USi to Offer Managed Messaging for U.S. Feds
Hayes - May 3, 2000
In April, USinternetworking Inc. (USi) (Nasdaq:USIX - news), the leading
Application Service Provider (ASP), announced it will be demonstrating
Microsoft Exchange 2000 at the annual FOSE show in Washington, D.C.,
to showcase its Enterprise Messaging and Collaboration solution. USi is
the first ASP to be included on the GSA schedule to offer an enterprise-scale
managed solution for Federal agencies with mission-critical messaging
and collaboration needs.
USinternetworking, Inc. will be the first Application Service Provider
to enter the Government market with enterprise wide messaging solutions.
USi will be using Microsoft Exchange 2000 (Still RC-1) to demonstrate
its abilities at the annual FOSE show in Washington, DC. USi plans to
not only host messaging, but also to offer technical expertise and training
to government agencies as part of its enterprise Exchange outsourcing
USi competes with United Messaging, Allegro (A Mail.com Company), MCI
WorldCom, Digex, Interliant and numerous smaller messaging ASPs. USi is
the first ASP to enter the US Federal Government space, greatly expanding
the potential installed base for USi. The government will benefit greatly
from an outsourcing initiative, relieving administrative headaches and
human resources issues related to "the IT revolving door".