(Originally published by GISCafe)

SALT LAKE CITY — (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 5, 2009 — C7 Data Centers, Inc. (C7), the leading provider of colocation, virtualization, remote backup, and disaster recovery solutions in the Intermountain West, today announced that EarthSoft, Inc., developers of the most widely used environmental data management system in the world, has selected C7 for their Western U.S. hosting, storage and connectivity needs.

EarthSoft’s well-known Environmental Quality Information System (EQuIS) can now be hosted at C7. EQuIS is used by many government agencies, industrial property owners, hundreds of consultants, and over 400 analytical labs, around the world. EarthSoft’s EQuIS continues to evolve each year through rapid technological innovation and continuously improving client support systems.

“EarthSoft selected C7 as a hosting center because of its geographic location and its secure physical infrastructure,” said Christopher Condie, EarthSoft’s EQuIS Online and IT Manager. “EarthSoft relies on progressive companies, such as C7, to provide us with reliable and secure hosting services. In addition, C7 provides EarthSoft with excellent redundancy in electrical power and Internet connectivity.”

EQuIS has unparalleled GIS (geographic information system)-driven integration with several other commercial software packages. With EQuIS, the many casual users can easily generate or automatically receive reports and graphics that were previously only available to the few power users.

“EarthSoft is known globally for their quality Help Desk and advanced environmental software solutions. We know how important it is for them to ensure non-stop customer access to EQuIS,” stated Nathan Hatch, president and CEO, C7. “With C7’s advanced power, cooling, and connectivity solutions in place, EarthSoft can be totally confident their choice of data center partners will provide the maximum level of customer uptime and accessibility.”

About EarthSoft

EarthSoft’s EQuIS is the most widely used environmental data management system in the world. For more information, write Email Contact, or visit www.earthsoft.com.

About C7

Founded in 2000, C7 is a privately held company and a leading provider of colocation, virtualization, remote backup, business continuance, and network business offerings for small, mid-, and enterprise level businesses. The company’s mix of advanced systems, technology infrastructure, and personnel resources ensures that customers have the data protection solutions necessary to support their unique business needs. For more information, please visit www.c7dc.com or call 801-822-5300.

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