Increased Reliability Demands Drive 18% Growth in Email Hosting Service from Perimeter E-Security
USA.NET Recognized as Top Player in Hosted Business and Hosted Microsoft Exchange Email Markets by Radicati Group for Third Consecutive Reports
Customers Including Belo Corp., Cheesecake Factory, UHY Advisors, Inc. and United Airlines Continue to Rely on Perimeter’s Trusted Business Messaging Services
MILFORD, CT, October 5, 2009 – Perimeter E-Security, the trusted market leader of information security and messaging services that deliver enterprise-class protection and compliance to companies of all sizes, today announced that its USA.NET Microsoft® Exchange Hosting solution has experienced an 18% growth over the past twelve months, adding 200,000 seats on the Company’s base of 1.1 million. The company also announced today that industry leading analyst firm, The Radicati Group, Inc., ranked USA.NET as a "Top Player" in their Hosted Business Email–Market Quadrant 2009 report and the Hosted Microsoft Exchange–Market Quadrant 2009 report. USA.NET is recognized for leading the market in both market share and for its comprehensive suite of hosted business email services.
Separately, Perimeter announced that an increasing number of customers are adding hosted email services to their existing security suites to create a comprehensive security approach.
“Being consistently ranked by The Radicati Group for the third consecutive report is a testament to our exceptional track record and unparalleled experience in the hosted email and collaboration market and underscores how mission-critical email performance is for businesses of all sizes,” said Doug Howard, Chief Strategy Officer of Perimeter. “The power of our security, email and collaboration solutions is driving critical mass in new customer categories beyond core financial services such as hospitality. Since April of this year, we have seen our current customers adding services to their existing hosted email packages, and new customers seeking our solutions to help them remain laser focused on their core business instead of needing to divert resources to managing email systems.”
The Radicati reports highlight the full suite of end-to-end messaging solutions of USA.NET’s two business messaging solutions: CMS and Microsoft Hosted Exchange. The reports highlight the following key strengths for USA.NET:
- Flexibility to combine Microsoft Hosted Exchange mailboxes with CMS mailboxes to tailor cost-effective email solutions.
- Highly scalable and customizable Microsoft Hosted Exchange offering that can be modified to fit a company’s current needs and infrastructure.
- 99.9% SLA for Microsoft Hosted Exchange solution.
- Free dedicated technical account manager (TAM), to serve as a private IT consultant for customers.
- Microsoft Gold partner with competencies in advanced infrastructure, mobility, hosting and security.
- Extensive migration experience across a full spectrum of messaging applications including Novell GroupWise, IBM Lotus Notes, POP systems, competitive hosting systems and legacy versions of Exchange.
- Enhanced credibility with Perimeter E-Security backing in verticals that rely on security, such as financial services and history as one of the first hosting providers.
As business email systems are becoming increasingly complex, specialized and central to communications, customers such as Belo, Cheesecake Factory, UHY Advisors, Inc. and United Airlines are relying on Perimeter’s trusted hosting services to assure the reliability, uptime and security requirements of their business messaging needs.
“Before selecting USA.NET, we reviewed a number of top hosted email service providers and we’re thrilled with our decision. Following a highly successful migration, we’re continuing to extend the USA.NET hosted solution across our company,” said Craig Harper, Vice President of Technology, Belo Corp.
Perimeter’s USA.NET Microsoft Exchange Hosting solution offers all the benefits of Microsoft Exchange with the high-touch support, integration capabilities, scalability and cost benefits of a premier outsourced model. As part of this service, Perimeter performs maintenance, patches, upgrades and backups, conducts training for staff members, handles migration, and provides continuing management of email and email security on a 24/7 basis.
USA.NET, a wholly owned subsidiary of Perimeter, is the recognized leader for Hosted Email delivering messaging, collaboration, mobility, archiving and advanced infrastructure solutions for businesses of all sizes. USA.NET's global infrastructure serves clients in over 120 countries. Cited as the "Top Player" for the hosted business email market by The Radicati Group, Inc., USA.NET is SAS 70 Type II Audited, Microsoft Gold Certified, a member of the Microsoft Technology Adoption Program for Exchange, and winner of the Microsoft Excellence Award for Exchange Hosting Solutions. For more information about USA.NET visit www.usa.net or call 800-653-0179.
Perimeter is the trusted market leader of information security services that delivers enterprise-class protection and compliance. Through its cost-effective and scalable SaaS platform, Perimeter offers the most comprehensive compliance, security and messaging services that include: hosted email, encrypted email, firewall management and monitoring, vulnerability scanning, host intrusion and prevention, email antivirus and spam, remote data backup and email archiving. For more information about Perimeter visit www.perimeterusa.com.
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