The Connell Group Moves to ProviDyn’s Private Cloud

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June 27, 2012

Integris®’S PRIVATE CLOUD IMPROVES COLLABORATION, DRIVES EFFICIENCY

FOR THE CONNELL GROUP

Marketing Research Firm With Employees Across the Nation Benefits from Migrating to the Cloud

Atlanta, GA — June 27, 2012Integris, a provider of IT support, strategy and services for small and medium-sized businesses, announced today that The Connell Group, has decided to extend its existing managed services contract by migrating to Integris’s private cloud. Based in New Jersey, The Connell Group is a market research consultancy that provides strategic research and marketing consulting services to a host of industries including consumer packaged goods, pharmaceuticals, retail, and electronics.

Since 2008, The Connell Group has relied on Integris to meet its day-to-day IT services and support needs. However, with employees spanning multiples states, Integris recommended the firm migrate to the private cloud for increased efficiency and a more cohesive workforce. Leveraging Integris’s private cloud will give the firm access to updated technology and allow employees to more easily collaborate as if they were in the same office, when actually they operate from disparate locations across the U.S.

“We’ve had a successful, long-standing partnership with Integris,” said Sean Connell, Founder of The Connell Group. “Their strategic recommendation to consider a private cloud was something we could trust, knowing that it will scale to meet our current and future technology needs, increase efficiency and make collaboration among our employees seamless.”

“With a widely dispersed workforce, Integris’s private cloud was an ideal match for The Connell Group,” said Hamish Davidson, president and co-founder of Integris. “Small and medium-sized businesses often find and employ talent from multiple geographic locations but still need to run smoothly and present a unified front. Having the ability to collaborate, share information and access technology among employees by utilizing the cloud, makes benefiting from the best talent, even if it is remote, possible.”

About Integris

Integris provides technology expertise, services and support to Atlanta-area small and medium-sized businesses. Backed by certified technology professionals, Integris’s services include managed services, cloud computing solutions, virtualization, help desk and computer support, IT strategy, network security, backup and disaster recovery and IP telephony. Integris delivers the right mix of technology and expertise allowing its clients to focus on growing their business. To learn more about how Integris is Driving Business Through Technology and helping companies reduce costs, improve efficiency and maximize productivity, visit integrisit.com or follow us on Twitter.

About The Connell Group

The Connell Group is a market research consultancy focused on closely connecting research design to the business agenda of our clients. We do this by combining the expertise of brand marketers with the data-driven perspective of market researchers. Founded in 2000, The Connell Group consults with a host of companies ranging from Fortune 100 to start-ups. Headquartered in New Jersey, we have offices in Atlanta, San Francisco, and Chicago, and we provide global services throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America, and Asia. To learn more about creating working insights to drive your business growth, visit us at www.connell-group.com.

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