Englewood, Colorado – (via THE HOSTING NEWS) – August 22, 2005 – Verio, a subsidiary of NTT
Communications and a leader in managed hosting solutions, has announced a new partnership with OPTIMUS Corporation, a leading federal government IT
contractor. Under terms of the agreement, OPTIMUS joins the viaVerio Government Partner Program and designates Verio as its premier managed services provider.
Since 1992, OPTIMUS has developed innovative information technology tools and services to enhance public safety, health and the national defense for government customers like the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Environment Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Defense (DOD).
Today, federal information technology officers are tasked with ever- growing demands and complexity around their IT environments, especially in the areas of defense, enterprise management and disaster recovery. As a result of its expertise in the global hosting and managed services market, Verio is uniquely qualified to advise integrator partners and federal agencies on compliance, complex storage and mission-critical security issues.
Joe Whitney, Vice President Strategic Business Development for OPTIMUS commented on the new relationship, “OPTIMUS is pleased to be working with Verio – a company that shares our relentless commitment to customer excellence and premier performance. We’re confident that with Verio’s comprehensive line of managed hosting services, we can jointly deliver high-quality solutions that fulfill the complex infrastructure needs of the federal government community. As the number of federal opportunities continues to grow, Verio will play a key role in helping OPTIMUS successfully compete for this business.”
Doug McMaster, Vice President of Sales for Verio added, “Verio is excited about this burgeoning relationship with OPTIMUS and honored they selected us as their managed hosting partner. Verio continues to gain traction in the federal market, and this partnership reaffirms our ability to deliver a range of solutions to this fast-growing marketplace. We’re continuing to establish new strategic partnerships with key integrators that will strengthen our presence in the federal sector.”
Verio launched its federal program in 2004. Since then, Verio has developed a comprehensive channel partner program and consistently grown the number of federal integrator partners and agency customers. Today agencies served through these partnerships include the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), U.S. Department of Transportation and Department of Veterans Affairs.