SOURCE: NaviSite, Inc.

NaviSite, Inc.

April 11, 2011 08:00 ET

NaviSite and Deltek Partner to Offer Managed Application Services for Deltek Costpoint

Managed Solution Eliminates Upfront Capital Expenditures and Reduces Operational Costs for Government and Enterprise Customers

ANDOVER, MA--(Marketwire - Apr 11, 2011) - NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVI) and Deltek® (NASDAQ: PROJ), today announced that they have partnered to provide a hosted, managed solution for Deltek's popular financial management suite of Costpoint applications. NaviSite Managed Application Services (MAS) for Deltek Costpoint enable government organizations and enterprise customers to implement a full-featured Costpoint solution while eliminating upfront capital expenditures and reducing operational costs.

Deltek Costpoint is an integrated, end-to-end financial management solution for project-driven organizations. The Costpoint application portfolio includes accounting, project management, human resources, time and attendance, operations, expense management, payroll, recruiting and business development. With the addition of Deltek Costpoint to NaviSite's MAS portfolio, government contracting organizations and enterprise customers can combine the convenience -- and full management support -- of NaviSite's award-winning application hosting platform with the robust feature set and functionality of the Costpoint solution.

NaviSite MAS for Costpoint includes on-boarding, application management, lifecycle management services, and service level guarantees:

  • On-Boarding: NaviSite's experienced team manages and supports the on-boarding process using a structured process that minimizes deployment time. NaviSite has completed more than 200 MAS on-boarding projects.

  • Application Management: NaviSite provides end-to-end, all-inclusive operational and functional management of Costpoint.

  • Lifecycle Management Services: NaviSite's support includes vendor-released patches.

  • Service Level Guarantees: NaviSite offers comprehensive, guaranteed service levels, including application availability, 'response & resolution,' change management, disaster recovery and performance.

As part of this partnership, Deltek and its customers will have access to NaviSite's Sensitive Information Access Service (SIAS), which comprises policies, procedures, and defined approval processes that government organizations and government contractors can use to safeguard sensitive data. SIAS provides guidance and outlines procedures for identifying, safeguarding, using, and maintaining information that the Department of Homeland Security categorizes as Sensitive Security Information (SSI).

"We are excited about this strategic partnership," said Namita Dhallan, Executive VP of Product Strategy and Management for Deltek. "With NaviSite, we now have an alternative application delivery channel that provides government organizations and enterprises with access to our portfolio of Costpoint applications while leveraging the benefits of a hosted, managed solution."

"Managed applications services save organizations time, money and resources associated with deploying and managing today's complex technologies and applications, freeing up IT departments to align their strategic initiatives with their core businesses," said Brady Reiter, General Manager, Managed Application Services, NaviSite. "NaviSite's deep understanding of the complexities of managing and running enterprise business applications allows us to fully address the needs of enterprise customers -- serving as an extension of their IT team and providing them with unparalleled service and support."

About Deltek
Deltek (NASDAQ: PROJ) is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms, government contractors, and government agencies. For decades, we have delivered actionable insight that empowers our customers to unlock their business potential. Over 14,000 organizations and 1.8 million users in approximately 80 countries around the world rely on Deltek to research and identify opportunities, win new business, optimize resources, streamline operations, and deliver more profitable projects. Deltek - Know more. Do more.www.deltek.com.

About NaviSite
NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVI) is a leading worldwide provider of enterprise-class, cloud-enabled hosting, managed applications and services. NaviSite provides a full suite of reliable and scalable managed services, including Application Services, industry-leading Enterprise Hosting, and Managed Cloud Services for organizations looking to outsource IT infrastructures and lower their capital and operational costs. Enterprise customers depend on NaviSite for customized solutions, delivered through a global footprint of state-of-the-art data centers. For more information about NaviSite's services, please visit www.navisite.com.

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