Littleton, Massachusetts – (The Hosting News) – October 16, 2007 – Custom managed services and branded technical support provider, Inforonics, will provide services and application management, to the WANT AD Publications search marketplace.
Under the agreement, Inforonics will provide managed hosting for WANT ADvertiser’s www.thewantad.com website and will include a custom built monitoring solution, conditioned bandwidth, back-up and restore services, management of a shared firewall, and Distributed Denial of Service (DDos) attack protection.
Visitors to thewantad.com can view ads for approximately 30,000 items every week from WANT AD Publications, Inc.’s two print publications, The WANT ADvertiser – Original and The WANT ADvertiser – Powered.
Robert W. Grellier, President and CEO of WANT AD Publications, Inc. remarked, ”The online classified ad market is increasingly competitive. To maintain our leadership position, we need to continue to deliver our customers the best online advertising experience possible. As we discussed taking our popular online publication to the next level, we identified the need to partner with an IT services provider that could deliver highly customizable solutions and offer the flexibility and scalability needed to grow with the company as needed. Inforonics’ experience touched upon all of our IT managed service and custom application needs. This, coupled with their keen insight into our needs via our dedicated Inforonics client service coordinator, provided us with the ability to accomplish our goals and the confidence needed to move forward with them.”
Bruce Mills, President of Inforonics LLC added, ”Inforonics has been working with publishers since its inception in 1962. We have a unique long-term perspective on this industry and have evolved our services throughout the years to best meet the specific needs of this market. WANT AD Publications, Inc. is a leader in their niche and a staple in New England. We are pleased to add them to our portfolio of publishing clients and look forward to working with them to optimize their back-end systems and improve their customer interface to improve the overall www.thewantad.com experience.”
WANT AD Publications, Inc., publisher of The WANT ADvertiser – Original and The WANT ADvertiser – Powered and owner of http://www.thewantad.com , is a New England institution for buying and selling used items. The original WANT ADvertiser (now known as The WANT ADvertiser – Original) was launched on a shoestring in 1957 by Arthur ”Bill” and Nancy Grellier. The WANT AD – Original has approximately 30,000 items listed every week. The company’s companion publication, The WANT ADvertiser – Powered is a full color photo classified magazine providing New Englanders with a regional marketplace for used powered items and services for sale by private individuals, dealers and related businesses.
Inforonics provides solutions for business and technology challenges, with premium managed services and branded technical support to small to mid-sized businesses. Inforonics offers branded, multi-tiered technical support — up to 24/7; device management and monitoring solutions in its clients’ data centers or in their scalable, secure facility; custom application management and SaaS- enablement services. Based in Littleton, MA, Inforonics has been a privately- held company for over 40 years.
To learn more, please visit: www.inforonics.com.