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Tenzing and Professional Access Form Strategic Partnership to Deliver "One Source for All" Solution for Oracle Commerce

Partnership Leverages the Strengths of Both Companies; Enables Professional Access to White Label Tenzing's Managed Hosting Solutions

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/12 -- Tenzing Managed IT Services, a leading provider of hosting solutions for e-commerce clients, System Integrators (SIs) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers, and Professional Access, an Oracle® Accelerate Solution Provider and Platinum-Level member of the Oracle Partner Network (OPN), today announced a new strategic partnership. Tenzing and Professional Access will draw from each organization's respective areas of expertise to provide a complete, seamlessly integrated solution for the Oracle Commerce Platform.

Under the terms of the partnership agreement, Professional Access will offer Tenzing's managed hosting solutions to its customers worldwide. The agreement enables Professional Access to white label Tenzing's services, and includes joint strategic planning and co-marketing activities designed to expand and enhance the service offerings of each organization.

"We have over 300 man years of ATG expertise within our organization, and carry proven credentials of implementing the ATG stack of products across the retail industry and for different business models like B2C, B2B and B2E," says James Schermerhorn, VP Partnerships, Professional Access Xcelerated Commerce. "By partnering with a leading Managed Service Provider (MSP) like Tenzing and combining our expertise with the strength of our Oracle Accelerate product for Oracle Commerce, we can deliver a tightly integrated, end-to-end solution that provides clients with one source for all of their Oracle Commerce needs. Our partnership with Tenzing will help our fashion, apparel and other clients reduce their time-to-market and fast track production."

Tenzing managed hosting reduces the ongoing business risks, capital requirements, and operational costs associated with the reliable, secure, and scalable delivery of complex e-commerce applications like Oracle Commerce applications. Tenzing works with best-of-breed partners to deliver solutions that effectively address a broader range of challenges faced by their clients.

"Our new partnership with Professional Access aligns with our strategy of becoming a leading MSP for e-commerce in the Americas," says Brian Shepard, founder and CEO of Tenzing. "The proven expertise of Professional Access in Oracle Commerce perfectly complements our knowledge and experience in e- commerce. It extends the value Tenzing consistently delivers to companies that want to grow their e-commerce business and not worry about the applications or infrastructure that support it."

About Professional Access

Professional Access (PA) established in 1993, is part of 3i-Infotech group. Our penchant for customer satisfaction has helped us build value based partnership with Global Fortune Clients in the realm of Omni- Channel Commerce, Financial Services & Insurance, Healthcare, Travel & Hospitality and Telecom. We combine our domain consulting expertise with technology and program/project management capabilities in providing business-enabling solutions that provide our customers strategic advantage in the market place and translate their most demanding business objectives. Our proven Global Delivery Model (PA-GDM) leverages established processes of SEI CMMI maturity model and blends an optimal use of onsite/onshore and offshore teams to deliver a full portfolio of services that include Business Analysis & Consulting, Technology Assessment, Application Development, Application Maintenance & Support, Systems Integration, Implementation, Testing, Migration and Program Management Services. Our Xcelerated Commerce Powered by PA, is our next generation solutions footprint to help customers realize the value of their commerce implementations faster. These solutions leverage the Oracle Commerce Applications Stack, but have prebuilt functionality and best practices to along the customer to spend time implementing differentiated functionality. Team "Professional Access" is driven by the passion of providing clients with resolute business results achieved through consistent consulting practice and steadfast technology focus.

About Tenzing Managed IT Services

Founded in 1998 and serving more than 450 customers, Tenzing is a leading provider of hosting solutions for e-commerce clients, System Integrators (SIs), and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers. Tenzing's mature IT Service Management (ITSM) and ITIL best practices provide the foundation for reliable, secure, and scalable delivery of complex applications around the clock. Backed by comprehensive Service Level Agreements (SLAs), Tenzing is ISO 27001 and SSAE 16 Type II certified with data centres in Toronto, ON, and Vancouver and Kelowna, BC. Tenzing also offers Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI- DSS) solutions for e-commerce and other clients managing credit card information. For more information, visit www.tenzing.com.

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