SOURCE: NaviSite, Inc.

NaviSite, Inc.

August 18, 2009 10:00 ET

NaviSite Awarded GSA Contract for Managed Hosting

The Contract Recognizes NaviSite as a Preferred Technology Partner for U.S. Government Agencies

ANDOVER, MA--(Marketwire - August 18, 2009) - NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVI), a leading provider of cloud enabled enterprise hosting and application management services, today announced it has received a General Services Administration (GSA) schedule contract allowing it to sell a full range of managed hosting and infrastructure services to U.S. federal government agencies and all branches of the military. NaviSite has been an approved GSA contractor for application hosting and CDN solutions since 2006.

An independent agency set up by the U.S. Government, GSA is the single stop for federal procurement of products, services and facilities. GSA awards long term contracts to businesses -- offering them the opportunity to sell their products and services to government agencies. NaviSite won the contract after a rigorous qualification process that included a review of company financials, details on service offerings, pricing, and customer information, along with past and forecasted sales figures for the managed hosting portfolio.

Under the contract, government agencies and military branches have streamlined, single-point access to NaviSite's best in class managed hosting portfolio, which includes infrastructure hosting and management, routine administration, and support services for running their IT systems. With this new GSA contract, NaviSite is now recognized as a one-stop technology provider for public sector clients, with an unwavering commitment to delivering secure, high-performing solutions to meet their mission critical needs.

"IT services are the heart of business operations. As a leading technology service provider, we have been helping enterprises of all sizes to enhance the efficiency of their infrastructure while minimizing their overall IT spending through our simplified and innovative approach," said Brooks Borcherding, Chief Revenue Officer, NaviSite. "The new GSA contract is a significant milestone for NaviSite as it allows us to extend the benefits of our enterprise class infrastructure solutions to government clients. We are very excited to tap the new growth opportunities in the Public Sector that will further accelerate our leading position in the hosting market."

NaviSite offers a comprehensive suite of managed hosting solutions including Server Management, Virtualization, Disaster Recovery, Remote Monitoring, Network and Security Services -- designed to meet customer's IT management needs and maximize uptime and efficiencies. NaviSite's advanced application services provide full lifecycle management for leading business applications including Oracle, PeopleSoft, Siebel, Lawson, Kronos, Microsoft Dynamics, and SAP -- to ensure customers' applications and the underlying IT infrastructure run at peak performance always. NaviSite offers multiple benefits including cost savings, 99.99% SLA guarantee, quicker deployment, service flexibility, regulatory compliance, better alignment of IT functions with business goals, and 'Exceptional Customer Care' anytime, and anywhere. For more information, visit http://www.navisite.com.

About GSA

The General Services Administration (GSA) is an independent US Government agency of the United States government, established in 1949 to help manage and support the basic functioning of federal agencies. GSA provides workplaces by constructing, managing, and preserving government buildings and by leasing and managing commercial real estate. GSA's acquisition solutions offer private sector professional services, equipment, supplies, telecommunications, and information technology to government organizations and the military. GSA policies promote management best practices and efficient government operations. For more information, please visit www.gsa.gov/.

About NaviSite

NaviSite is a leading provider of cloud enabled enterprise hosting and application management services. It provides customized and scalable solutions leveraging its industry leading hosting infrastructure, full suite of managed services and custom and packaged application life cycle management expertise. Over 1,500 customers depend on NaviSite for customized solutions delivered through its global footprint of 16 state-of-the-art data centers supported by approximately 650 professionals. For more information visit www.navisite.com.