SOURCE: NaviSite, Inc.

NaviSite, Inc.

February 07, 2011 08:00 ET

Springfield Clinic Chooses NaviSite for Move to the Cloud

Healthcare Organization Cites Cost Savings and Fully Managed PeopleSoft Upgrade as Compelling Benefits

ANDOVER, MA--(Marketwire - February 7, 2011) -  NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVI), a premier provider of enterprise-class hosting, managed application, managed messaging and managed cloud services, today announced that Springfield Clinic, an Illinois-based multi-specialty medical clinic with over 300 board-certified providers in nearly every field of medicine, has selected NaviSite's cloud-based Managed Application Services to provide a fully managed, supported and hosted cloud solution for its Oracle® PeopleSoft human resources, payroll and financial applications.

As part of Springfield Clinic's move to the cloud, NaviSite will upgrade the organization's PeopleSoft Enterprise Human Capital Management and PeopleSoft Enterprise Financial Management applications to the latest version, allowing Springfield Clinic to reduce demands on its own IT resources, mitigate risk and significantly lower IT costs.

"NaviSite has been a trusted partner for years, providing exceptional support and upgrade services as part of its Managed Application Services offering," said Jim Hewitt, CIO, Springfield Clinic. "When we considered this latest PeopleSoft upgrade, we recognized that moving these applications to NaviSite's cloud would yield significant cost savings and allow us to maximize our PeopleSoft investment. NaviSite's cloud-enabled Managed Application Services provide built-in security and control, disaster recovery, usage-based pricing, service level guarantees, and unlimited functional and technical support that includes upgrades, allowing us to focus on enhancing our healthcare services rather than running applications."

To deliver superior service levels to its organization, Springfield Clinic will leverage all of the capabilities available from NaviSite's Cloud Managed Application Services portfolio, including:

  • NaviCloud-Enabled Infrastructure - a burstable, high-performance cloud computing platform with integrated Oracle RAC Database.

  • On-Boarding Services - NaviSite's experienced team manages and supports the on-boarding process according to Springfield Clinic's requirements.

  • Application Management Services - NaviSite provides end-to-end, all-inclusive application management of PeopleSoft human resources, payroll and financial applications.

  • Full Lifecycle Management - NaviSite maintains the application, providing frequent vendor-released patches, service packs and minor/major upgrades, as well as all elements of the service delivery infrastructure.

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

  • Built-in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity - NaviSite Cloud MAS includes built-in disaster recovery and business continuity utilizing its state-of-the-art operations center and highly resilient service delivery infrastructure spanning multiple data centers.

"We are thrilled to help Springfield Clinic get the best performance possible from its business-critical applications as NaviSite's cloud-based Managed Application Services act as a transparent extension of their IT department," said Roger Schwanhausser, Senior Vice President, Service Delivery, NaviSite. "Our full breadth of cloud-based application lifecycle management services includes important -- and highly differentiated -- features, such as upgrades and full support, as well as a staff of more than 300 business application experts that understand the complexities of managing and running business applications."

About NaviSite Cloud Managed Application Services
NaviSite Cloud Managed Application Services (MAS) provide complete end-to-end functional and technical support of mission critical applications. By combining time-tested application experience with in-house application management experts, NaviSite saves IT organizations time, money and manpower by handling resource-intensive IT processes, including application installation, customization upgrades and enterprise rollout. NaviSite's MAS leverages NaviCloud -- a state-of-the-art high-performance, enterprise-class cloud computing platform that eliminates upfront capital expenditures, reduces recurring operational costs, and speeds deployment. To learn more, please visit http://www.navisite.com/solutions-managed-application-services.htm or call 1-877-485-9251.

About Springfield Clinic
Springfield Clinic is a progressive, physician-owned and operated multi-specialty medical group, with nearly 350 physicians and mid-level providers, practicing in nearly 40 medical specialties. Springfield Clinic currently employs more than 1900 clinical and administrative staff members, serving a population of nearly one million patients throughout the central Illinois region. As one of the largest private, multi-specialty medical clinics in Illinois, Springfield Clinic is a leader in quality, service and technology. For more information, go to www.SpringfieldClinic.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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