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Novitex Enterprise Solutions Chooses IBM to Build Its Cloud

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Novitex Enterprise Solutions today announced that they have signed an estimated $10-million agreement for IBM to provide cloud-based Infrastructure and Security services leveraging Softlayer’s open, scalable and secure infrastructure to support Novitex’s industry leading document outsourcing solutions.

Novitex, the industry-leading provider of the Integrated Document Life Cycle™ (IDLC™) end-to-end service solutions, required a flexible, scalable solution to support its rapid growth and expanding offerings, while simultaneously consolidating a distributed set of IT environments in a seamless, singular infrastructure. Novitex also wanted to ensure data security, privacy and compliance for their Fortune 500 clients in a world of increasing security threats.

Novitex needed to deliver the highest level of security for the IDLC services it provides to healthcare companies, financial institutions, government entities, and other clients who have rigorous security, privacy and regulatory compliance concerns. Novitex required a strong partner who would ensure the company’s IT environment was compliant with current and emerging regulatory standards while still being scalable and flexible.

SoftLayer Offers Enterprise Scale Cloud

With SoftLayer, an IBM Company, providing cloud services, Novitex has a highly available, reliable and secure cloud services environment to meet the needs of its growing Fortune 500 client base. Novitex clients also benefit from high availability with built-in disaster recovery. IBM Security Services not only protects data access, but provides deep layers of application security through analytics and event monitoring.

“By leveraging SoftLayer cloud services, we will provide our clients a state-of-the-art IT infrastructure with applications tailored to meet their most challenging business needs,” said John Visentin, Executive Chairman and CEO. “Our private cloud will offer a robust, secure foundation for focused growth and digital transformation with a faster time to market to achieve the most cost-effective results for our clients.”

Novitex is using IBM’s Security and Monitoring solutions to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of the most sensitive client data. SoftLayer is scalable to meet Novitex’s clients’ needs with the ability to rapidly provision workloads throughout its Document Communication Centers around the United States.

As a result, clients’ jobs will be completed and service-level agreements will be met regardless of whether there is a natural disaster, a power outage, a system failure, or simple business disruption.

“SoftLayer cloud services coupled with managed security services, provides Novitex with the flexibility to grow and enable its business to quickly and efficiently manage mission-critical workloads within industries like healthcare and government. IBM’s dynamic management services also give Novitex the ability to fine tune its compute needs quickly,” said IBM General Manager of Cloud Services, Jim Comfort. “Consequently, Novitex will be able to optimize the IT environment and take advantage of the latest technology available on the SoftLayer platform that enables our clients to drive transformation for enterprise IT for the cloud era.”

For more information on Novitex’s cloud technology, visit www.novitex.com/cloud.

Hear Novitex’s Chief Information Officer Vanessa Lapins discuss the IDLC and IBM Cloud services on our Novitex’s YouTube Business Channel: Novitex Chooses IBM to Build Cloud.

About Novitex Enterprise Solutions

Novitex Enterprise Solutions is the industry-leading provider of the Integrated Document Life Cycle™ (IDLC™) in the Document Outsourcing market. Novitex offers data-driven management of inbound and outbound documents for Fortune 500 companies and government institutions. Novitex processes approximately 6.6 Billion multi-channel transactions each year, enabling greater digital transition for enterprise growth. For more information Novitex and the IDLC visit www.novitex.com.

About IBM Cloud Computing

IBM has helped more than 30,000 clients around the world with 40,000 industry experts. Today, IBM has 100+ cloud SaaS solutions, thousands of experts with deep industry knowledge helping clients transform and a network of 40 data centers worldwide. Since 2007, IBM has invested more than $7 billion in 17 acquisitions to accelerate its cloud initiatives and build a high value cloud portfolio. IBM holds 1,560 cloud patents focused on driving innovation. In fact, IBM for the 21st consecutive year topped the annual list of US patent leaders. IBM processes more than 5.5M client transactions daily through IBM's public cloud. For more information about cloud offerings from IBM, visit http://www.ibm.com/cloud. Follow us on Twitter at @IBMcloud and on our blog at http://www.thoughtsoncloud.com. Join the conversation #ibmcloud.

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