Web Hosting News – EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Today, VISI Inc. announced they have signed a three-year agreement with Contract-Central, a Dahl Consulting company. VISI, a division of TDS Hosted & Managed Services, LLC (TDS HMS), will provide ReliaCloud™ cloud services along with managed services and Internet bandwidth for the Minnesota-based consulting company.
“It was time to move to a local hosting provider with a sound reputation of delivering strong customer support,” said Kevin Moldestad, Operations Manager for Contract-Central. “Our IT infrastructure was aging and we were working with an out-of-state hosting provider that was not providing the customer service we needed. Simply, the time had come to make a switch that will allow us to focus on our clients rather than our IT. After careful evaluation, we decided VISI and their Minnesota-based ReliaCloud service would be the best solution for us. I felt the sales team understood my needs and would be easy to work with as we grow.”
Contract-Central, based in St. Paul, Minn., is a leader in providing solutions to corporations in their quest to procure contingent and full-time staff. The company partners with customers to find creative ways to blend the acquisition and hiring process into one “Human Capital Management” arena.
In choosing VISI’s ReliaCloud service, Contract-Central is able to transfer their IT infrastructure to an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) model. By placing their data on VISI’s ReliaCloud solution, the company can more efficiently care for the day-to-day management of job postings and requisitions for their customers.
VISI offers a comprehensive suite of products and services, including: colocation, managed services, hosted services, and cloud computing infrastructure for small- to enterprise-sized businesses throughout the Midwest. Through its sister company, Vital Support Systems, VISI also sells, installs, and manages IT infrastructure solutions from world-class hardware and software vendors such as Cisco, EMC, Hewlett Packard, VMware, Microsoft, and Citrix.
“We appreciate the trust Contract-Central has placed with our company,” says Terry Swanson, CEO of VISI. “It is our job to do everything possible to ensure they have uninterrupted access to their data and servers. We look forward to providing the IT infrastructure and customer service Contract-Central needs and expects.”
About Contract-Central / Dahl Consulting
Contract-Central is a leader in providing solutions to corporations in their quest to procure contingent and full-time staff. The company’s vision and the objective of the organization is partnering with customers in the “Human Capital Management” arena. Contract-Central’s core competency is managing the process of Contingent and Full-Time Procurement of talent, and finding creative ways to blend those two critical types of acquisition/hiring into one “Human Capital Management Solution” for customers. Contract-Central’s primary goal is to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the customer’s contingent labor program. Their focus is on continuing to provide best-practices and creative ways to partner with clients to increase the quality and value of their Human Capital Supply Chain. For details, visit contract-central.net.
About VISI Inc.
Founded in 1994, VISI is a premier provider of data center solutions in the upper Midwest, including: colocation, managed services, hosted services, and cloud computing infrastructure to companies ranging in size from small to enterprise. VISI facilities are built to Tier 3 standards, SSAE 16 audited and staffed 24×7. VISI, located in Minnesota, joined TDS Hosted & Managed Services, LLC (TDS HMS) in March 2010.
TDS Hosted & Managed Services, LLC is the parent company of OneNeck® IT Services Corp., Vital Support Systems, and VISI Incorporated. TDS HMS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems Inc., is growing rapidly and now employs more than 500 people throughout the U.S. TDS HMS companies specialize in engineering and management of IT infrastructure, including: hosted application management, managed hosting, and ReliaCloud™ enterprise cloud services. TDS HMS owns and operates Tier 3 data centers in Iowa, Minn., and Wis. Visit oneneck.com, vitalsite.com, visi.com and reliacloud.com for more information.
Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 500® company, provides wireless; broadband, TV and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately 7 million customers nationwide through its business units, U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecommunications Corp., and TDS Hosted & Managed Services. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Chicago, TDS employs more than 12,300 people. For investment information, visit teldta.com.
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