Grand Avenue Software Chooses VISI's ReliaCloud(TM) Service

Grand Avenue Software Chooses VISI's ReliaCloud(TM) Service

Long-time VISI customer, Grand Avenue Software, expands relationship to
leverage best-in-class data center, IT expertise and scalability.

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Aug. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - VISI Inc.
announced today they have signed a new three-year contract with Grand Avenue
Software, Inc. to provide ReliaCloud, data center and managed services. A
long-time VISI customer, Grand Avenue Software has contracted for the latest
VISI services to leverage increased data center capacity and performance,
enhanced online security and strengthened data protection.

"The hosted deployment of our Grand Avenue solution on VISI's data center
resources has been very successful over the past few years," said Ron Schmitz,
president and CEO, Grand Avenue Software. "This success has driven increased
demand. VISI's ReliaCloud offering provides the enhanced expandability,
scalability, reliability, security, and data protection we need in the data
center. The combination of our software with VISI's data center capabilities
and expertise continues to be an attractive solution for our
customers--startup, small, and medium-sized medical products companies."

Grand Avenue Software is a St. Paul-based company focused on delivering
quality system software solutions for medical products companies. The Grand
Avenue solution may be installed at the customer site or used via a hosted
deployment which leverages VISI's data center resources and expertise.

"We are pleased to expand the business relationship with Grand Avenue
Software, providing the newest VISI solutions and technologies," said Terry
Swanson, CEO of VISI. "Our ReliaCloud offering is the result of our aggressive
investments in new data center facilities, technologies and computing
expertise. It is rewarding to see it all come together in providing increased
uptime and system reliability, expandability, security and data protection for
Grand Avenue Software and their customers."

VISI provides Grand Avenue Software with managed dedicated server, firewall,
and backup/recovery services through ReliaCloud. The ReliaCloud cloud service
leverages VISI's Tier III best-in-class SSAE 16 compliant data center and
VISI's team of certified experts.

VISI, a division of TDS Hosted & Managed Services, LLC (TDS HMS), offers a
comprehensive suite of products and services, including: colocation, managed
services, hosted services, and ReliaCloud cloud computing infrastructure for
small- to enterprise-sized businesses throughout the Midwest. Through its
sister company, Vital Support Systems, VISI also sells, installs, and manages
IT infrastructure solutions from world-class hardware and software vendors
such as Cisco, EMC, Hewlett Packard, VMware, Microsoft, and Citrix.

Learn more about Grand Avenue Software and VISI.

For more information contact: Cindy Tomlinson, Associate Manager - Public
Relations / TDS HMS / 608-664-4471 /

About Grand Avenue Software

Grand Avenue Software delivers a suite of integrated web solutions that
automate quality processes for companies serving the life sciences industries.
Solution areas include document control, design control, corrective and
preventive action, control of non-conforming materials, audits, complaint
handling, training, and equipment management. The result: dramatically
improved efficiency and compliance. For more information, visit

About VISI Inc.

Founded in 1994, VISI is a premier provider of data center solutions in the
upper Midwest, including: colocation, managed services, hosted services, and
cloud computing infrastructure to companies ranging in size from small to
enterprise. VISI facilities are built to Tier 3 standards, SSAE 16 audited and
staffed 24x7. VISI, located in Minnesota, joined TDS Hosted & Managed
Services, LLC (TDS HMS) in March 2010.

TDS Hosted & Managed Services, LLC is the parent company of OneNeck® IT
Services Corp., Vital Support Systems, and VISI Incorporated. TDS HMS, a
wholly owned subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems Inc., is growing rapidly
and now employs 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™ 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. [NYSE: TDS], the parent company of TDS HMS,
is a Fortune 500® company. Telephone and Data Systems provides wireless;
broadband, TV and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately 6
million customers nationwide through TDS Telecommunications Corp. and U.S.
Cellular® [NYSE: USM], its majority owned wireless subsidiary. Founded in 1969
and headquartered in Chicago, TDS employs 10,700 people. For investment
information, visit

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