Boca Raton, Florida – (The Hosting News) – August 23, 2006 – Shared, dedicated and reseller hosting leader, Hostgator, is offering RoundCube webmail with all of its shared and reseller hosting accounts, for no extra charge. RoundCube is a modern and feature-rich webmail application built on Ajax technology for enhanced interactivity, featuring a sleek design and user-friendly interface.
Brent Oxley, Founder and President of Host Gator explained, ”E-mail is still the number one activity online and web hosting customers are no exception. We are always looking for ways to enhance our services for our customers and RoundCube webmail brings the best e-mail experience possible to our customers.”
Features of RoundCube include spell checking, message and contact list search, multiple sender identities, multi-language support, unlimited users and messages, built-in caching for accelerated mailbox access, custom message folders and more. RoundCube is an open source project, released under the GNU General Public License.
Mr. Oxley continued,
”Host Gator is a strong supporter of the open source community and we are always looking to bring the best open source projects to our customers. Open source applications are always improving because they are in constant development and best of all they are under public license, helping us keep costs down for our customers.”
premiered its VOIPo, a Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service, as an independent subsidiary of Host Gator. Targeted for a late September live launch, VOIPo will offer the VoIP telephone service in 6,000 markets throughout 50 US states. The service will be available directly to customers, giving them the ability to place and receive phone calls with broadband Internet connections at a much lower cost than standard phone lines. Through its proprietary platform, Host Gator will also offer the service to its web hosting partners on a reseller basis.
VOIPo Founders, Timothy Dick and Brent Oxley have extensive backgrounds in the web hosting industry. Prior to founding VOIPo, Mr. Dick served as Vice President of Operations for VoIP provider ViaTalk and web hosting provider HostRocket. Mr. Oxley is the President and Founder of Host Gator, one of the world’s leading providers of shared, dedicated and reseller hosting. Host Gator currently has over 500,000 domains hosted as well as an extensive network of over 11,000 resellers.
Mr. Oxley added, ”Offering an emerging technology such as VoIP is a great way for our web hosting reseller partners to expand their service portfolio and generate more revenues,” said Oxley. We plan to duplicate Host Gator’s success in reseller hosting with VOIPo’s reseller VoIP offerings.” The company is currently conducting private Beta testing and will soon invite pre-launch group members and select Host Gator customers to try out the service.
Host Gator is a provider of shared, dedicated and reseller web hosting services focused on the consumer and small business markets. Founded in 2002, Host Gator has become a leader in reseller hosting, assisting over 11,000 businesses become web hosting companies. Host Gator has offices in Boca Raton, Florida and its data center operations are co-located out of The Planet’s facility in Dallas, Texas, enabling it to access Tier-1 backbone providers such as UUNet, Sprint, Level 3, Global Crossing, Verio and AT and T. HostGator’s shared hosting plans are priced at $6.95, $9.95, $14.95
per month, with a semi-dedicated virtual hosting plan priced at $74.95
per month. Each plan is supported by HostGator’s 24/7/365 phone support, and comes with a 99.9% uptime and 30-day
To learn more about the Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service, please visit: www.voipo.com.
For more information about Host Gator, please visit: www.hostgator.com.