SOURCE: Weidenhammer



March 03, 2011 09:00 ET

Weidenhammer Earns SAS 70 Type II Recertification in Hosting and IT Management Services Operation

READING, PA--(Marketwire - March 3, 2011) - Weidenhammer Systems, a leading provider of IT services, recently announced it has achieved third-party recertification in its Hosting and Management Services operation under the Statement on Auditing Standards No. 70 (SAS 70) Type II. The SAS 70 certification is an internationally-recognized standard developed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts (AICPA) and it is the recognized mark of IT service quality. 

"Our SAS 70 certification provides independent, third-party verification that our operations meet or exceed best practice standards in key IT service areas, ensuring the highest levels of security and reliability," states Rick Finley, Vice President of Managed Services and Infrastructure Solutions. "SAS 70 compliance gives our customers assurance that our services and facilities adhere to rigid standards and requirements for performance, security, and high availability. We know that our Cloud-based services and Data Center Operations meet and exceed industry standards through the SAS 70 certification process."

Weidenhammer provides an integrated set of Cloud-based services that deliver IT and network solutions designed to optimize performance and lower the cost of traditional technology infrastructures. Branded as HammerCare, these offerings leverage Weidenhammer's extensive experience in providing remote Data Center Operations and Software-as-a-Service solutions. HammerCare solutions allow organizations to take advantage of Cloud computing services in order to drive out costs associated with network support, supplement current IT staff and skills, and enhance network performance and security. 

HammerCare IT Managed Solutions include:

  • Global Network Operations -- Remote Network Monitoring and Administration of client's IT environments
  • Technology Help Desk
  • Hosted Messaging and Collaboration Solutions (Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint)
  • Hosted E-mail Defense, Archiving, Web Defense and Online Backup and Restore
  • Fully provisioned and managed technology solutions in one of our three Data Center facilities

Global Network Operations -- Network Monitoring, Remediation, and Preventative Maintenance
Weidenhammer's convenient, affordable and automated NOC service handles routine system maintenance and network monitoring functions on a 24/7 basis. From troubleshooting alerts, reviewing backups, defragmenting hard disks, preventing viruses and reducing spyware, HammerCare ensures protection while avoiding disruptions to your business operations.

Technology Help Desk
The Weidenhammer Help Desk solution is an affordable, scalable, highly skilled technical call center based in the United States on a 24/7 basis for your software and hardware products. Our solution is customizable to meet your IT support needs, whether full-time, or all the time as an extension of your internal help desk to afford you live after hours support.

Hosted Messaging and Collaboration
Microsoft Exchange, the preferred e-mail and collaboration platform available for business use, is available through Weidenhammer. Microsoft Exchange helps businesses communicate better with their peers and customers, and increases employee productivity. Weidenhammer offers access to full collaboration functionality via Microsoft Exchange Services with integration capabilities of Instant Messaging, integrated voice and fax to e-mail, and SharePoint document management and collaboration services. In addition, Weidenhammer offers full 99.999 percent uptime, which means less than six minutes of downtime per year, as well as the industry's first 100% data protection guarantee. 

Hosted E-mail Defense
Weidenhammer's sophisticated form of intelligence programming produces highly accurate threat protection. It features:

  • Simple, effortless activation
  • Free up IT resources and reduce costs
  • Integrate network perimeter e-mail protection
  • Safeguard the integrity of business communications
  • Increase employee productivity and control
  • Implement effortless e-mail filtering policy-setting, including group policies
  • Protection against information loss and business disruption with our disaster recovery service

Hosted E-mail Archiving
A recent Gartner Group study discovered that 97% of all business communication was via e-mail. This means that e-mails are an essential part of companies' records and must be stored for the same time period that written records would be stored. Weidenhammer Hosted E-mail archiving solution provides:

  • Reduce legal exposure with message archiving
  • Real-time data as opposed to point-in-time backups
  • Advanced search options and fast, accurate information retrieval

Hosted Web Defense
Along with the many benefits of the Web are various opportunities for infection, malicious infiltration and corporate risk. Weidenhammer offers a solution to these security web threats with our SaaS Web protection. This hosted service will provide effective perimeter protection and economical control over unauthorized, unproductive workplace Internet and bottom line cost savings.

Hosted Online Backup and Restore
Weidenhammer utilizes Internet Vault™, a business class online data backup and recovery service that safeguards critical business data in a secure offsite location. Using the highest level of compression and data encryption available the Internet Vault enables businesses to automatically protect digital information and restore it at any time from any location.

Web Hosting Services
Weidenhammer offers Web hosting services to complement our application development services. Web applications are deployed on shared Web servers and database servers to reduce costs to our clients while leveraging common tools and technologies required by many sites on a single server.

About Weidenhammer

Weidenhammer Systems Corporation, founded in 1978, is a provider of Information Technology solutions for the commercial and education marketplace. In addition to its headquarters in Reading, PA, Weidenhammer maintains six branch offices in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Colorado, and Arizona, and has 200 professionals on staff. The company has core competencies in consulting, software development, infrastructure solutions and IT managed services, as well as school district administrative solutions. Weidenhammer has strategic relationships with Cisco, Pearson, Microsoft, HP, IBM, and LANSA.

Contact Information

  • Contact Information

    For more information on Weidenhammer Hosting and IT managed services, please contact
    Chuck Zwicker
    Director of Commercial Sales at Weidenhammer
    Email Contact