Service Level Agreement

Quantum Services Group, LLC. Service Level Agreement

 

1. Coverage

 

This web site availability Service Level Agreement (SLA) applies to you if qsgit.com (hereafter referred to asQuantum Services Group, we, us or our) is providing Service to you and your account is in good standing. Terms not defined in this SLA have the meaning given to them in your agreement with Quantum Services Group.

 

2. Service Level

 

Quantum Services Group endeavors to have network connectivity available by http access by third parties 99.9% of the time (Web Site Availability).

 

3. Credits

 

In the event that there is no Web Site Availability, Quantum Services Group will credit your account with the monthly Fee for the Service as calculated below and as measured 24 hours a day in a calendar month. The maximum credit will not exceed the monthly Fee for the month during which Quantum Services Group does not meet the Web Site Availability

 

In order for you to receive a credit, you must request the credit within seven business days after you experienced Web Site Unavailability. Web Site Unavailability means: your web site is not responding to http requests, or unavailable via the http protocol. You request credit by sending a request to our billing department through our helpdesk (support@qsgit.com). The message must originate from the primary email we have in our records for you, and contain your domain name, the dates and times of the unavailability of your web site, and any other customer identification requested by Quantum Services Group. Credits will typically be applied to your account within sixty days of your credit request. This credit is your sole and exclusive remedy for our failure to meet the Web Site Availability SLA. The statistics generated by our internal monitoring services are the final determination of the uptime of our service, and not any one client’s experience.

 

4. Restrictions

 

Credits will not be provided to you in the event that you have no Web Site Availability because of: (i) scheduled maintenance, (ii) your behavior or the performance or failure of your equipment, programs or applications, or (iii) circumstances beyond Quantum Services Group’s reasonable control, including, without limitation, acts of any governmental body, war, insurrection, sabotage, embargo, fire, flood, strike or other labor disturbance, interruption of or delay in transportation, DDoS attacks (distributed denial-of-service), unavailability of interruption or delay in telecommunications or third party services (including DNS propagation), failure of third party software or hardware or inability to obtain raw materials, supplies, or power used in or equipment needed for the Services.

 

5. Dedicated Server Restore

 

Quantum Services Group does not restore your data to the server and is not responsible for loss of your data. We strongly recommend that you purchase backup options for your server, and keep copies of your data off-site with you for emergency purposes. If hardware failure and data loss occur, you the client, are responsible for data restoration. Quantum Services Group shall not be liable for loss of data under any circumstance.

 

6. Hardware Replacement

 

Hardware replacement will occur as soon as possible after you have reported a problem. In order to reduce replacement hardware downtime, we keep a certain quantity of pre-built systems on hand to swap out hard disks so that your server can be back up in the shortest amount of time. For hard disk failures, we keep pre-installed drives with our standard partitioning for immediate deployment. In order to request a SLA hardware violation credit, you must contact our sales department through our helpdesk. SLA violations will be reviewed by our personnel Monday – Friday 9AM to 5PM EST.