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WiredTree Upgrades Anti-Spam Filtering to Cut Down on False Positives

December 3, 2014 by · Comments Off on WiredTree Upgrades Anti-Spam Filtering to Cut Down on False Positives 

Chicago, IL – WiredTree, a leading managed hosting provider, today announced the completion of an upgrade to its spam protection system, dramatically increasing its effectiveness and allowing it to better avoid false positives.

Online spam has always been difficult to deal with, and some spammers seem always to find a way around even the most ironclad filters. To make matters worse, the more stringent systems have a tendency to mark even legitimate emails as suspect. The entire situation is somewhat out of control, and businesses are putting in their best efforts to battle it, often to no avail.

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Network Solutions Launches Microsoft Hosted Exchange Email Accounts

July 8, 2011 by · Comments Off on Network Solutions Launches Microsoft Hosted Exchange Email Accounts 

Hosting ServicesHerndon, VA – Network Solutions® now offers Microsoft Hosted Exchange for its email account customers. This enterprise-level email tool gives small business owners access to a robust set of communications solutions at wallet-friendly prices.

“We are always looking to add products and services that will improve our customers’ business, and Exchange fits the bill,” said Rob Vieyra, Vice President of Product Management at Network Solutions. “Exchange will help our customers increase productivity, cut costs, and improve both internal and external communications.” Read more

STRATO Enters into Cloud Application Business with Open-Xchange

July 6, 2011 by · Comments Off on STRATO Enters into Cloud Application Business with Open-Xchange 

Hosting ServicesNUREMBERG, Germany – Open-Xchange, a leader in business-class email and groupware for cloud providers, announced an agreement with STRATO, Europe’s second-largest web host and services provider, bringing integrated online communication and teamwork to hosting customers in Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, U.K., France and Italy.

As of today, STRATO starts to provision Open-Xchange business-class webmail to all its shared-webhosting customers, which include more than 5 million email accounts. Existing and new STRATO customers will have access to the powerful AJAX-based email, contact and calendar management functionality as part of their hosting package. Users benefit from a single and central communication application, which integrates personal contacts from social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn or Xing, as well as email from external email accounts like Google Mail, GMX or Yahoo! Mail without any further interaction. The cloud-based application can be accessed with a standard Internet browser (without installing software) and via any PC, laptop, iPad or smartphone. Read more

Intermedia Launches Advisor Program

June 27, 2011 by · Comments Off on Intermedia Launches Advisor Program 

Hosting ServicesNew York, NY – Intermedia,a global leader in cloud services and the largest Microsoft Exchange hosting provider,today announced the launch of the Intermedia Advisor Program. A re-brand and enhancement to the company’s previous “affiliate” program,the Intermedia Advisor Program allows partners to build on the credibility of the recognized Intermedia brand and earn referral commissions on sales of Intermedia services such as hosted Exchange,hosted PBX,encryption,backup and more. Unlike traditional affiliate and simple referral programs,Intermedia’s Advisor Program includes expanded access to the Intermedia advisor team for on-demand,tailored sales assistance. It also includes an upgraded control panel for members to access sales and marketing tools and manage commissions.

Intermedia continues to offer and heavily invest in its private label partner program – a program that enables member partners to own the customer relationship,including billing and support. In contrast,the Intermedia Advisor Program is designed specifically for IT consulting groups and VARs looking to expand their cloud services portfolio without taking on responsibility for 24×7 support and billing. Advisors focus their resources on consulting with the customer and operating as trusted advisors that identify the right technology to address business needs. Intermedia delivers and manages the services,providing 24×7 support,and billing the customer. Commissions are paid by Intermedia to advisors on a one-time or recurring monthly basis dependent on the advisor’s preference. Read more

Leading Scandinavian Hoster Provides Customers Free Mobile Email

June 21, 2011 by · Comments Off on Leading Scandinavian Hoster Provides Customers Free Mobile Email 

Webmaster ToolboxNUREMBERG, Germany – Open-Xchange, the supplier of business-class email and groupware for cloud providers, today announced an agreement with Surftown — the leader in domain name registration and web hosting in Scandinavia — to bring cloud-based communication and collaboration to more than 500,000 users.

By the end of Q3 2011, Surftown customers will have the easy-to-use, integrated email, calendar and contact management from Open-Xchange. The cloud-based application can be accessed with a standard Internet browser (without installing software) and a PC, notebook, iPad or smartphone. Read more

Dyn Releases New Enterprise Class Email Delivery

June 20, 2011 by · Comments Off on Dyn Releases New Enterprise Class Email Delivery 

Webmaster ToolboxSanta Clara, CA – Dyn (formerly Dynamic Network Services Inc.) today announces the release of their Enterprise Class Technology (ECT) platform for the complete management of email delivery.  The release of DynECT Email Delivery follows months of build out and improvements of redundant email infrastructure, solidifying the IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) leader as a major player in the email delivery space.

