SOURCE: NaviSite, Inc.

NaviSite, Inc.

January 10, 2011 08:00 ET

NaviSite Positioned in the Challengers Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service and Web Hosting

Report Includes NaviSite Based on Ability to Execute and Completeness

ANDOVER, MA--(Marketwire - January 10, 2011) - NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVI), a premier provider of enterprise-class hosting, managed application, managed messaging and managed cloud services, announced today that it has been positioned as a Challenger in Gartner, Inc.'s 2010 Cloud Infrastructure as a Service and Web Hosting Magic Quadrant report.1

NaviSite secured a coveted position in the Challenger quadrant based on its completeness of vision and ability to execute. Gartner Magic Quadrants provide a snapshot of how vendors perform in a market segment with the goal of helping end users make better informed decisions about companies they may be looking to partner with, or whose services or products they may want to purchase.

"We are extremely proud to be positioned as a Challenger within Gartner's Cloud Infrastructure as a Service and Web Hosting Magic Quadrant," said R. Brooks Borcherding, NaviSite's President and Chief Executive Officer. "We consider this strong recognition of our strategy, and our ability to deliver best-in-class cloud services. We are leading the way in innovation, and have proven to be extremely flexible, dynamic and responsive in meeting customer requirements, as demonstrated by our track record of exceeding customer expectations."

Since launching its Cloud Managed Services in June 2010, NaviSite has added 22 new enterprise cloud computing customers, and announced one of the first customers to migrate mission critical applications to the cloud (DAI Selects NaviSite for Oracle Financial Applications in the Cloud). NaviSite has also announced Apple® iPad support, as well as Role-Based Access Control, Airlock, and Dynamic Resource Instrumentation for improved cloud management, flexibility, security and control. NaviSite also recently launched NaviSite TestDev Cloud, a cloud-based Development and Testing Solution.

About the Magic Quadrant
The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2010 by Gartner Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

1 Gartner Inc., "Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service and Web Hosting" by Lydia Leong and Ted Chamberlin, 22 December 2010.

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 enterprises 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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