Atlanta, Georgia – (The Hosting News) – March 21, 2007 – Website and Internet services company, Web.com, Inc., has partnered with global domain name registration and web services firm, Register.com, to exclusively offer website design tools, hosting and domain services to their respective customer bases.
Under the agreement, Web.com will become Register.com’s exclusive provider of do-it-yourself website building tools utilizing Web.com’s Site Builder technology and hosting services. Web.com’s Site Builder technology has built more than 4 million websites and provides customers with a simple and powerful means to create, grow and maintain their online presence.
the two companies have also agreed to a licensing arrangement covering all existing and pending patents for both companies.
Larry Kutscher, CEO of Register.com remarked,“This partnership will enable Register.com to offer our customers best of class do-it-yourself tools and website hosting services specifically designed to help small businesses build and manage their online presence. It is important that our customers can rely on us to help them easily create and operate first-class websites so that they can focus on running their businesses. Web.com knows what it takes to meet these needs with exceptional tools and service. We are looking forward to working together.”
Also under this agreement, Register.com will become Web.com’s exclusive provider of domain names and parked pages for the Web.com brand. With over three million domain names under management, Register.com is one of the largest and best known destinations for registering and maintaining websites. Leveraging Register.com’s expertise in quality domain name management services, Web.com will enable customers to quickly and easily register and maintain their web presence.
Jeff Stibel, President and CEO of Web.com remarked, “As a longtime leader in the industry, Register.com brings extensive expertise and a history of service excellence in the domain business. We view our new relationship with Register.com as a true win-win for both companies.”
Web.com and Register.com will begin to roll out the initiatives outlined in the agreement during the second quarter with a plan to achieve full implementation before the end of the year. Specific financial terms of the multi-year deal and patent agreement were not disclosed.
Register.com is a provider of domain name registration and web design, marketing and Internet services. Register.com provides 24 x 7 online and toll-free phone customer support, servicing small to medium-sized businesses, and individual consumers. Additionally, Register.com partners with ISPs, web hosting companies and other online businesses that wish to resell the Company’s domain name registration services. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in New York.
Web.com, formerly Interland, Inc., offers do-it-yourself and professional website design, website hosting, ecommerce, web marketing, developer hosting, and e-mail resources, since 1995.More than 4 million websites have been built using Web.com’s proprietary tools, services and patented technology. As one of the longest-standing leaders in the website hosting industry, Web.com offers proprietary, point-and-click technologies and expert support professionals to ensure simplicity and ease-of-use at every step of the process. Distribution Partners include: Yellow Pages directories, broadband services, telecommunications, retail, and others. Strategic distribution partners include: R.H. Donnelley, Dex Media, EarthLink, British Telecom, Terra Lycos, Thomas Publishing, Ambassador Yellow Pages, Hawaiian Telcom, Encore Software, Office Depot, CompUSA, Amazon.com, and Monster Worldwide. Technology Partners include: Cisco, Compaq, Foundry Networks, Google, Hewlett-Packard, Lycos, Macromedia, Miva, Microsoft, Network Associates, Openwave, PayPal, RealNetworks, Red Hat, Staples, Sun Microsystems, VeriSign, Verizon, VERITAS, Yahoo, and WebTrends.
Web.com has been honored with the following accolades:
- Deloitte, Technology Fast 50 Winner, 2005 and 2006
- Excellence in Technology 2005 Awards â€“ Ecommerce, SmallBusinessComputing.com
- # 12 on Deloitteâ€™s 2004 Technology Fast 500
- #1 Web Design, Development and Services Company 2005, Atlanta Business Chronicle
- Frost and Sullivan Market Leadership Award 2003
- Who’s Who in Technology 2003 and 2004, Atlanta Business Chronicle
For more information about Register.com, please visit: www.register.com.
To learn more about Web.com, please visit: www.web.com.