Boston, MA February 12, 2009 – Intronis, a leading provider of secure online data backup, archiving and recovery solutions for service providers and businesses, today announced that it has received accreditation under the MSPAlliance’s (MSPA) Vendor Accreditation Program (VAP). VAP is the first program of its kind, specifically designed by managed service providers (MSPs) as a benchmark for vendors that sell to the MSP community.
Vendors who bear the VAP seal have shown they abide by the highest principles of quality in areas such as financial stability, positive channel practices, product research and development, and MSP customer satisfaction.
“The Vendor Accreditation Program is critical to MSPs, as companies that receive accreditation have demonstrated their exceptional commitment to the channel,” said Charles Weaver, president of the MSPAlliance. “We are very proud to have Intronis Technologies certified as a part of this prestigious body of vendors, and look forward to a long, mutually beneficial relationship.”
VAP was created using a wide base of criteria considered as critical by MSPs when selecting a vendor. Criteria examined during the accreditation process include:
- Business practices: Focusing on channel development, channel competition safeguards, experience in the managed services industry, etc.
- Product Roadmap: Examining the vendor’s willingness to invest in their products in order to ensure continued relevance for the MSPs on a continued basis.
- Financial: Examination of financial stability to ensure adequate support of channel initiatives and product development.
- Client References: Vendor must provide at least three MSP specific client references.
“Our unique business model, award-winning Volume Reseller program and overall ability to deliver cost effective and easy-to-use online backup solutions to organizations of any size are sources of great pride for us,” said Eric Webster, VP Sales and Client Services, Intronis. “We are honored to achieve Accredited Vendor status with the MSPAlliance, as it is widely recognized as the industry’s most influential bodies, and look forward to working with its membership of more than 7,000 MSPs.“
The MSPAlliance, with more than 7,000 corporate members worldwide, is committed to increasing reliability and dependability in the industry surrounding the value and benefit of using managed service providers to provide a wide range of mission-critical services. In addition, the MSPAlliance collects data on the practice of managed services on behalf of its members, to help them increase the value delivery of IT to the organizations they serve.
About Intronis Technologies
Founded in 2003, Intronis is a SAS 70-certified online data backup and recovery solution for managed service providers. Intronis utilizes 256-bit AES security and multiple data centers located thousands of miles apart to ensure data protection and availability. Intronis offers managed service providers a secure data solution combined with a robust partner program, the convenience of online account management, and unbeatable customer support. www.intronis.com
The MSPAlliance is a global organization made up of more than 7,000 Managed Service Providers and technology enablers who work in a collaborative effort to define, promote and educate the Managed Services Industry and the end-user consumer on the adoption and successful use of technology through Managed Services. For more information about the MSPAlliance and the Managed Services Accreditation Program please visit www.mspalliance.com.