January 9, 2008 (HOSTSEARCH.COM) Data center and managed services provider Hosted Solutions (http://www.hostedsolutions.com) has been chosen to provide managed hosting for mShopper (http://shop.mshopper.com), a mobile commerce infrastructure provider. Hosted Solutions will facilitate mShoppers hosted applications and other requirements through its Boston data center for a period of three years.
The company was chosen based on its ability to provide a fully managed enterprise infrastructure and 100% network uptime. The company will provide Hi-Touch dedicated servers alongside managed firewall, SPLA licensing, OS management, managed backups, and network connectivity. Hosted Solutions will also monitor all aspects of the solution they are providing.
We primarily chose to work with Hosted Solutions because of its highly regarded reputation of security and reliability within the industry. In delivering a product or service in a hosted model, guaranteed availability and support for our environment is critical to our success, explained mShoppers Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Alec Karys. By utilizing Hosted Solutions tailored enterprise managed hosting solution, our technical team has the flexible platform necessary to deliver our cutting edge application, without the hassles of everyday IT functions. Hosted Solutions truly is a partner with our long-term success in mind.
mShoppers unique and innovative on demand application can fundamentally change the way the general public makes critical purchases, added Hosted Solutions Vice President of Business Development and General Manager for Hosted Solutions Boston Data Center, Mr. Gary McAuliffe. As their business continues to grow and adapt, they need IT systems and operations that are as visionary as their company. mShopper recognizes that Hosted Solutions can provide them with a superior managed solution that will support both their current business objectives and future growth. This is a great example of how Hosted Solutions experience at providing highly-available and cost-effective IT solutions for business applications and technology investments can allow our clients to remain focused on their core competencies.
mShopper enables shoppers to purchase more than 10 million products via mobile telephones and other handheld devices. Hosted Solutions managed hosting and data center services are provided through four SAS 70 Type II certified data centers in the United States.