Aug 6, 2001 : PFSweb Adds Managed Hosting Services


📅 - PFSweb, Inc. (pfsweb.com), an outsourcer of business services, today announced the addition of managed hosting and web creative development services.

"E-commerce initiatives have as much potential today as they have in thepast," said Steve Graham, chief technology officer of PFSweb. "But now theymust be deployed in a profitable and timely manner just as any other neweffort. Our clients were asking for a comprehensive e-commerceinfrastructure that was cost-effective yet robust and secure. We haveresponded with these new services which make PFSweb a single source for acomplete e-commerce initiative."
Through this new service, PFSweb says it offers a comprehensive,high-availability hosting environment for electronic commerce initiatives.Used in conjunction with PFSweb's EntenteWeb technology, the hosting servicesupports a fully integrated solution, encompassing web design and e-commercefunctionality, day-to-day site operations, data mining, customer service andback-end fulfillment.
"Currently we are providing managed hosting services to IBM,Pharmacia/Upjohn, and others. Utilizing this service has allowed them tolaunch new initiatives that otherwise would have required significantfinancial and time investments," Graham continued.
"Starting and managing an e-commerce initiative is far more complicated thanit should be today," said Mike Willoughby, partner E-commerce technologiesof PFSweb. "We've made it simple by covering all that technical complexitywith a single layer. Combining our own uninterruptible power supply systemand power generation capabilities, redundant and highly available Internetaccess, a secure data center, and best-in-business management and reportingtools, we provide a hosting environment with incredible reliability."

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