Intranet Content Management: Intranets.com Selects NaviSite, Inc. to Host Free Intranets
Intranets.com Selects NaviSite, Inc. to Host Free Intranets
More Than 13,000 Intranets.com Sites Will Be Hosted at NaviSite's East Coast Data Center
Boston, Mass. (August 17, 1999)
- Intranets.com (www.intranets.com
), developer of the world’s
first free intranet, today announced that it has selected NaviSite, Inc
., a leading Application
Service Provider (ASP) and Web hosting company, to host its free intranet sites. By
selecting NaviSite, Inc. as the hosting provider, Intranets.com provides its 13,000
Member Sites and 650,000 Members with a comprehensive and sophisticated Internet
"We chose a leader in web site hosting and application services to host our Members' sites.
NaviSite's facility and services will enable our Members to use their intranets with the
assurance of totally reliable and secure site performance," said Tim Peacock, Vice President
of Development at Intranets.com. "In addition, Intranets.com has the advantage of working
with a provider who can recognize and quickly respond to the growth of our market and our
High-performance solution for Intranets.com Member Sites
Intranets.com worked with NaviSite to develop a tailored, dedicated server farm
designed to eliminate network and server congestion with the Intranets.com Member Sites.
Intranets.com provides Member Sites with an innovative intranet solution, including
fully–functional intranet applications that are pre-programmed and pre-populated with data
specified by the Member Site Administrator.
"The concept of instantly providing a fully-functional, pre-populated intranet is a completely new
type of web site development. Intranets.com needed a solution that could manage the high
volume of traffic, while providing the Member Sites with consistent and seamless performance,"
said Jay Seaton, Vice President of Marketing, for NaviSite, Inc. "This highlights the growing
demand for companies to be able to gain the benefits of outsourcing, including traditional intranet
Intranets.com has registered more than 13,000 free intranet sites since its launch in
mid–July. These 13,000 sites will see the benefit of NaviSite's secure, reliable,
high–performance hosting and co–location services, including high–performance Internet
access, load balancing, backup, UPS and power conditioning services. These services are
part of the commitment Intranets.com has made to provide its members with the highest
quality online intranet solution available.
About NaviSite, Inc.
NaviSite, Inc., a majority-owned subsidiary of CMGI, Inc. with minority investments from Dell
Computer Corporation and Microsoft Corporation, is a leading provider of outsourced Web
hosting and application services for companies conducting mission-critical business on the
Internet. The company's goal is to help customers focus on their core competencies by
outsourcing the management and hosting of mission-critical Web sites and applications.
NaviSite’s SiteHarbor® solutions provide secure, reliable, co-location and high-performance
hosting services, including high-performance Internet access, and high-availability server
management solutions through load balancing, clustering, mirroring and storage services. In
addition, NaviSite's enhanced management services, beyond basic co-location and hosting,
are designed to meet the expanding needs of businesses as their Web sites and Internet
applications become more complex and as their needs for outsourcing all aspects of their
online businesses intensify. The company’s application services, which include application
hosting, management and rental, provide cost-effective access to, as well as rapid
deployment and reliable operation of, business-critical applications.
For more information about NaviSite, on the East coast call 888-298-8222, on the West
coast call 888-755-5525. NaviSite is headquartered at 100 Brickstone Square, 5th Floor, Andover, MA 01810.
Intranets.com is the world's leading provider of on-demand collaboration services for small businesses or departments and groups inside
large organizations. The company serves more than 350,000 users across 10,000 companies worldwide and offers a secure,
web-based collaboration suite to share critical business information quickly and easily at any time from anywhere. Privately held and
profitable, Intranets.com is led by an experienced team of software industry professionals who are committed to providing a secure,
customizable, easy-to-deploy intranet solution supported by world-class customer service. Intranets.com is a
PC Magazine "Editor's Choice"
winner and is rated one of the world's
"Top 25" leading service providers by ASPNews. The company has also been ranked by the Boston Business Journal as one of the fastest growing
private companies in Massachusetts for two consecutive years. For more information or to take a FREE 30-day test drive, visit
or call 888-932-2600 or 781-565-6000.
© Copyright 1999, Intranets.com, Inc. All rights reserved. Intranets.com is a trademark of Intranets.com, Inc. idealab! is a registered trademark of idealab!, Inc. SiteHarbor is a registered trademark of NaviSite, Inc. Other product and company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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