SOURCE: OneNeck IT Services Corporation

May 01, 2007 09:17 ET

Golden Temple Chooses OneNeck to Host and Manage Oracle E-Business Suite and MS Exchange Environments

OneNeck to Manage Golden Temple's Mission Critical Oracle ERP Application

SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 1, 2007 --OneNeck IT Services announced today it has entered into a five-year contract with Golden Temple of Oregon to provide IT outsourcing services. Under the terms of the contract, OneNeck will be responsible for hosting and management of Oracle® E-Business Suite and Microsoft Exchange environments.

Golden Temple of Oregon is a mid-size food processing business. Its 151,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Eugene, Oregon produces Yogi Tea®, Peace Cereal®, Wha Guru Chew® nut bars, Granola snacks, and more for health food stores and grocery stores nationwide. It also produces private-label, organic products for major national and specialty retailers.

"We selected OneNeck for a number of reasons," said Keith Bearden, CIO for Golden Temple. "First, the selection of Oracle as our ERP solution led Golden Temple to seek a one-stop-shop service provider with significant Oracle and overall ERP experience. Additionally the responses from OneNeck were far superior to those received from other vendors and the negotiation process indicated that OneNeck was willing to treat this as a true partnership."

Golden Temple IT Director Jeff Smith added, "I am excited to establish a relationship with OneNeck as an important extension of our IT group. Partnering with OneNeck will allow our group to focus on strategic initiatives that will deliver value to our end users, while OneNeck handles the day-to-day management tasks related to our IT applications infrastructure.

"In this competitive award," continued Smith, "OneNeck distinguished themselves with their Oracle expertise, comprehensive SAS-70 Type II opinion, and capabilities to offer a complete solution to support the full technology stack of Golden Temple's enterprise systems."

"OneNeck is honored to be selected by Golden Temple to manage their mission critical Oracle environment," said Chuck Vermillion, CEO of OneNeck. "Looking forward, we are committed to partnering with their organization to deliver superior services, enabling them to drive top line and bottom line results."

About Golden Temple:

Golden Temple is committed to providing the finest natural foods and health products possible. We strive to support the health of our customers by incorporating organic ingredients and yogic and Ayurvedic wisdom into all of our products. Our purchasing policies focus on supporting community and organic farms across the globe. We have more than 30 years of experience in natural foods, making organic teas, natural and organic cereals. Find out more by visiting our website at

About OneNeck:

OneNeck IT Services Corporation is the leading ERP outsourcing services provider to mid-market manufacturing and distribution companies. The company was ranked the Number One ERP Management Outsourcer for 2006 in the "Black Book of Outsourcing." OneNeck supports a variety of ERP applications, including Baan, BPCS, JD Edwards, Microsoft Dynamics AX and Oracle and offers a wide range of services including application, database and network management, data center management, 24/7 customer support, disaster recovery and desktop support. OneNeck's global solutions enable customers to improve ERP system performance and leverage their enterprise applications to deliver measurable business benefits. For additional information, visit the OneNeck IT Services home page at

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