Pennant Capital Partners approached Northern Backup in the fall of 2010. They presented the upcoming business challenges facing the Exempt Market Dealers business. By January 1, 2011 the system went live. Northern Backup built a SharePoint 2010 hosted solution that is now in its second version to support the core business at Pennant. Some key features include, automatic contact and document generation, business intelligence dashboards, business process workflows. advanced reporting and payroll.