06-09-08 | Blog Post
ANN ARBOR, MICH. – (June 9, 2008) – Otava, a leading data center operator and managed services company, announces today the addition of White Pine Systems, LLC, an emerging provider of online Personal Health Records solutions, to its rapidly growing and diversified customer portfolio.
White Pine Systems’ flagship product, SPINN phr, the Secure Personal Information & Notification Network, is a market leading personal health record system designed to put consumers in control of their personal health information while making that critical information available any time, any place.
“As our population ages, more and more of us either suffer from a chronic medical condition or are close to someone with such a condition,” said Doug Dormer, president, and co-founder of White Pine Systems. “Having that information available is critical to our ability to lead active and fulfilling lives. Availability, security and reliability are absolute requirements for our customers.”
“We chose Online Tech because of the company’s reputation for reliability and its responsiveness to customers in support of mission-critical applications,” said Mr. Dormer. “We are thrilled to find such a world-class data center right here in Ann Arbor, our home town.”
Online Tech will host the servers and provide managed services including data backup for White Pine’s SPINN Personal Health Record system out of its newest data center located at Avis Farms, in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
“We are honored to have White Pine Systems in our customer portfolio,” said Yan Ness, Online Tech’s chief executive officer. “We have designed and built our business to provide the highest levels of service and support for mission-critical solutions like SPINN. We know SPINN will be of tremendous value for the public, particularly for people dealing with chronic illness. We are pleased to be a part of this important solution.”
Online Tech provides colocation, dedicated servers, and managed data center services for always-on computing applications. Online Tech delivers the high-reliability computing infrastructure so its clients can maximize their return by focusing on their high-value applications and services.