USA.NET Receives Microsoft® Desert Mountain Region Partner Marketing Excellence Award
Denver, CO - August, 29, 2006 - USA.NET, the leading hosted eMessaging service provider in North America, was selected by Microsoft® for its Desert Mountain Region Partner Marketing Excellence Award. The outcome of USA.NET and Microsoft co-marketing efforts has resulted in an increase of over 60 percent growth in USA.NET’s Hosted Microsoft Exchange business for the first half of 2006 compared to the same period 2005.
The award recognizes USA.NET’s ability to leverage its unique operational excellence combined with its laser focus on the SMB market in order to acquire and retain customers for its Microsoft Exchange hosted messaging solutions as well as maintaining the highest customer satisfaction level in the industry.
Denver-based USA.NET was selected for developing innovative marketing campaigns that effectively promote hosted Microsoft Exchange email solutions.
In July of this year, USA.NET also earned the coveted “Exchange Hosting Solutions Excellence Award” at the Microsoft Worldwide Conference for its industry leading Service Level Agreements, customer satisfaction and references.
“We appreciate this recognition from our partners at Microsoft, and we’re very pleased with the results of our co-marketing efforts,” said Jason Masten, USA.NET’s vice president of sales. “Our team of professionals is committed to building on these results in anticipation of the launch of Hosted Exchange 2007 by continuing to provide industry-leading customer service, and a superior hosted email experience for our customers.”
Masten accepted the award on behalf of USA.NET at the 2006 Microsoft Desert Mountain Region Partner Conference held in Denver on August 25, 2006.
“USA.NET has spent several years successfully working with Microsoft, and its operational excellence throughout has consistently been worthy of award-winning recognition,” said Michael Clark, general manager of the Desert Mountain Region for Microsoft. “We have seen tremendous growth in the Hosted Exchange market, particularly with small to medium sized companies that recognize the need for a service that allows them to stay focused on their core business.”
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.