User talk:Dderose.navisite

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Navisite[edit]

Hi Doreen, it's important that company articles are written in a neutral encyclopaedic way, and that all claims are supported by independent verifiable sources

In the selected text that follows, I've bolded parts that need to be removed or verified as above, and indicated where refs are needed. I appreciate that you have references, but it's best to put them in-line so it's clear what they are referencing.[1]

NaviSite, Inc.' is a leading technology service provider specializing in enterprise hosting and application management solutions. Founded in 1997, the company is headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts with major sales offices, network operating centers, and 17 enterprise class data centers in the US, UK, and India. For the fiscal year ended on 31st July 2008, NaviSite generated net revenue of US$154.6 million, representing a 22% increase over revenue of $126.2 million in fiscal year 2007.(ref)

Partnered with global technology giants like Microsoft, Intel, and Sun Microsystems, NaviSite offers a complete stack of managed services spanning both applications and computing infrastructure. The company specializes in full lifecycle management for leading business application suites including Oracle, Microsoft Dynamic, PeopleSoft, Lawson, and Kronos, combined with managed infrastructure services. In addition, it offers, email hosting and collaboration services for Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Domino platforms. Their managed hosting services are based on multiple delivery models including infrastructure on demand, platform as a service (PaaS), virtualization, and colocation.(ref)

Doreen, I've copyedited Navisite. The PCI link goes to a disambiguation page, and i don't know what it stands for. You need to fix the link or spell it out to avoid confusion jimfbleak (talk) 06:49, 16 January 2009 (UTC)

Catering to small and medium businesses as well as large organizations, the company currently has an established customer base with approximately 1500 customers across diverse industry verticals.(ref)

NaviSite has successfully completed a SAS 70 Type II (Statement on Auditing Standards No. 70) Audit for its Andover, MA and San Jose, California data centers, and is the Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and Oracle Certified Advantage Partner. Besides, the company is an active member of the PCI Security Standards Council and helps organizations achieve and maintain PCI compliance.

It reads as if it's taken from the company website - why offers rather than provides? Why no neutral comparison with your competitors? I've seen far worse examples than this and a bit of work should make it acceptable. Let me know if you need any help, jimfbleak (talk) 16:57, 13 January 2009 (UTC)
If you need to use the same ref more than once, use <ref name = NAME >Insert footnote text here</ref> for the first occurrence, and <ref name = NAME/> for subsequent uses jimfbleak (talk) 17:02, 13 January 2009 (UTC)

references[edit]

  1. ^ like this, immediately following punctuation

Looks like your comment was the final nail - it's gone now jimfbleak (talk) 16:16, 19 February 2009 (UTC)

your link on my talk page goes to an empty page, is it the correct link? jimfbleak (talk) 06:49, 20 February 2009 (UTC)