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eTegrity Announces Successful Completion of MSPAlliance Vendor Accreditation Program

eTegrity joins vendor-neutral program for benchmarking service-enabling technology vendors worldwide

PARSIPPANY, NJ - eTegrity Inc.a leading channel provider of online data backup services, 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 who 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 important to MSPs, since companies that receive accreditation have demonstrated their ongoing commitment to the channel," said Charles Weaver, president of the MSPAlliance. "We are very proud to have eTegrity as a part of this prestigious body of vendors."

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.
"We are pleased to have received this recognition from MSPAlliance," said Steven Ferman, eTegrity's President and CEO. "We have always been dedicated to our MSP Partners, from protecting them in the market to providing them with a best-of-breed data recovery solution. This accreditation is another way for us to illustrate that dedication!"

About eTegrity - eTegrity, Inc., a privately-held company located In Pine Brook, New Jersey, offers a disk-to-disk backup solution exclusively through Channel Partners. Its unique appliance-based approach combines the ease of on-site data recovery with the security of off-site storage. eTegrity's Channel Partner programs are designed so that Solutions Providers are ensured of maintaining client ownership while offering a best-in-class backup solution.

To learn more about eTegrity's Channel Partner Programs please visit the Company's website www.etegrity.com or contact Jeff Cox,
jeffrey.cox@etegrity.com, or 877.922.DATA

About MSPAlliance - The MSPAlliance is a professional association of 8,000 managed service providers and service-enabling technology vendors, 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. MSPAlliance member companies' are able to achieve Green IT Certifications, Disaster Recovery Certifications, and ultimately achieve MSPAlliance Accredited Provider Status. The MSPAlliance also offers many member benefits, such as Insurance, leasing programs, educational workshops and an online Managed Services Institute. For more information about the MSPAlliance please visit www.mspalliance.com

CONTACT:
Jeff Cox
877.922.DATA x211
jeffrey.cox@etegrity.com

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