San Antonio, Texas – (The Hosting News) – February 25, 2008 – Rackspace Managed Hosting, will provide hosting services to on-demand third-party logistics (3PL) software firm, 3PL Central, for its Warehouse Management System (WMS) application, designed to service small to mid-size warehouse management functionality.
John Watkins, President and CEO, 3PL Central noted, ”Through our web-based 3PL Warehouse Manager, we provide an on-demand warehouse management system focused on public and third party warehouses with the functionality necessary to run multi-customer, multi-warehouse and multi-user facilities. The 3PL Warehouse Manager is able to support these multi-user facilities by providing each customer a unique URL login to view real-time global inventory, up-to-date transaction reports, EDI integration capabilities, email notifications, and offer other advanced WMS features, all fully branded for a customer’s specific website. By delivering our warehouse management software over the internet versus having our customers purchase and deploy the software, we help reduce overhead IT costs, making it easy for any warehouse operator, even with little technical skill, to operate and inventory a vast warehouse seamlessly. We needed an infrastructure with high availability, scalability, security and expertise found at Rackspace to support our business-critical applications and growing customer base. Knowing that Rackspace has helped thousands of other software-as-a-service companies grow and succeed is a huge value.”
Glenn Reinus, Senior Vice President of worldwide sales, Rackspace commented, ”Applications like 3PL Central’s must be supported by a strong, highly available, and most importantly, readily scaleable infrastructures. We believe that Rackspace delivers all of this on a world-class infrastructure and expertise that software-as-a-service customers require. Rackspace’s dedicated account teams work as an extension of 3PL Central’s own IT staff by delivering 24x7x365 Fanatical Support, helping them grow and succeed.”
3PL Central is a new breed of 3PL software provider offering on-demand supply chain software focused on the needs of 3PLs, public and third party warehouses. 3PL Central provides a variety of software including 3PL Warehouse Manager, the first on-demand Warehouse Management System (WMS) purpose-built to provide public warehouse operations enterprise-class WMS functionality. All of 3PL Central’s products are offered via an on-demand, or Software as a Service (SaaS) model, enabling 3PLs and public warehouses access to cutting edge software at a low monthly fee and significantly reducing the total cost of ownership of supply chain execution software from the traditional ”buy, upgrade and maintain” software cycle.
A recognized global managed hosting firm, Rackspace Managed Hosting is a service organization delivering enterprise-level web infrastructure and managed services to businesses of all sizes. Serving more than 15,000 customers across eight data centers worldwide, Rackspace integrates the industry’s best technologies for each customer need and delivers it as a service via the company’s award-winning Fanatical Support. Founded in 1998, Rackspace has grown more than 50 percent a year since the company’s inception.
To learn more about 3PL Central, please visit: www.3plcentral.com.
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