IT-Lifeline Announces Partnership with Washington Bankers Association

Washington Bankers Association stands behind IT-Lifeline’s holistic continuity solution

Spokane, Washington – March, 2008 – IT-Lifeline, a provider of fully tailored business continuity solutions, with a facility dedicated to server and application recovery, data backup and hot site business continuation options announces their status of a Washington Bankers Association (WBA) endorsement as Washington States PROS Vendor for business continuity solutions. IT-Lifeline joins the elite field of the WBA PROS Vendor family of products and solutions dedicated to the financial services industry within Washington State.

IT-Lifeline first became a special member of the WBA in 2006. Their relationship has continued since then and IT-Lifeline became a PROS Vendor in 2007 and the official announcement will be in the April/May edition of the WBA publication “Issues and Answers”. ITL will be featured to the WBA members through this magazine in an introductory letter and continue to speak to their business continuity needs through articles about industry trends and drivers.

“I am pleased to be recognized as the business continuity and recovery vendor of choice for the WBA for the State of Washington. The WBA is committed to continuing its efforts of providing value to the financial services industry and we are honored to be part of the solution.” said Steven Tabacek, President and CEO of IT-Lifeline.

“We have put our recovery in their hands and during our Business Continuity Planning process they proved their knowledge and raised the important risk-associated questions necessary to be reactive to a disaster situation,” expressed Jim Pishue, President and CEO of the Washington Bankers Association, who continues to stand behind IT-Lifeline.

The WBA PROS Vendors are overseen by the WBA Board of Directors and affirms that IT-Lifeline deliverables have been fully researched and are continually scrutinized to ensure its ongoing quality, integrity and value. These vendors represent solutions that meet high industry standards, deliver the quality and reliability expected, and offer the potential to improve your bank’s quality and performance.

About IT Lifeline

IT-Lifeline provides customers with a full range of private cloud-based information protection and recovery alternatives and facilities. The company’s certified experts, advanced technology infrastructure and facilities ensure cost effective, secure data vaulting and fast recovery from system failure, human error, or nature or man-caused adversity. Located in geologically stable, climatically mild eastern Washington State, IT-Lifeline’s business recovery center is easy to get to from anywhere in the Western United States. Additional information is available at www.itlifeline.net.

About Washington Bankers Association

The Washington Bankers Association was founded by bankers in 1889, and was incorporated in 1970. Through advocacy, comprehensive programming, and information exchange, WBA protects, develops, and advances the business of banking in Washington State. They represent more than 80 member commercial banks operating in every county of the state. Member banks range in size from large multi-state financial institutions to smaller, family-owned and communitybased banks.

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