Offsite Data Backup News: Dynamic Edge Partners with Online Tech

Posted 4.27.09 by

Lack of a Data Backup Plan is one of the Single Biggest Risks for Businesses

(Ann Arbor, MI – April 27, 2009) Dynamic Edge announced today that they have selected Online Tech as their offsite backup partner for their Fixed IT managed service program for small and mid-size businesses.

Dynamic Edge has already begun offering clients the new offsite backup services exclusively to Online Tech’s SAS 70 audited Michigan data centers.

“Having the ability to electronically backup data to an offsite, secure data center fills a growing need in the market” states Bruce McCully, CEO of Dynamic Edge. As part of Dynamic Edge’s Fixed IT solution, Dynamic Edge is able to securely send client’s data over the Internet to one of Online Tech’s data centers. The client’s data is then backed up at a separate physical location (offsite backup) that can be recovered in the case of a disaster.

The lack of backup data is one of the single biggest risks for businesses when a disaster strikes. A 2006 Gartner study suggests that 40% of businesses that lose their data go out of business within 5 years of the loss. That’s because more and more businesses are critically dependent on their data and software for their fundamental operations.

The partnership between Dynamic Edge and Online Tech began at a retreat for the leaders of “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch.” The Michigan 50 Companies to Watch Awards are presented each year to high-performing, second-scategorye companies in the state of Michigan.

At the recent offsite retreat, Yan Ness, CEO for Online Tech and Bruce McCully, CEO of Dynamic Edge, were comparing notes and found an interesting synergy between their businesses that led to the partner agreement. While Online Tech focuses on outsourced outsourced IT located at the customer’s premises. data centers, where all of the heavy computing is done, Dynamic Edge focuses on

About Dynamic Edge

Dynamic Edge (www.dynedge.com) cuts IT and computer support costs as much as 46% while simultaneously eliminating recurring computer problems, downtime and the threat of data loss. As a full service IT consulting company, Dynamic Edge also provides server administration, network engineering, custom programming and specialized financial reporting.

About Online Tech

Online Tech (www.onlinetech.com) is Michigan’s premier Managed Data Center Operator. Online Tech helps companies manage their growing demand for data and computing capacity through its SAS-70 secure and reliable multi-tenant data centers. With a full range of colocation, dedicated server hosting and managed service options, industry leaders trust Online Tech to insure their servers are always on, always online, and always safe.

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