By managing their main data center in-house from the basement of a manufacturing facility, Bemis Company was at high risk of downtime due to natural disasters. A decision was made to move the data center’s physical location and management to a third party facility for optimized security, redundancy and scalability. Working with a consultant, Transitional Data Services, they assessed providers based on specific IT requirements, flexibility and cultural fit.

Bemis Company selected ViaWest as their Hybrid IT solutions provider for its secure facilities and disaster recovery capabilities, with ViaWest data centers located in areas not prone to natural disasters. As a global supplier, one second of downtime for Bemis can result in hours of lost productivity. Because of this, Bemis selected ViaWest for the assurance of uptime as well as the 24x7x365 remote hands services.

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