UPDATE: OneNeck(R) IT Services and Wirtz Beverage Group Announce Completion of Company-Wide Roll Out of Hosted Microsoft Dynamics AX Solution
OneNeck® IT Services, a leading application management and cloud hosting provider, announced today that it has completed a compay-wide roll out of a customized Microsoft Dynamics AX hosted solution for Wirtz Beverage Group. In addition to hosting Wirtz's AX and SharePoint environments, OneNeck will also provide database administration, operating system administration, network management, security management, and infrastructure management.
Wirtz Beverage Group is a leading national distributor of wine, spirits and beer; operating in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nevada and Wisconsin. By partnering with OneNeck, Wirtz was able to consolidate their ERP and database environments into one corporate entity. Wirtz's IT infrastructure is hosted and managed in OneNeck's hardened data center facility, which provides 99.9% uptime and 24/7 helpdesk support.
"OneNeck's AX hosting solution met our our specific performance, availability and security needs as we rolled out our Dynamics AX implementation," stated Mike Kennedy, CIO of Wirtz Berverage Group. "This partnership enabled us to reduce resources and risk during our critical AX implementation phase."
"We were honored to have been selected by Wirtz Beverage Group to host and manage their Dynamics AX environment," replied Chuck Vermillion, chief executive officer of OneNeck. "Like Wirtz, many organizations review and recognize their need to upgrade their IT infrastructure as their business requirements change. OneNeck's customized ERP outsourcing solution enabled them to rapidly scale their IT infrastructure and take advantage of greater operational efficiencies, better quality of service and commercial flexibility while implementing Microsoft Dynamics AX."
OneNeck® is exhibiting at Microsoft's Convergence 2013 March 18-21 in New Orleans. For more information on OneNeck's Dynamics AX solutions and ERP outsourcing services visit: http://www.oneneck.com/Solutions/HostedApplicationManagement/ApplicationManagement/MicrosoftDynamicsAX.aspx
About Wirtz Beverage Group:
Wirtz Beverage Group is a leading national distributor of the world's top luxury and premium wine, spirits and beer brands. With more than $1.5 billion in annual sales and operations in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nevada and Wisconsin, Wirtz Beverage Group counts the world's elite suppliers as its partners. Wirtz Beverage Group is a division of Chicago-based Wirtz Corporation, having diversified interests in banking, real estate, insurance, sports, entertainment and wholesale distribution throughout the United States. Founded in 1926, Wirtz Corporation has been family-owned and operated for four generations. www.wirtzbeveragegroup.com
About OneNeck IT Services:
Founded in 1997, OneNeck® IT Services Corp. (OneNeck) is a global leader in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) hosted application management, managed hosting services, cloud services and infrastructure services (IaaS). OneNeck supports a variety of enterprise applications, including ERP systems such as Oracle E-Business Suite, Microsoft Dynamics AX, JD Edwards, and Baan. The company joined TDS® Hosted & Managed Services LLC (TDS® HMS) in June 2011.
TDS Hosted & Managed Services, LLC is the parent company of OneNeck® IT Services Corp., Vital Support Systems, and VISI Incorporated. TDS HMS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems Inc., a Fortune 500® company. TDS HMS is growing rapidly; now employing more than 500 people throughout the U.S. TDS HMS companies specialize in engineering and management of IT infrastructure, including: hosted application management, managed hosting, and ReliaCloud? enterprise cloud services. TDS HMS owns and operates Tier 3 data centers in Iowa, Minn. and Wis. Visit oneneck.com, vitalsite.com, and visi.com for more information.
Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE: TDS), a Fortune 500® company, provides wireless; broadband, TV and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately 7 million customers in 36 states through its business units, U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecommunications Corp. and TDS Hosted & Managed Services. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Chicago, Telephone and Data Systems and its subsidiaries employ more than 12,000 people. For investment information, visit teldta.com.
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