Minnesota Public Radio|American Public Media Chooses VISI

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – Minnesota Public Radio|American Public Media (MPR|APM) has selected VISI as its new managed hosting and data center provider. VISI will host MPR|APM’s web properties, including Marketplace.org and the Public Insight Network (PIN), and utilize a new Software as a Service (SaaS) platform. The system is designed for easy addition of colocation, managed services, and cloud computing infrastructure as future needs dictate.

“We needed a hosting provider with a top tier facility in the Twin Cities to ensure the best availability for our web and IT services,” said Brad Rosenberger, manager of IT Infrastructure at Minnesota Public Radio. “Now, more than ever, our listeners rely on MPR for our in-depth online reporting, in addition to our radio broadcasts.”

VISI has the only commercially available data center in the Midwest that is Tier III Design Certified by the Uptime Institute. VISI facilities are SSAE 16 Type II audited and staffed 24×7.

“MPR|APM’s selection of VISI highlights our commitment to providing solid data center infrastructure and advanced management and monitoring services,” said Gary Elfert, director of Products and Marketing for VISI. “We are honored to welcome Minnesota Public Radio and American Public Media into our family of hosting customers.”

For more information on VISI, please visit: http://www.visi.com/