Press release

AISIN Chooses Otava Hybrid Cloud and Data Protection Services to Meet Global Growth, Security and Compliance Needs

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a global leader in secure, compliant cloud services for enterprise and
channel partners, was selected by AISIN
World Corp. of America
(AISIN), a Tier One developer and producer of
automotive components and systems, to provide hybrid
and data
services to support its future growth strategy.

AISIN, a Fortune Global 500 company, supplies everything from electrical
to mechanical systems for major international automobile manufacturers
including Toyota, General Motors and Volvo. AISIN customers and
suppliers depend on AISIN’s IT infrastructure, ranging from
manufacturing plants that are fully integrated into the AISIN
environment to partners that manage their environment and connect to
AISIN systems.

“When we evaluated providers to meet our hybrid cloud needs, the most
important factors were reliability, recoverability, responsiveness, with
consistent communications providing AISIN the ability to communicate
with our end users in real-time,” said Makoto Niimi, IT General Manager
for AISIN. “The migration to Otava went like clockwork, and we now have
real-time access to information that allows us to be transparent and
responsive to our customers, who have indicated they’re experiencing a
marked improvement in performance.”

hybrid cloud
combines the flexibility of the public cloud with the
data control and security of the private cloud. By moving to Otava’s
managed cloud, AISIN expanded its data storage capacity, strengthened
its overall network reliability and increased the efficiency of meeting regulatory
domestically and globally.

“Otava is honored to have been selected by AISIN to provide IT
infrastructure in our secure data
; our redundancy, disaster recovery and backup services
provide them with the reliable support they needed to keep our
operations up and running consistently and smoothly around the clock,”
said Brad
, CEO of Otava. “With Otava protecting their data and
providing infrastructure support, AISIN can focus internally on building
servers and managing the applications that are critical to their clients
and their near-term expansion plans.”

Otava offers a full
of secure and compliant IT services, including fully managed
public cloud, hybrid cloud, data protection, and disaster recovery. For
more information, visit

About Otava

Otava provides secure, compliant hybrid cloud solutions for service
providers, channel partners and enterprise clients. The company provides
its customers with a clear path to transformation, with highly effective
solutions that solve the challenges of even the most complex and
sensitive environments. As a channel-centric cloud and IT service
provider, Otava has a global footprint and a broad portfolio of fully
managed IT services championed by an exceptional support team. Learn
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About AISIN Group

AISIN is the world’s sixth largest Tier One supplier of
automotive components and systems, such as brakes, transmissions,
navigation systems, drivetrain, chassis, body, engine-related parts,
electronics and intelligent transportation systems. AISIN is the
largest transmission manufacturer in the world. It has 215 consolidated
companies and employs more than 110,000 people globally. In the
Americas, AISIN Group companies include more than 14,000
employees, 36 manufacturing, sales and R & D centers, including
AISIN Technical Center of America and FT-Techno of America, the
company’s 950-acre proving ground in Fowlerville, Mich.