hosting provider in the country that has achieved SAS 70 Type I and II and ISO 27001 information security certifications. In addition, Tenzing's fully redundant infrastructure provides for complete backup and recovery of business critical information.

"A board portal houses confidential data, the most valuable asset to any company. It was paramount that BoardSuite entrusted a managed hosting company that could support our application, which addresses the needs of companies with strict security and compliance requirements," said Oscar A Jofre Jr., Founder, President and CEO of BoardSuite. "We can confidently provide board members and advisors with access to their organization's portal wherever they are, whenever they need it, securely and reliably."

As an on-demand, SaaS-based portal, BoardSuite is designed to protect an organization's sensitive information at the board of directors' level, while facilitating necessary workflow processes safely and securely, regardless of user location. The portal sends notifications and provides guidance on good governance in response to actions taken in the system by role-based permissions. As such, it is an invaluable tool for ensuring effective and transparent corporate governance.

"Our customers trust Tenzing to provide a secure, Cloud hosting platform to run their SaaS applications," said Kelly Beardmore, Tenzing's COO and CTO. "Our SAS 70 Type II and ISO 27001 information security certifications demonstrate our commitment to ensuring that our clients are able to securely deliver mission-critical services to their customers."

In conjunction with today's announcement, BoardSuite and Tenzing have released a white paper titled "Putting Trust in the Cloud: How a board of directors portal enables the secure exchange of information". It provides full details of Cloud security processes and considerations, highlighting the distinctive needs of a board portal. The white paper is available for free download at http://www.tenzing.com/resource-center.asp or www.boardsuitecorp.com.

About Tenzing Managed IT Services:

Founded in 1998, Tenzing is a managed hosting company trusted by leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers and Ecommerce systems integrators to deliver business critical applications to some of the world's largest companies and most recognizable brands. Tenzing's mission-critical hosting infrastructure, mature IT Service Management (ITSM) practices, and comprehensive application-level Service Level Agreements (SLAs), enable the reliable, secure, and scalable delivery of complex SaaS and Ecommerce applications. Tenzing is ISO 27001 and SAS 70 Type II certified with data centres in Toronto, Vancouver and Kelowna, B.C. For more information, visit www.tenzing.com.

About BoardSuite® Corp.

BoardSuite redefined the board portal for small and medium enterprises and not-for-profit organizations by providing a freemium SaaS-based solution to manage real-time access to corporate documents, collaboration tools and a marketplace of business services.

The on-demand board portal empowers directors, officers and advisors to better manage risk, liability and compliance from a single point of entry within a secure, hosted application, resulting in effective and transparent corporate governance.

BoardSuite has received notable recognition within the online industry for its achievements. In July 2009, BoardSuite was selected as one of Canada's leading Web 2.0 pioneers by KPMG and Backbone magazine at the PICK20 Awards, the only national roundup of Canada's up and coming Web 2.0 pioneers who are leading the 2.0 evolution of the Web. And, in August 2009, BoardSuite was named by IDC as one of Canada's Top Cloud Computing Solutions To Watch calling it a disruptive innovation in the board portal industry.

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