DynECT Email Delivery (previously named SendLabs SmartMTA) was born out of Dyn’s December 2010 acquisition of email services provider SendLabs. The company’s goal was to further develop an infrastructure that would allow power users to connect to Dyn and deploy either transactional or bulk email – all while providing useful insights and statistics, under the watchful eye of deliverability experts. Read more

Intermedia Acquires Zlago, a Channel-Focused Cloud Services Company

June 15, 2011 by · Comments Off on Intermedia Acquires Zlago, a Channel-Focused Cloud Services Company 

Webmaster ToolboxNEW YORK, NY – Intermedia, a global leader in cloud services and the largest Microsoft Exchange hosting provider, today announced its acquisition of Zlago, a privately held provider of cloud services. The Zlago acquisition was executed as part of Intermedia’s recent acquisition by leading private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners. Zlago founder and CEO Michael Gold now serves as Intermedia’s president, reporting to Intermedia chairman and CEO Phil Koen — former CEO, Savvis (NASDAQ: SVVS).

Intermedia distributes cloud services to 38,000 small and mid-size business customers directly and through its 6,800 global channel partners. The company manages an industry-leading 320,000 premium hosted Exchange mailboxes. According to Phil Koen, CEO, Intermedia, “The Zlago acquisition will not only extend the level of cloud expertise within Intermedia, but it will also prove to be a catalyst for strategic growth within the Intermedia cloud services portfolio. Intermedia gains Michael Gold’s management, cloud, and channel expertise — as well as important Zlago resources, such as deep relationships in the channel community. With Oak Hill’s resources behind Intermedia, we intend to build the leading provider of cloud services.” Read more

Oak Hill Capital Partners to Acquire Cloud Services Provider Intermedia

May 27, 2011 by · Comments Off on Oak Hill Capital Partners to Acquire Cloud Services Provider Intermedia 

Webmaster ToolboxNew York, NY – Oak Hill Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Intermedia.net, Inc. (“Intermedia” or the “Company”), a global leader in cloud services founded by technology entrepreneur Michael Choupak.  In conjunction with the transaction, Oak Hill Capital also announced that Phil Koen, former CEO of Savvis, Inc., will join Intermedia as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.  The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Since its founding in 1995, Intermedia has been a pioneer in offering secure and reliable cloud-based business-class email, and today is the largest third-party provider of these services to small and mid-sized businesses in the U.S.  The company has continued to innovate and expand its cloud service offerings, growing its user base at an annual compounded rate of 31% over the last four years.  As of April 30, 2011, the company manages an industry-leading 320,000 premium Microsoft hosted Exchange mailboxes. It distributes its suite of services to 38,000 business customers directly and through its 6,800 global channel partners. Read more

SendGrid & Rackspace Team Up to Provide Leading Transactional Email Service to Rackspace Customers

May 23, 2011 by · Comments Off on SendGrid & Rackspace Team Up to Provide Leading Transactional Email Service to Rackspace Customers 

Webmaster ToolboxSAN FRANCISCO, CA – SendGrid, the most trusted email infrastructure service, has announced a strategic relationship with Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX), the world’s leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry. The relationship will bring SendGrid’s leading email delivery, real-time analytics capabilities and scalability to Rackspace customers.

Rackspace provides enterprise-level managed hosting, cloud hosting, email and apps products to over 140,000 customers around the world. Rackspace also offers its customers a renowned commitment to its hallmark customer service, Fanatical Support®. The collaboration between Rackspace and SendGrid stems from the companies’ shared emphasis on providing the highest level of customer support and quality of service. Read more

PayPal Adopts SmarterTrack Help Desk for Internal Support and Customer Service Communications

May 16, 2011 by · Comments Off on PayPal Adopts SmarterTrack Help Desk for Internal Support and Customer Service Communications 

Webmaster ToolboxPHOENIX — Software developer SmarterTools Inc. today announced that global e-commerce provider PayPal has adopted the SmarterTrack help desk to manage internal support and customer service issues for thousands of agents in its European and North American operations centers.

“We are excited that PayPal chose SmarterTrack as a solution for their internal communication needs,” said Jeff Hardy, vice-president of business operations at SmarterTools. “The implementation at PayPal is a great example of SmarterTrack resonating with businesses of any size—from smaller companies accessing SmarterTrack as a service at our datacenter to large enterprise organizations implementing SmarterTrack on site in a fully distributed and load-balanced architecture.” Read more

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