BITS, a subsidiary of Atlantic Community Bankers Bank is a managed private cloud provider for hosted IP Telephony, contact centre and WAN services that currently serves more than 100 community financial institutions. Today the company has announced it has partnered with ProfitStars, a division of Jack Henry & Associates a provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry.
The agreement will strengthen both companies’ outsourced IT offerings, with ProfitStars providing Gladiator® outsourced IT infrastructure and security related solutions, and BITS providing hosted IP telephony and call center services. The result should reduce the cost and complexity of community financial institutions’ voice and network connectivity, while increasing security and operational stability. ProfitStars’ partnership with BITS will also expand its presence among non-core Jack Henry & Associates financial institutions for outsourced IT infrastructure (Gladiator Hosted Network Solutions™), and comprehensive security and regulatory services (Gladiator Enterprise Information Security Services).
Jerry Murphy, CEO of BITS, commented, “Community banks and credit unions are challenged to provide a full spectrum of services while meeting ever-changing security and compliance standards. Together with ProfitStars, we are helping our clients reduce their cost for technology services, while providing a trusted and scalable turn-key solution that meets diverse customer expectations with efficiency and security.”