Stuck in a Long-term Hosting Contract for Blackbaud® Software?

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New customers can receive six months of Beyond Nines hosting for The Raiser's Edge®, The Financial Edge® and NetCommunity™ at no cost.

Since 2010, Beyond Nines has been focused on addressing a gap in the marketplace: customer-oriented hosting for Blackbaud® software like The Raiser's Edge®, The Financial Edge® and NetCommunity™ (

The Beyond Nines cloud hosting platform available for Blackbaud® software and data is recognized as the premier independent alternative to hosting in-house or with the manufacturer. Beyond Nines continues to enhance its hosting offering by adding new features and functionality, including a standard testing sandbox and bullet-proof disaster recovery.

Each month, more and more nonprofits move to Beyond Nines hosting and see the results in increased flexibility, speed and service. But to date, a group of nonprofits has been unable to consider a switch to Beyond Nines hosting because of commitments to existing long-term contracts. A move to another host before the original contract is up would mean critical funds wasted.

Because so many organizations faced similar frustrations, Beyond Nines has launched a new offer: For all new hosting clients migrating from an existing paid hosting solution to Beyond Nines, the first six months are free. That means no hidden charges, no migration fee and no random maintenance costs.

To take advantage of this offer, organizations can get in touch directly with Beyond Nines about making a switch: The hosting team can schedule reviews with nonprofit IT and development teams to review customizations and user needs.


Beyond Nines specializes in hosting Blackbaud® software. We are the only third-party hosting provider with proven expertise hosting Blackbaud® software and Blackbaud®-integrated products. Beyond Nines offers limitless possibilities for customization – most at no additional cost. Fusion Labs, Omatic Software, SmartTHING, Dropbox, PowerPlan, SAP Crystal Reports and Zeidman Development are just a few examples of third-party companies with purpose-built applications to enhance and extend the capabilities of your Blackbaud® software that we fully support in your hosting environment. A few of the highlights of our hosting offering:

  • Your own private virtual servers on our VSphere Enterprise Plus private cloud
  • Ultra-fast 10-gigabit network fabric and flash-enhanced Tintri SAN storage
  • Internap MIRO route optimization across more than 10 independent backbone providers
  • PCI DSS compliant verified by Qualys
  • 100% uptime SLA verified by independent third-party monitoring service
  • Secondary data center in Seattle, Washington with 24-hour RPO and 24-hour RTO
  • Free temporary sandbox for testing with the option for a permanent sandbox
  • Responsive and personal customer service with Blackbaud® software expertise

Beyond Nines is based in Seattle, Wash. and provides nonprofits with a full suite of professional services including consulting, web design and hosting of The Raiser’s Edge®, The Financial Edge®, and NetCommunity™. Beyond Nines serves a wide range of clients using Blackbaud® products, including arts and cultural organizations, educational institutions, religious communities and membership-driven nonprofits.

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