SOURCE: NaviSite, Inc.

June 11, 2007 08:30 ET

NaviSite Optimizes Kinetics' Oracle Systems

Innovative Mechanical Systems Provider Leverages NaviSite's Expertise to Add Significant Value to Its Business

ANDOVER, MA--(Marketwire - June 11, 2007) - NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVI), a leading provider of application solutions, hosting and content delivery services, today announced that Kinetics Systems, Inc. ( selected NaviSite to optimize the company's Oracle systems. Kinetics, a global process and mechanical solutions company, which primarily services the electronics and biopharmaceutical industries, turned to NaviSite to streamline its business by upgrading to Oracle's 11i integrated application suite and adding additional Oracle functionality.

Since December of 2006, NaviSite has performed a full migration of Kinetics' Oracle systems from version 11.03 to version 11i and implemented two new Oracle applications. In addition, NaviSite reduced the number of cumbersome system customizations, which had resulted from Kinetics' numerous business expansions. In order to better meet the needs of Kinetics' customers, who have intricate business processes and a broad footprint, NaviSite also created a custom application and added services for cash management.

"Working with NaviSite has been a true partnership for Kinetics; they've provided valuable guidance and worked hand-in-hand with our team to define and achieve our most important business goals, all while navigating extremely complex technological requirements," said John Spikula, Director of Information Technology at Kinetics. "Because NaviSite was ready to hit the ground running, we were able to immediately increase the functionality of our software and add value to our business."

"As a large global company that provides process solutions across industries ranging from biopharmaceutical to engineering, it is imperative that Kinetics' internal technology infrastructure be as advanced as the solutions they provide to their customers," said Nasir Cochinwala, Senior Vice President of Professional Services at NaviSite. "It's not uncommon for us to see a company like Kinetics that's been working in the same Oracle environment for years. Our Professional Services team is uniquely skilled at performing complex migrations and is committed to delivering deep technical expertise that allows our clients to focus on growing their core businesses."

NaviSite Professional Services helps organizations maximize their enterprise application investment, through industry domain expertise and global delivery capabilities. NaviSite specializes in implementation and hosting services for the Oracle product family, with particular emphasis on Oracle E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft Enterprise, Siebel Analytics and Fusion Middleware.

About Kinetics

Kinetics is an agile, global process and mechanical systems provider focused on the electronics, biopharmaceutical and other strategic industries. We are committed to drive industry leadership and earn customer loyalty by delivering innovative process solutions through continuous improvement, exceptional teamwork and world-class performance. For more information, please visit

About NaviSite

NaviSite is a leading provider of application solutions, hosting and content delivery services for mid market companies. With over 950 customers in 14 data centers; offices in the US, UK and India; NaviSite is the partner of choice for outsourcing enterprise applications and related technology services to drive IT Efficiency and Effectiveness. NaviSite delivers a unique combination of application implementation and management, hosting and content delivery services to provide full lifecycle support for today's industry leaders. For more information, please visit

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