Protera Technologies Offers On-Demand Hosting Solutions in Support of SAP(R) Solutions Delivered on the SAP-Certified Amazon Web Services (AWS) Platform

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Protera Technologies Offers On-Demand Hosting Solutions in Support of
SAP(R) Solutions Delivered on the SAP-Certified Amazon Web Services
(AWS) Platform

(1888PressRelease) Protera now offers its full range of on-demand services on AWS including
development systems for partners and production environments for customers in support of SAP

Chicago, IL (1888PressRelease) - Protera Technologies, Inc., a leader in on-demand hosting,
cloud computing and managed services in support of SAP(R) applications, announced today that it
is combining its knowledge of SAP solutions, processes and automations with the flexibility,
scalability, and robustness of Amazon Web Services (AWS), in delivering fully hosted and
managed solutions on the AWS platform. Protera empowers customers to procure complete
cloud computing solutions from one vendor that will help them increase the speed of
deployment, performance and reliability while decreasing risk and operating costs. Protera is an
SAP-certified provider of hosting, application management and cloud services.

"As a hosting and support services organization focused on support of SAP applications, we are
really pleased with SAP's recent certification of the AWS platform," said Dean Adamopoulos,
CEO, Protera Technologies. "Protera will leverage the utility-based price structure and rapid
provisioning model of AWS to offer more agile, cost-effective, on-demand hosting and
application management solutions in support of SAP solutions to customers and partners. Our
services level agreements are structured to fully integrate and pass these benefits on to our

"We are pleased that Protera is one of the first solution providers to offer enterprise customers
production deployments of SAP solutions on AWS," said Terry Wise, director, Business
Development, AWS. "These solutions enable Protera and our customers to leverage the secure,
scalable, and cost-effective AWS cloud computing platform."

Gravity Pro Consulting, an SAP channel partner specializing in apparel and footwear solutions,
recently selected Protera to deploy and manage its SAP solutions on the AWS platform to best
meet its needs for cost-effective and agile development systems. Gravity Pro is based on the
West Coast and supports customers across the U.S. It uses SAP solutions during key activities
such as building temporary customer-facing demo systems and providing development systems

available around the clock for use by project teams. The services included in Protera's packaged
Cloud Fabric solution for Amazon EC2 allows Gravity Pro to best meet this set of objectives in a
fully managed environment.

"At Gravity Pro, we are in a rapid growth mode and constantly need to deploy new systems for
our project and development teams" said Sylvana Coche, President and CEO, Gravity Pro
Consulting. "A few months ago we started looking at options to increase the efficiency and
reduce the cost of operation of our systems. After an evaluation process of multiple vendors, we
selected Protera for the deployment and management of our SAP solutions on AWS. We've been
extremely pleased with the solution. We needed a flexible, proactive and efficient option for our
apparel and footwear, retail and CRM solutions, and Protera and AWS give us exactly that. This
solution also provides us the ability to keep on developing and easily deploying our cloud-based

"This announcement underscores SAP's commitment to providing customers flexibility in
software deployment options and innovations in cloud computing," said Michael Ressemann,
global head of Outsourcing Services and Solution Delivery, SAP. "Delivery of SAP solutions on
the SAP-certified AWS platform, supported by Protera will help customers to be more agile and
gain operational efficiency."

About Protera Technologies, Inc.
Founded in 1998 by President Patrick Osterhaus, Protera Technologies is positioned to take a
comprehensive view of bringing value to users of SAP solutions. The company's mission is to
maximize the clients' return on their investments. Protera does so by delivering the highest
quality and most cost-effective utility hosting (true on-demand hosting), applications
management and consulting services. Consulting services include rapid implementations,
upgrades, migrations, archiving, capacity planning and disaster recovery. Protera, via its
AppCare on-demand delivery platform, delivers end-to-end application management services
including: online personalized information dashboard, help desk, integrated real time 7x24x365
monitoring, change management, workflow automations, SLA reporting, service metering and
knowledge management.

Protera is an SAP partner and SAP-certified provider of application management, hosting and
cloud services.

More information about Protera Technologies can be found at

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