Atlanta, Georgia – (The Hosting News) – October 31, 2006 – Website and Internet services company, Web.com, Inc., is offering a free 30-day trial of its premium e-mail service for Microsoft Office Outlook based on Microsoft Hosted Exchange.
Designed to increase productivity, efficiency and reduce costs, it is hoped that by delivering this solution in a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) environment, Web.com can offer small business customers a cost-effective and reliable business-strength communication service including e-mail, calendaring, contact and task management, as well as anti-spam and anti-virus security protection with anywhere access without the typical upfront hardware investments or maintenance costs.
Jeff Stibel, President and CEO of Web.com remarked, ”Great communication and collaboration tools are vital for organizations of all sizes to manage their daily business. With the introduction of Microsoft Exchange Hosting by Web.com, small businesses can take advantage of world-class communication and collaboration without breaking the bank. By delivering this in a Software-as-a-Service model, we eliminate the typical IT hassles small businesses face in developing and maintaining in-house business class email solutions.”
Microsoft Exchange Hosting by Web.com offers a wide range of powerful features designed for small businesses to maximize resources and run critical communication tasks more efficiently. The beauty of this service is that the end user does not have to worry about the day to day IT requirements needed to maintain an in-house Exchange infrastructure, thereby reducing costs and saving time. The Web.com service keeps track of everything; continually coordinating, updating and synchronizing all of the information.
John Zanni, Director of Worldwide Hosting at Microsoft Corp. added, ”Microsoft recognizes that a growing number of small businesses are seeking a more dynamic alternative to their current communication services. Coupled with the Software-as-a-Service business model gaining traction, hosting providers like Web.com have become an important delivery channel for Microsoft Hosted Exchange. Microsoft is committed to empowering hosting providers such as Web.com with these essential tools that enable them to meet the needs of their customers.”
Microsoft Exchange Hosting by Web.com provides anywhere access to messages, calendar, and contacts to create a virtual mobile office and the flexibility to run businesses. This service is considered ideal for any small business that is looking to improve productivity and build true collaborative communication within its company, and can add anti-spam and anti-virus protections.
Some of Microsoft Exchange Hosting by Web.com features include:
Outlook Mobile Access – provides mobile browser access to e-mail folders, calendar, contact, tasks and searching the Global Address List or personal contacts.
Mobile Synchronization – provides ActiveSync and Up-to-Date Notifications that enable customers to access their account from any Microsoft Windows-powered mobile device such as Pocket PC, Pocket PC Phone Edition and Windows-powered Smartphones.
Outlook Web Access – a powerful and flexible application that allows employees browser-based access to e-mail, contacts, appointments, and tasks all in one place from any PC with Internet access.
Collaboration tools – lets customers share and update coworkers’ calendars, contact lists, and tasks as well as create and maintain a centralized Global Address Book that’s always available to everyone in the organization through Outlook or Outlook Web Access. With these shared functions, you can quickly check to see when coworkers are free or busy before setting up meetings, prioritize projects and follow-up on tasks, and ensure that team members always have the latest customers contact information. By utilizing a central exchange of information, sharing calendars and scheduling appointments is simple and constantly updated in real-time.
Web.com’s premium e-mail service has been priced to fit the needs of our small business customers. Monthly prices range from $11.95 for an individual mailbox down to $8.95 for 10 mailboxes or more. To promote the launch of the service, Web.com will offer a 30-day free trial of the service.
Web.com, Inc., formerly Interland, Inc., provides web solutions, websites and web services, with do-it-yourself and professional website design, website hosting, ecommerce, web marketing and email. Since 1995, Web.com has assisted individuals and small businesses build a web presence, with more than 4 million websites utilizing Web.com’s proprietary tools, services and patented technology.
To learn more about Microsoft Exchange Hosting by Web.com, please visit: /www.web.com/email/hosted-exchange.aspx.
For more information about Web.com, please visit: www.web.com.