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Google Apps Coming to DSL Extreme
LOS ANGELES, CA, July 22, 2008 – DSL Extreme, a leading provider of high-speed DSL and business-related Internet services, announced today that it is bringing Google Apps™ to its customers. With Google Apps, DSL Extreme subscribers will now have access to Google’s popular email and communications tools such as Gmail with anti-spam and anti-virus protection, Google Docs collaboration, Google Calendar shared calendaring, Google Talk instant messaging, and a new customizable DSL Extreme home page.
Customers will have the added benefit of accessing their DSL Extreme email, powered by Google, from any Internet-connected computer and most mobile devices – including Blackberry and Windows Mobile devices. Google Apps has also been released for the iPhone and will be available to DSL Extreme customers, giving them increased mobility and productivity while on the go.
“We are excited to bring Google Apps services to our subscribers,” said George Mitsopoulos, Vice President and General Manager of DSL Extreme. “Google Apps will deliver a better email experience due to improved webmail functionality and features. Customers will also enjoy productivity and collaboration tools. Documents and calendars can also be shared with coworkers, family and friends. Google Apps makes the user experience more fun and social.”
IKANO Communications, Inc., parent company of DSL Extreme, has partnered with Google to offer Google Apps migration and support services to Internet service providers seeking to upgrade and outsource mail and related communication services. “IKANO’s partnership with Google is an important milestone in the transformation of IKANO to a full service provider of best-of-breed hosted services for businesses and consumers,” said George Naspo, CEO of IKANO. “We handle all the infrastructure, IT management and end user support, so our customers can focus on what they do best.”
To learn how to order Internet services from DSL Extreme, call 866-2-GET-NET, or visit www.dslextreme.com.
About DSL Extreme
DSL Extreme is the largest private DSL provider in California and offershigh-speed and traditional Internet services nationwide. Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Los Angeles, DSL Extreme offers a suite of online services for consumer and business customers – including DSL and dialup Internet access, email, website hosting and data circuits with superior quality connectivity. The DSL Extreme network serves tens of thousands of clients across the country. To learn more, visit www.dslextreme.com.
About IKANO Communications, Inc.
IKANO, founded in 1999, is a provider of IP solutions including email, Internet access, hosting, billing and end user support. IKANO makes it easy for customers and service providers to maintain their unique brand while eliminating the hassle of maintaining servers, network contracts and call centers. IKANO provides Google Apps services and support for businesses and organizations. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, the company has offices in Los Angeles, Seattle, and Toronto. IKANO is backed by Insight Venture Partners and other investors. Companies interested in learning more about IKANO should contact [email protected], call 877-492-0121, or visit www.ikano.com.
Media Contact Information:
IKANO Communications Inc.
VP Internet Strategy and Corporate Development
124 N. Charles Lindbergh Dr.
Salt Lake City, UT 84116