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Forsythe Solutions Successfully Pilots Powered By Nine Online Backup

Cliff Boodoosingh, Exec. Editor on January 13, 2011
 

Premier IT infrastructure integrator assesses Nine Technology's online backup and recovery solutions

MIDDLEBORO, Mass., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine Technology, an industry-driving developer of online data backup and recovery solutions, announced today that Forsythe Solutions Group Inc. has examined Nine Technology's Powered By Nine™ platform in a two-stage internal pilot program. Forsythe's successful testing of the Nine Technology ONE and PRO offerings adds to the list of organizations that have performed individual benchmarks on the Powered By Nine™ solutions and found them capable of offering reliable data backup and recovery for large enterprises.

"I've worked with Forsythe in the past and I'm thrilled they chose Powered By Nine™ to be an effective solution to use within their own IT infrastructure," said Tom Gelson, founder and CEO of Nine Technology. "The pilot program was designed to put the technology through its paces, and for such a respected company as Forsythe to verify its capabilities is rewarding to our team."

The rigorous two-stage testing program of the Powered By Nine™ solutions included extensive initial analysis by Forsythe's IT department, followed by a wider pilot program of the solution among Forsythe personnel.  Thirty end users evaluated the system for backup and restore efficiency and comprehensiveness, with consideration also paid to the user interface and to the overall ease of use.  Forsythe will now begin to deploy Powered by Nine™ ONE and PRO throughout their organization.

"Our pilot testing found the Powered By Nine™ online backup and recovery platform to be an effective and robust solution for backing up stored data to the cloud," said Abdul Mohsin, associate operations administrator of Forsythe. "It allows us to free up space on our storage servers and also to centrally manage individual end-user backups."

About Nine Technology

Nine Technology delivers simple, powerful and cost-effective turnkey online backup and restore solutions for managed service providers (MSPs), value-added resellers and IT consultants. The Powered By Nine™ solutions enable service providers to quickly offer reliable and scalable services to protect their customers' critical data stored on desktops, laptops and servers. It is our goal to know our customers' business and help them build revenue. For more information, visit www.ninetechnology.com.

About Forsythe

Founded in 1971, Forsythe is an information technology infrastructure integrator. Forsythe helps complex organizations across all industries, including Fortune 1000 companies, optimize the cost and manage the risk of their IT while improving performance. Forsythe provides independent technology and business consulting services, technology leasing services, and value-added reseller services for all the leading technology product manufacturers. Headquartered in Skokie, Illinois, Forsythe employs over 900 people in nearly 50 offices throughout the United States and Canada. Forsythe is privately held and 100-percent employee-owned. In 2009, Forsythe achieved its 39th consecutive year of profitability with estimated revenues of $688 million. Forsythe's annual report will be available next month. Forsythe McArthur Associates Inc., Forsythe Solutions Group Inc., Forsythe Federal Solutions Corp., Forsythe Technology Canada Inc. and Forsythe International Inc. are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Forsythe Technology Inc. For more information, visit www.forsythe.com.

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