Dollar General to implement managed cloud services from Interface

Cloud services to help company improve operations, increase security of customer and employee data


ST. LOUIS, Jul 25, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Interface has signed a multi-year contract with Dollar General to provide Secure Managed Cloud Services that will improve operations, and increase the security of customer and employee data, while providing significant reductions in operating expenses.

Interface's Secure Managed Cloud Services for Dollar General includes Wide-area Network Management, PCI Compliance, Wireless Access Management, IP Alarm System Monitoring, IP Video Surveillance, and Interface Digital Voice. This first-to-market suite of secure cloud based applications and management is delivered via Interface Secure Managed Broadband, a wide-area network design featuring redundant, high-speed network connections for failover and business continuity.

Under the agreement, Dollar General will use Interface Managed Cloud Services for its entire retail store network, which includes more than 9,500 store locations.

"What Interface delivers for any single location or a large organization like Dollar General is the economy of vendor consolidation. Interface offers a single point for billing and support," said Michael Shaw, CEO of Interface, "which combined with system standardization are huge improvements in efficiency."

"Our Secure Managed Cloud Bundle provides Dollar General with a cost-saving and scalable technology template," said Robert Aranda, IP Division President of Interface. "Dollar General is one of the first major retailers to embrace bundling these critical in-store services. We are honored to be a part of Dollar General's business strategy."