Microsoft Exchange White Papers from Hosted Exchange Provider
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Denver, CO – July 13, 2006 – USA.NET, the leading hosted eMessaging service provider in North America, has been recognized by Microsoft as the winner of the 2006 Excellence Award for Microsoft Exchange Hosting Solutions.
The Excellence Award, which was presented to the company’s President & CEO David Ramon, at the 2006 Microsoft Partner Program Awards ceremony in Boston on July 12, recognizes USA.NET’s proven proficiency in delivering consistent, high-quality hosted services built on Microsoft technology.
USA.NET Microsoft Exchange Hosting provides complete reliability, security and scalability backed by a commitment to operational excellence. Subscribers can choose from three tiers of Microsoft Exchange Hosting with all tiers including virus scanning, spam protection, multiple secure access methods and a 99.9 percent Service Level Agreement. USA.NET is the only messaging hosting provider that is SAS 70-Type II Audited, Microsoft Gold Certified, salesforce.com Certified and a member of the Microsoft Technology Adoption Program for Exchange 2007 providing the highest compliance with best practices for security, privacy and operational controls.
“We are honored to receive such a distinguished award from our partners at Microsoft,” said David Ramon, USA.NET’s president and chief executive officer. “The USA.NET team of dedicated professionals is committed to providing operational excellence, industry-leading customer service, and a superior hosted email experience for our customers.”
Awards were presented in a number of categories, with winners chosen from a pool of more than 2,700 entrants worldwide. The Hosting Excellence Award is part of the Advanced Infrastructure Solutions Specialization and recognizes partner excellence in the Hosting category by showing the skills and expertise to design and implement innovative, cost-effective solutions that incorporate Microsoft technologies.
Receipt of the Specialization Excellence Award is based on a partner’s demonstrated ability to deliver exemplary solutions within a specialized subset of Microsoft’s competency areas, solutions categories that represent a particular business practice area or partner business model. Requirements to achieving a specialization competency include certifications, exams and customer references.
USA.NET, The Global eMessaging Service Provider®, is the only hosting provider that is SAS 70 Type II Audited, Microsoft Gold and salesforce.com certified, a member of the Microsoft Technology Adoption Program for Exchange 2007, and winner of the 2006 Microsoft Excellence Award for Exchange Hosting Solutions. USA.NET eMessaging solutions are modular and infinitely scalable to ensure customers can grow their business without having to invest additional resources, time or capital into their mission-critical messaging infrastructure. More information can be found at www.usa.net or by calling 1.800.653.0179.
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San Francisco, Calif. – January 17, 2006 - USA.NET and salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM), the market and technology leader in on-demand customer relationship management (CRM), today announced Hosted Microsoft Exchange for salesforce.com’s AppExchange. USA.NET’s on-demand email solution for AppExchange is immediately available for test drive and deployment from www.appexchange.com, in conjunction with the Salesforce Winter ’06 release.
USA.NET hosted Microsoft Exchange solution provides any time, anywhere email, calendaring and collaboration services without having to install or maintain any onsite hardware or software.
With AppExchange, salesforce.com customers now have access to new applications that bring the benefits of salesforce.com to an entire business, letting them manage and share all of their company information on-demand. Using AppExchange, companies can easily add any number of new on-demand applications to their existing Salesforce deployments, extending their success and making the full power and creativity of the salesforce.com customer, partner and developer community available with just a click.
“We are extremely pleased to be able to introduce our customers to one of the country’s premier Exchange hosting providers, USA.NET,” said Adam Gross, director, product marketing, salesforce.com. “Working with USA.NET to make Hosted Microsoft Exchange available via the AppExchange demonstrates salesforce.com’s commitment to help our customers achieve maximum business results with no software investment.”
“We see offering USA.NET solutions via the AppExchange as a wonderful opportunity to introduce salesforce.com’s large and growing install base to the benefits of hosted Microsoft Exchange,” said David Ramon, president and chief executive officer, USA.NET. “Our commitment to operational excellence, customer service, and years of experience hosting Microsoft Exchange for small to medium business customers is a natural fit with salesforce.com’s customers.”
Customers already outsourcing their CRM function to salesforce.com will see great incremental value from adding USA.NET’s Hosted Exchange solution to their suite of on-demand applications.
USA.NET’s Hosted Microsoft Exchange for AppExchange is one of more than 150 application listings created by salesforce.com, its customers and partners that are now available on the salesforce.com AppExchange, the world’s first on-demand application platform. AppExchange provides unprecedented ease of customization and integration for Salesforce deployments, as well as enabling a whole new generation of on-demand applications that go beyond CRM. Launched today, AppExchange enables all of these on-demand applications to be easily shared, exchanged and installed with one click into any salesforce.com account. AppExchange can be found at www.salesforce.com/appexchange.
USA.NET, the global eMessaging service provider™, is the largest exclusively-focused hosted eMessaging provider in North America, with over 5,000 customers of all sizes and complexities. USA.NET is the only hosting provider who is SAS 70-Type II certified, Microsoft Gold Certified, and a member of the Microsoft Technology Adoption Program. USA.NET eMessaging solutions are modular and infinitely scalable to ensure customers can grow their business without having to invest additional resources, time or capital into their mission-critical messaging infrastructure. More information can be found at http://www.usa.net or by calling (303) 865-1200.
Salesforce.com is the market and technology leader in on-demand customer relationship management (CRM). The company’s Salesforce suite of on-demand applications enables customers to manage and share all of their sales, support, marketing and partner information on-demand. AppExchange, salesforce.com’s on-demand platform, allows customers and partners to build powerful new applications quickly and easily, customize and integrate the Salesforce suite to meet their unique business needs, and distribute and sell on-demand apps at www.appexchange.com. Customers can also take advantage of Successforce, salesforce.com’s world-class training, support, consulting and best practices offerings.
As of October 31, 2005, salesforce.com manages customer information for approximately 18,700 customers and approximately 351,000 paying subscribers including Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), America Online (AOL), Automatic Data Processing (ADP), Avis/Budget Rent A Car (Cendant Rental Car Group), Dow Jones Newswires, Nokia, Polycom and SunTrust. Any unreleased services or features referenced in this or other press releases or public statements are not currently available and may not be delivered on time or at all. Customers who purchase salesforce.com applications should make their purchase decisions based upon features that are currently available. Salesforce.com has headquarters in San Francisco, with offices in Europe and Asia, and trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “CRM”. For more information please visit http://www.salesforce.com, or call 1-800-NO-SOFTWARE.