Fort Lauderdale, Florida – (The Hosting News) – July 18, 2006 – Web host, eCommerce and online marketing service provider for web professionals and small businesses, Affinity Internet, will partner with web hosting company, WebUnited. The joint venture is anticipated to afford customers the usage of WebUnited’s hosting platform, along with the ability to utilize Affinity’s advanced eCommerce, interactive media and professional web site solutions.
Steve White, Director of Sales at Affinity Internet explained, ”Affinity is committed to providing the most complete web service packages in the industry, and partnerships such as this, will enable small business owners to reap the benefits. Adding a trusted leader of co-location and connectivity to our roster of industry partners furthers the value of Affinity’s offerings.”
For Affinity, the partnership represents the company’s increased focus on its channel program aimed at increasing market share and continuing to offer the most comprehensive suite of services and products in the industry.
Stephen Purkiss, Director of Sales at WebUnited added, ”Our customers are becoming more aware that the difference between Internet success and failure is not just building a web site on a reputable platform, but also having access to effective services. Partnering with Affinity will give our customers the security of knowing that they are dealing with a tried and true resource for value added web and professional services.”
A subsidiary of Virginia based Landmark Communication Company and headquartered in Deerfield Beach, Florida, WebUnited is a full-service data services provider, specializing in business solutions including, Internet connectivity, collocation, managed security and VoIP. WebUnited provides services to some of the largest businesses in South Florida and has demonstrated its ability to provide critical components designed to provide contingent planning and disaster recovery solutions for its customers.
Affinity Internet is committed to empowering customers, providing more than 180,000 web professionals and small businesses the tools to develop, maintain, market and support web presences. Affinity’s brands include: ValueWeb, for web design, eCommerce hosting (http://www.valueweb.com/) and online marketing solutions and Gate.com, the cutting-edge UNIX and Windows web hosting (http://www.gate.com/) service.
Affinity’s co-brand and private-label partner programs are designed to enable leading service providers and Internet brands to extend value propositions to include feature-rich web sites, ecommerce and online marketing services and applications.
Affinity Internet Inc. also owns and operates several other industry leading web and application hosting brands, including WinSave, BigStep, SiteHosting, and SkyNetWeb. Affinity’s services are supported by its customer service ”success guides” â€“ knowledgeable consultants with a passion for serving small businesses and a dedication to ensuring their growth and success.
Awards and Certifications for Affinity include:
- One of Inc.500’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the Nation for 2005
- 2005 Deloitte Technology Fast 500
- 2003 PC Magazines Editors Choice: Best eCommerce Solution
- 2000 PC Magazine’s Editors Choice: Best eCommerce Solution
- Microsoft Certified Gold Partner
- Member of the Better Business Bureau (BBB)
- Google Certified Company
- ScanAlert’s HackerSafe Certification
To learn more about WebUnited, please visit: www.webunited.com.
For more information about Affinity Internet, please visit: www.affinity.com.