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BrightWork Expands Worldwide Applications Presence With Project Hosts Private Clouds Deployed on Microsoft Azure

The Unique Template-Based SharePoint Project Management Solution From BrightWork Is Now Available in Far More Datacenters and Includes US FedRAMP and UK IL2 Security Standards Support

LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 03/03/14 -- Microsoft SharePoint Conference -- BrightWork and Project Hosts announced today a new deployment offering that extends the worldwide presence of the BrightWork SharePoint-and template-based project management solution. The new offering, based on the latest BrightWork release, is available across all continents and in more languages and currencies, thanks to a partnership with Custom Cloud provider, Project Hosts. Project Hosts will deploy and manage BrightWork Online dedicated environments using Microsoft Azure data centers. BrightWork Online solutions can be seen in booth # 2029 at the SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas from March 3rd through 6th.

BrightWork has nearly two decades of experience in delivering project management solutions that are designed for users with experience in Microsoft Project based solutions and built on the SharePoint platform. Using a unique templates and dashboards approach, BrightWork customers can start quickly and evolve at their own pace benefitting from faster user adoption, lower ROI and higher project success.

Project Hosts, with more than a decade of Microsoft-based application hosting expertise, provides custom-cloud hosting deployments for application providers such as BrightWork in Azure data centers. Project Hosts' Custom-Cloud approach delivers the combined benefits of a public cloud and an on-premise deployment. Custom Clouds deliver options such as a dedicated solutions infrastructure, custom applications, specialized security policies, and real-time reporting and business intelligence.

"With a BrightWork Online solution deployed and managed by Project Hosts in Azure we can now deliver the same professional-grade level of online services across every continent," said Eamonn McGuinness, CEO and founder of BrightWork Online. "By partnering with Project Hosts' Azure-based offering we gain incredible deployment leverage, without having to commoditize our cloud offerings. We can continue to offer solutions that can be tuned to each customer's specific business and technical needs."

"BrightWork Online is the perfect example of a new generation of applications from industry leading vendors that are built on the SharePoint platform," said Scott Chapman, CEO and Cofounder of Project Hosts. "By hosting their application on our SharePoint Custom Cloud in Azure, Eamonn and the BrightWork team have unparalleled global deployment leverage."

Project Hosts utilizes Microsoft Azure's platform. Azure is a FedRAMP authorized platform that supports the U.S. government's "Cloud-First" initiative to enable U.S. federal agencies to use managed service providers that enable cloud computing capabilities. Windows Azure is a secure and reliable cloud platform that enables companies like Project Hosts to quickly build, deploy and manage applications in a SaaS offering across Microsoft's extensive network of datacenters.

About Windows Azure: Windows Azure is an open and flexible cloud platform that enables you to quickly build, deploy and manage applications across a global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters.

About BrightWork: BrightWork is the first collaborative Project and Portfolio Management product built on Microsoft SharePoint. BrightWork enables any organization to instantly deploy an affordable amount of project, portfolio and everyday work management, delivering immediate visibility and control. The unique best practices template approach pioneered by BrightWork allows organizations to start quickly and to gradually evolve by adding more templates and dashboards as needed. Visit www.brightwork.com for a free trial, free SharePoint Project Management templates, and lots more free project management resources.

About Project Hosts: Project Hosts, Inc. is the worldwide leader in custom cloud hosting of Microsoft Project and Portfolio Management (PPM), CRM and SharePoint SaaS solutions. Government Agencies, leading enterprises and medium-sized businesses rely on Project Hosts to deliver all of the benefits of a cloud-based solution with the additional business and technology advantages of a dedicated solution architecture, advanced application integration, customized security requirements and real-time business intelligence reporting. Many of our customers report their solutions and users are up and running in one-half (1/2) the time, and at one-half (1/2) the cost as compared to similarly configured on-premise environments. www.projecthosts.com - [email protected]

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Mike Foster
Project Hosts, Inc.
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831-359-9288

William Guinan
BrightWork
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617-357-9000 x 724

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