Vital Support Systems Receives HP ServiceOne Expert Designation

Vital Support Systems Receives HP ServiceOne Expert Designation 
DES MOINES, IA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/31/13 --  Vital Supports
Systems, a TDS Hosted and Managed Services company, has been named a
2013 Hewlett-Packard (HP) ServiceOne Expert partner. The designation
is HP's premier level of partnership and only accessible to HP's
highest performing partners.  
"This certification recognizes our employee efforts to provide
customers with the highest levels of local expertise and solutions
spanning the entire IT solution lifecycle," says Jeff Sparling, CEO
of Vital Support Systems, LLC. "I'm proud of our team for their
efforts, HP is recognizing our ability to help customers leverage new
technologies to achieve success." 
As an HP ServiceOne Expert, Vital Support Systems is now recognized

--  Providing the highest levels of local expertise backed by HP's global
--  Acting as a single point of contact for complex solutions;
--  Meeting HP's high standards of service quality and technology
--  Offering solutions spanning the entire IT solution lifecycle; and
--  Having ready access to HP's extensive technical resources.

"We are pleased to recognize Vital Support Systems as a 2013 HP
ServiceOne Expert," says Ken Archer, vice president of Americas
Channels and Alliances, Technology Services at Hewlett-Packard. "HP's
ServiceOne Expert Partner designation is designed for our
top-performing partners. As an Expert partner, we consider Vital part
of an elite group of companies qualified to plan, manage, and deliver
even the most ambitious projects, spanning the entire IT solution
To reach this designation, partners must demonstrate high performance
in total sales, total operating performance, service sales
certifications, delivery certifications and the highest quality
As an Expert Partner, Vital Support Systems will sell and deliver HP
service contracts, HP contractual services in commercial and
enterprise products, selected HP Professional Services, and HP Care
Pack Services.  
About HP ServiceOne
 HP ServiceOne enables partners to expand their
technology services portfolio and the choice of co-branding services
with Hewlett Packard. Partners can also leverage HP's metrics and
rewards to further incentivize revenue opportunities and reduce risk.
Achieving Expert accreditation carries a number of benefits including
expanding the HP products that partners can deliver service on as an
accredited partner. This in turn allows accredited partners to work
closely with HP to provide clients with a full range of services
throughout the product life-cycle. 
About Vital Support Systems:
 Founded in 2001, Vital Support Systems
is an information technology company providing network and systems
solutions, cloud infrastructure, colocation and managed services to
businesses nationwide. Vital Support Systems provides the most
flexible infrastructure options in the industry -- on-premise,
colocated in one of our Tier 3 data centers, or in the cloud, using
ReliaCloud(TM) Infrastructure-as-a Service (IaaS). In addition, Vital
partners with global leaders, such as: Cisco, Citrix, EMC, HP,
Microsoft, VMware and others to design, procure, implement, or manage
mission critical solutions. To provide an even more comprehensive
range of IT services, Vital joined TDS Hosted & Managed Services
(HMS) in June 2012. Visit for more information. 
TDS Hosted & Managed Services, LLC is the parent company of OneNeck
IT Services Corp., Vital Support Systems, and VISI Incorporated. TDS
HMS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc.,
a Fortune 500(R) company. TDS HMS is growing rapidly; now employing
more than 500 people throughout the U.S. TDS HMS companies specialize
in engineering and management of IT infrastructure, including: hosted
application management, managed hosting, and ReliaCloud(TM)
enterprise cloud services. TDS HMS owns and operates Tier 3 data
centers in Iowa, Minn. and Wis. Visit,, and for more information.  
Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a Fortune 500(R) company, provides
wireless; broadband, TV and voice; and hosted and managed services to
approximately 7 million customers in 36 states through its business
units, U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecommunications Corp. and TDS Hosted &
Managed Services. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Chicago,
Telephone and Data Systems and its subsidiaries employ more than
12,000 people. For investment information, visit (NYSE:
For more information contact: 
Cindy Tomlinson
Associate Manager-Public Relations
TDS Hosted & Managed Services
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