SOURCE: NaviSite, Inc.

December 23, 2008 12:30 ET

Leading Indicator Systems, LLC Selects NaviSite's Managed Dedicated Servers for Its SaaS Application

NaviSite Was Chosen for Reliability, Security and Performance of Its Dedicated Hosting Solutions and Its Experience in Hosting SaaS Applications

ANDOVER, MA--(Marketwire - December 23, 2008) - NaviSite, Inc. ("NaviSite") (NASDAQ: NAVI), a leading provider of Enterprise Hosting and Application Services, today announced that Leading Indicator Systems ("LIS"), LLC of Bedford, MA has chosen NaviSite's expanded line of dedicated servers to host their complex, Software as a Service ("SaaS") application and its associated web interfaces and databases.

LIS solutions enable its customers to assess and track key indicators that impact organizational performance. Their state-of-the-art assessment solutions bridge the significant gap between the collection of data and the ability of businesses to rapidly analyze, understand, interpret, act, and realize tangible results from survey findings. NaviSite's powerful servers, server management, and network services create a strong foundation that Leading Indicator Systems will leverage to deliver its mission of rapidly transforming data into meaningful and actionable information. NaviSite's managed dedicated servers are hosted in a SAS70 Type II facility, and provide best-in-class solutions that will enable LIS to reliably provide a broad array of web-based assessment and survey solutions to its global customers.

"Customers have well-defined requirements when they come to us," said Carl Nergararian, Director of IT at LIS. "Beyond their obvious interest in details of assessment models, survey instrumentation, and our analytic/reporting tools, everyone wants to know where our servers are located and how their security and performance needs are assured. We selected NaviSite as our partner based on its outstanding level of highly-reliable services, excellent reputation, and ability to deliver at a terrific price point."

"By selecting NaviSite, firms like Leading Indicator Systems are assured that their SaaS hosting needs are being handled by one of the leading providers of SaaS Hosting Solutions," said Sumeet Sabharwal, SVP of Dedicated Hosting. "NaviSite has a long history of helping Independent Software Vendors ("ISV"s) as they move their applications to a professionally hosted solution and ensuring that they run at optimum levels of performance."

NaviSite's Dedicated Hosting solution for LIS is configured around the latest technology, including dedicated blade servers with Intel® Quad-Core CPUs, Microsoft Windows Server 2008®, Microsoft SQL 2008, and additional advanced services such as dedicated Cisco® firewalls and shared Citrix® load balancers.

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About Leading Indicator Systems

Leading Indicator Systems designs, develops, and implements state-of-the-art assessment solutions which track key leading indicators -- from employees, customers, suppliers, and markets -- that directly impact organizational performance. LIS off-the-shelf and customized solutions are leading-edge, web-based products used globally to collect, rapidly analyze, and dynamically present findings in ways previously unattainable. The methodology, processes, and tools provide a wealth of precise and meaningful information in highly actionable formats. By deploying these solutions, leaders are able to know sooner, act faster, and implement more effectively. And in today's climate, the rapid transformation of actionable knowledge into tangible results spells richer insight, greater competitive advantage, higher value, and increased performance.

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About NaviSite

NaviSite is a leading provider of enterprise hosting and application solutions. Over 1,500 customers depend on NaviSite for managed application services, application development, implementation and management on its web infrastructure platforms in 17 state-of-the-art data centers supported by more than 650 professionals. NaviSite provides customized and scalable solutions leveraging its broad range of application development capabilities, packaged software implementation expertise, deep portfolio of best in class technologies, and a full suite of web-hosting and internet infrastructure options.

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