Data Return Achieves Ninth Consecutive Quarter of Profitability
Key Client Additions and High Client Retention Drive Success
DALLAS (July 27, 2004) Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Data Return, LLC, a leading tier-one provider of complex managed hosting, today announced the company has achieved its ninth consecutive quarter of profitability, adding several new clients, growing current client accounts and exceeding its client retention goal in Q2.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“We continue to experience positive growth in every aspect of our business,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Steven J. Armond, chief financial officer at Data Return. Ã¢â‚¬Å“New business efforts as well as an exceptional client retention rate drove a very strong fiscal quarter for us. Our financial results continue to exceed our expectations and ultimately differentiate the company within our industry.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Key new clients include PerkinElmer, Inc., LandryÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Restaurants, Inc., and Everdream. Companies expanding their services with Data Return include Fandango, Inc., ProcessClaims and RadioShack.
“PerkinElmer is committed to providing innovation, precision and reliability in each of our products, so those factors were also highly important to us in choosing a managed hosting provider,” said Gary Lee, director of global IT Infrastructure at PerkinElmer, Inc. “Data Return has proven to be committed to our business by providing a comprehensive customer support team and technical staff that will manage our entire system, including comprehensive application support, allowing us to focus on the needs or our customers.”
Data Return increased its focus on high growth opportunities in 2004 by more than doubling its sales force and investing in ongoing innovations in digitalOpsÃ¢â€žÂ¢, Data ReturnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s service delivery platform that allows for efficiency and technical superiority to manage all areas of clientsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ mission-critical applications. The company also augmented its client services organization by focusing additional resources on cultivating long-term partnerships. Through understanding each clientÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s specific business and technology needs, the team is able to recommend and deliver unique solutions to help customers succeed.
ABOUT DATA RETURN
Founded in 1996, Data Return provides IT operations and managed hosting services to leading companies around the world, with thousands of servers under management. These companies rely on Data ReturnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s experience, proven capabilities, financial stability, and innovative digitalOps service delivery platform to manage their business-critical applications on the Windows, Solaris and Enterprise Linux platforms. For information on Data Return and Highly Managed HostingÃ¢â€žÂ¢, visit www.datareturn.com or call 1.800.767.1514.