IceWarp, formerly Merak Mail Server and a provider of comprehensive messaging solutions, signed a partner program agreement with Rackspace Hosting (News - Alert), the open cloud company. This agreement is believed to add mutual value for IceWarp’s current clients and increase targeted exposure and reputation for both companies.
The Rackspace Partner Program provides its partners with a portfolio of compute platforms, ranging from traditional dedicated hosting and cloud hosting, to e-mail and private cloud powered by OpenStack. The program is built to enable all types of businesses to incorporate IT hosting services into their current product and service offerings.
“We were looking for a hosting provider that would meet the demands of our very diverse and demanding customer base,” Ladislav Goc, president at IceWarp (News - Alert), said in a statement.
“Rackspace is the perfect match – the company provides our customers with a solid and reliable infrastructure to run their business. Their unparalleled managed hosting expertise backed by Fanatical Support offers the necessary confidence to expand our cloud programs,” Goc added.
IceWarp is recognized as a reputed e-mail solutions provider and a viable Microsoft (News - Alert) Exchange alternative, and is deployed in more than 20,000 organizations and supports over 50 million users worldwide. The company disrupts the messaging category by delivering all e-mail, mobile synchronization, SMS, chat, voice and video capabilities in one integrated, extremely secure and easy-to-deploy solution.
The company is also offering LiveWebAssist, a multilingual business chat that allows companies to better monetize website traffic by interacting live with website visitors, from any location, through any device including; desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet.
“IceWarp has established a reputation for innovation in the messaging solutions market. We’re excited about developing a relationship with IceWarp that will help drive greater value for customers and we look forward to ongoing collaboration,” Christopher Rajiah, vice president of worldwide channel sales at Rackspace, said.
Recently, IceWarp confirmed its full compatibility with the Apple (News - Alert) iPhone 5, turning the Apple gadget into a powerful and secure corporate productivity tool that enables modern-day mobile workforce.
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Edited by Brooke Neuman