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Retail Solutions (RSi) selects prov.net as data center – colocation services provider

Location, SSAE16/AT104 SOC II and Ability to Accommodate Future Growth Were Key Factors

Providence, R.I., March 5, 2012 – Provdotnet, LLC. A leading provider of data center solutions, today announced that it has begun providing a multi-cabinet colocation solution to Retail Solutions Inc.

Retail Solutions, based in Mountain View California, develops and delivers a comprehensive suite of award- winning software- as- a- service (SaaS) solutions that turn downstream data, such as point- of- sale (POS), supply chain, merchandiser feedback and category data, into actionable visibility into the store and onto the shelf.

“We selected prov.net because we needed to better support our customer and user communities by moving our computing platform and related data center closer to our technical operations staff which is located in Cranston, RI.” “Prov.net’s proposal provided us the opportunity to re-locate much of our existing data center operations to Rhode Island, and they also demonstrated that they could accommodate anticipated growth”, said Richard Swan, RSi’s Chief Technical Officer.

Ron Sacks, Provdotnet’s Managing Partner, said that RSi required a “SAS70″provider to host their platform and also said, “prov.net had completed the SSAE16/AT104 SOC2 which replaced the SAS70 Type II AICPA standards”. Sacks noted, “the addition of RSI essentially doubles the utilization of prov.net’s initial site, and as a result prov.net has begun commissioning their second site, a rack-ready 3800 square foot data center also located in Providence”. Sacks said, “The second site should be ready for new customers no later than mid-April”.

About Retail Solutions
Retail Solutions is the largest and fastest -growing company in the Retail Execution Management field, has more experience with processing customer – specific retailer data than any other company. Retailers and consumer product goods (CPG) companies use Retail Solutions to grow sales, reduce- out- of – stocks, improve promotion execution and effectiveness, maximize retail operation productivity and foster collaborative relationships in the retail industry to improve product availability for the end- consumer.

About Provdotnet LLC
Provdotnet, LLC is a colocation, cloud services and managed data center services provider located in Providence, RI. Provdotnet opened its initial 2000 square foot facility at 1155 Westminster Street in July 2009 for customers requiring disaster recovery, cloud services, managed services and colocation facilities. Currently, Provdotnet has over 6000 square feet and can house up to 200 full data cabinets and associated computing equipment. Provdotnet also has the ability to expand the existing facility up to 10,000 square feet, significantly expanding overall capacity if and when needed.

More information is available at https://provdotnet.wpengine.com

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