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NaviSite EVP and CTO Denis Martin to Speak at Cloud Expo Europe

Martin to discuss requirements for a transaction-capable cloud

NaviSite, Inc., a provider of cloud-enabled enterprise hosting and application management services, announced on Wednesday that its Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Denis Martin will present "Tales from the Transactional Cloud" at the Cloud Expo Europe, the 6th International Cloud Expo. Cloud Expo Europe will be held June 21-22, 2010, in Prague, Czech Republic.

One of the inhibitors of wide-scale adoption of ecommerce and other transactional applications is the perception that cloud-based services are not yet transaction-capable. Transaction-based applications require an infrastructure that ensures security, dependability, and the ability to handle large volumes. In addition, e-commerce applications require proven credit card processing capabilities. In his presentation, Mr. Martin will review the requirements of transaction-capable cloud services, including real-time performance and its underlying infrastructure, multi-pronged security, and compliance capabilities that are needed to adhere to compliance standards. He will also present a case study of a company running transaction-based applications in the cloud.

Who: Denis Martin, Executive VP and Chief Technology Officer, NaviSite
What: Tales from the Transactional Cloud
When: Tuesday, June 22, 2:10 pm in Track 2: Cloud Security, Storage & Standards
Where: Prague Hilton Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic

About Denis Martin
Denis Martin is Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of NaviSite. His role reflects his continued contributions to NaviSite's strategic direction, including acquisition activity, and product, service, and channel development. Mr. Martin brings 20+ years of business experience and has served in several positions in the company, most recently as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. He has extensive experience in network-based computing and outsourced delivery of business solutions and managed services. Before joining NaviSite, Mr. Martin managed the national hosting and application services organization for AppliedTheory, Inc. As a co-founder of AppliedTheory, Inc., he was instrumental in the development of the company's managed service offering by combining traditional hosting services with application development, integration and support services. Mr. Martin served as Senior Director of Software Engineering at AppliedTheory's predecessor, NYSERNet, the world's first regional Internet service provider. He has also acted as a consultant to several state and federal agencies developing network and application programs at local, state and national levels.

About NaviSite
NaviSite, Inc. is a leading worldwide provider of enterprise-class, cloud-enabled hosting, managed applications and services. Since 1997, NaviSite has provided a full suite of reliable and scalable managed services, including Applications Services, industry-leading Enterprise Hosting, and Managed  Cloud Services for enterprises looking to outsource IT infrastructures and lower their capital and operational costs. Nearly 1,400 customers depend on NaviSite for customized solutions, delivered through a global footprint of more than a dozen state-of-the-art data centers supported by approximately 600 professionals. For more information about NaviSite's services, please visit www.navisite.com.

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