Houston, Texas – (The Hosting News) – May 21, 2009 – Provider of shared, reseller, and dedicated web hosting, HostGator.com LLC, has entered into a partnership with SmarterTools Inc., to provide a new line of web hosting software for its Windows dedicated server portfolio.
The software includes SmarterMail 5.x, a cost-effective Windows mail server; SmarterStats 4.x, a robust and comprehensive Web log analytics tool; and SmarterTrack 4.x, a complete customer service software solution. This bundle of three applications is valued at approximately $750 and will be included with every Windows dedicated server at no extra cost.
Jeff Hardy, vice president of business operations for SmarterTools noted, ”SmarterTools is excited by our partnership with HostGator. HostGator has a reputation for providing reliable Web hosting and quality service, and we are proud that they trust our products to continue to deliver value to their Windows hosting customers.”
SmarerMail is the cost-effective Microsoft Exchange alternative, bringing enterprise-level functionality to businesses, ISPs, and Web hosting environments. With features like detailed reporting, events/notifications, throttling, email archiving, intrusion detection/prevention, advanced synchronization, and out-of-the-box antispam and antivirus, HostGator customers will be able to enjoy an effective and user-friendly mail server application.
SmarterStats is a complete Web log analytics solution that supports various log file types, including Internet Information Server (IIS) and Apache, on Windows and Linux operating systems. In addition, SmarterStats provides detailed Web site statistics for both small and enterprise-level businesses while reducing disk space utilization by 85%.
Brent Oxley, CEO and founder of HostGator added, ”At HostGator, we’ve always prided ourselves on giving our customers additional value for their money. Our partnership with SmarterTools is going to give our Windows hosting customers just that – a wide variety of high quality features and services that they would have a much more difficult time getting elsewhere.”
SmarterTrack is a powerful help desk application built for tracking, managing, and reporting on customer service and communications, including sales and support issues. Features include a Ticket system, Live Chat, WhosOn, branding and language support, cost analysis, data mining, reporting, surveys, and a Knowledge Base.
Founded in 2003, SmarterTools Inc. is an information technology-management software company based in Phoenix, Arizona.Â SmarterTools builds a Windows mail server, customer service software, and a web log analytics reporting tool that simplify and automate the day-to-day IT operations of businesses and hosting environments in over 100 countries.
HostGator.com, LLC is a world leading provider of shared, reseller, and dedicated Web hosting. Privately held and based in Houston, Texas, the company was founded in 2002 by current President and CEO Brent Oxley, who started the company from his dorm room at Florida Atlantic University. Since then, HostGator has grown from a small hosting company with just three servers into a world leading and industry recognized hosting provider with more than 5,000 servers under management. The over one million domains hosted by HostGator make up approximately 1% of the world’s Internet traffic.
For additional information about SmarterTools Inc. and the SmarterTools product line, please visit: www.smartertools.com.
To learn more about HostGator, please visit: www.hostgator.com.