UNC Charlotte Selects Hosted Solutions

Charlotte, NC (PressExposure) May 26, 2008 -- Hosted Solutions, the East Coast's premier data center and managed services provider, is pleased to announce today that it has added the University of North Carolina at Charlotte to its roster of clients.

Hosted Solutions operates two data centers in Charlotte. The company, based in Raleigh, North Carolina, recently announced that they had been acquired by a Boston-based private equity firm, ABRY Partners, for $140 million dollars.

Specifically, Hosted Solutions will provide services for The College of Health and Human Services' web-based portal, part of a project for the State Center for Health Statistics. Hosted Solutions will provide bandwidth, managed firewall, collocation, SPLA licensing, OS management, managed backup services at its SAS 70 Type II certified Data Center facility.

The web portal is a part of the North Carolina Community Health Assessment Initiative, which helps health professionals learn about the strengths and health care needs of people in their community. The data collected in the portal will be used to assess the health of individual communities, create effective public programs and policies and evaluate the impact of these initiatives.

Josh Wolff, General Manager for Hosted Solutions says they are proud to align itself with the fourth largest institution within the University of North Carolina system and the largest institution in Charlotte. He said, "This web portal will amplify UNC Charlotte's thought leadership and give them even deeper roots in our state as it will be integral to the advancement of state health care policies. We are honored to play a critical role in the project's success."

Hosted Solutions' full suite of services includes colocation, fully-managed servers, dedicated servers, business continuity services, managed storage, enterprise backup, managed firewall, intrusion and vulnerability detection, load balancing, high availability clustering and comprehensive 24/7 Monitoring and for mission critical applications .

UNC Charlotte, founded in 1946, comprises seven professional colleges and currently offers 18 doctoral programs, 61 master's degree programs and 89 leading to bachelor's degrees . UNC Charlotte boasts more than 75,000 living alumni and adds up to 4,500 new alumni each year.

About UNC Charlotte: A public research university, UNC Charlotte is the fourth largest campus among the 17 institutions of the University of North Carolina system. It is the largest institution of higher education in the Charlotte region. The university offers 18 doctoral programs, 61 master's degree programs and 89 programs leading to bachelor's degrees. Fall 2007 enrollment exceeded 23,000 students, including more than 4,800 graduate students.

About Hosted Solutions

Hosted Solutions’ high quality Data Center and Managed Hosting services maintain and protect customers’ mission-critical IT systems and applications, enabling them to reduce operating costs, lower the risk of downtime, focus on core competencies, and achieve their top business objectives. Acquired in April 2008 by Boston-based ABRY Partners, Hosted Solutions operates SAS 70 Certified facilities in Boston MA, Charlotte NC, Raleigh NC, and Cary NC providing best-of-breed data center operations with hardened physical infrastructure, the highest level of security, and a complete managed services portfolio. For more information please visit http://www.hostedsolutions.com

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Press Release Submitted On: May 22, 2008 at 11:41 am
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