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2nd Watch Offers Unprecedented 99.99 Percent Guaranteed Uptime and Expanded Service Level Agreements on AWS Architecture and Engineering

Mar 12 2013 12:00AM



SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/12/13 -- 2nd Watch, Inc., a global system integrator, software and deployment firm focused on IT operations today announced the expansion of its managed service offering to guarantee 99.99 percent AWS uptime and to give customers increased control over their Service Level Agreement (SLA) options. Now, three distinct service levels -- Select, Executive and Premier -- allow customers to tailor 2nd Watch products and services to their specific enterprise needs.

With three levels of managed services, 2nd Watch offers flexibility and scalability to meet enterprise customer needs. At each level, customers have access to proactively-managed cloud environments and expert counsel on infrastructure optimization. Offerings common to all service levels include third-party service negotiation, payment and billing services, discounting based on customer usage, technical support with certified and experienced employees, and customized application deployment.

"Our team continues to challenge 'traditional' IT standards with a spectrum of cloud-based solutions that meet and exceed our customers' business needs and expectations," stated 2nd Watch Co-founder and President Jeff Aden. "In 2012, with more than 160,000 instances across more than 200 projects, our more than 100 customers with 2nd Watch Managed Service and High Available Architecture have enjoyed uninterrupted business -- absolutely no customer impact -- even in the face of utility-level service disruptions. We're proud to be offering improved levels of engagement that closely match the varying needs of our customers."

Enterprises can adjust their service level with 2nd Watch to best suit business objectives and financial considerations. Each ascending tier offers increasingly rapid response times and additional access to premium products and highly-specialized expertise. Both Executive and Premier levels guarantee 99.99 percent availability, cost optimization advice, and 24-hour technical and incident support. Premier customers receive all services at the highest levels of detail and availability, including technical support within 15 minutes.

The new levels of 2nd Watch Service Level Agreements are available from the company immediately and can be found at

About 2nd Watch
2nd Watch, Inc. is a global system integrator, software and deployment firm focused on IT operations that make the cloud work for businesses. 2nd Watch provides IT cloud products and services including 2W Insight and 2W SharePoint with guaranteed 99.99 percent end-to-end uptime for enterprise applications. The company offers more security than a Tier 3 data center and measures IT efficiency by the hour. Unlike solutions that expand overhead, are less reliable or may result in business outage, 2nd Watch leverages software, enterprise experience and partnerships to guarantee secure and reliable public cloud migration and management for more than 100 customers including Red Lion Hotels, Coldwell Banker, Demand Energy and Ecolite. 2nd Watch is an Amazon Web Services Premier Consulting Partner and Microsoft Cloud Champion and Cloud Accelerate partner. Based in Seattle, the company is backed by Madrona Venture Group, Bighorn Ventures, IT Lifeline, and Spokane Angel Alliance. For more information, try the TCO Calculator at, email, visit or call 1-888-317-7920.

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