updated 12/15/2010 7:47:08 AM ET 2010-12-15T12:47:08

BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 15, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Safe Technologies International Inc. (OTCBB:SFAZ), a cloud-based provider of mission-critical IT, backup and disaster recovery services, today announced it has selected Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE:RAX), the world's leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry, as its trusted hosting provider. Safe Technologies will be using Rackspace to enhance SFAZ's IT support deployments and Cloud Services Provisioning Speed. Safe Technologies chose Rackspace particularly for fast implementation time and the ability to scale along with the company's growth.

Christopher Kolb, President of Safe Technologies, commented: "Traditional hosting vendors do not offer the extensibility or cost efficiencies we realize with Rackspace. We look for solution partners that will scale with our growing business, allowing us to treat rapid infrastructure growth as an operational expense rather than an expensive, up-front capital expenditure. In addition, this kind of strategic partner provides SFAZ an inherently lower risk of technological obsolescence."

Rackspace delivers enterprise-level hosting services to businesses of all sizes and kinds around the world. With over 100,000 customers, Rackspace integrates the industry's best technologies for each customer's specific need and delivers it as a service via the company's commitment to Fanatical Support®.

"As the home of Fanatical Support, Rackspace strives everyday to deliver an outstanding customer experience," said Pat Cathey, Vice President of Sales. "We understand the pain points of running servers in-house and are excited to be able to take that burden away. We welcome Safe Technologies to the Rackspace fold and look forward to being their trusted hosting provider."

About Safe Technologies International, Inc.

Safe Technologies International, Inc., headquartered in Boca Raton, FL is a technology solutions company that specializes in providing managed IT services including mission-critical data backup, disaster recovery and office solutions that are provided on an outsourced, rapidly-deployed, fixed-cost basis to small and medium sized businesses. Our Strategic Data Support ("SDS") brand provides customizable solutions that create significant cost efficiencies, dependable network functionality and complete redundancy through our world-class disaster recovery facilities.

Our unwavering Company focus on reliable, scalable and affordable services provides a proven, clear value. SDS is driven to earn client trust by providing superior service embodied in a total commitment to relentless support and uncompromising standards, to differentiate us from our competitors and enable us to gain market share in today's constrained spending environment.

SDS's goal is to help organizations define and execute technology solutions to deliver a simpler, more cost effective solution to meet their unique IT needs through affordable, predictable expenses that can be purchased via operational rather than typically more expensive capital budgets. We possess a broad range of skills that equip us to deliver not just any solution, but the right solution. We believe that the software as a service (SaaS), security, cloud-based storage and systems management markets are converging as businesses increasingly seek a unified, single-source solution to manage their most valuable asset – their information. We help businesses ensure that their information and infrastructures are protected, managed easily, and controlled automatically.

For more information, visit: www.strategicdatasupport.com

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. If such risks or uncertainties materialize or such assumptions prove incorrect, the results of Safe Technologies International, Inc. could differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements and assumptions. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements, including any statements concerning expected development, performance or market acceptance associated with our products and services or acceptance or use of our products and services; anticipated operational and financial benefits from our products and services or from further use and development of our products and services; any statements of expectation or belief; and any statements of assumptions underlying any of the foregoing. Risks, uncertainties and assumptions include the possibility that benefits from our products and services may not materialize, due to a number of reasons including (i) a failure of the products to attain adequate reliability, quality or compatibility, (ii) changes in technology which adversely affect the benefit of the products, (iii) general economy or technology industry downturns, and (iv) internal strategy decisions that negatively impact the progression or development of the products. Except as required by law, Safe Technologies International, Inc. assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements publicly, or to update the reasons actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements, even if new information becomes available in the future.

CONTACT:  Safe Technologies International, Inc. 
          Richard P. Sawick, CFO 
          1200 North Federal Highway, Suite 200 
          Boca Raton, FL 33432 
          Direct: 561-210-8634 
          Tel: 866-469-0110 x227 
          Fax: 866-603-0111 
          Email: rsawick@stiicorp.com

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