CANON CAN BUILD YOU A WEB SITE Thursday 19 April 2001 PDF Print UK Business Solutions' specialist, Canon is building on its IT network expertise by providing website development services for small businesses. Outsourcing to Canon will help businesses benefit from cost effective, bespoke web packages without worrying about the heavy burden of content management, maintenance or keeping abreast of the latest software developments. "Today nearly 40% of the UK's population is online *, making the UK the fourth largest user of the internet in the world **," reveals Trevor Dodsworth, marketing manager, Canon Business Solutions. "Over 405 million people are now using the web worldwide***. Businesses without any form of Internet presence may get left behind very quickly. Whatever your requirements, Canon Business Solutions can offer a fast, flexible service to suit your web needs, bring you up to the standard of larger companies and free up your resources allowing you to focus on your core business," he continues. Canon has three web site development packages available to suit different levels of business. Scenario 1 offers the customer the most cost-effective way of entering the web, with minimum effort by providing a four-page site, with a customised splash page and a facility to accept e-mail enquiries. Scenario 2 offers a five-page site, a splash page, e-mail enquiry facility and an on-line product catalogue of up to 50 pages. Whilst Scenario 3 has all the features of this including a shopping basket interface and a credit card transaction system for on-line purchasing. This will enable full e-commerce functionality and uses the industry standard, Secure Socket Layer encryption, to protect online transactions. "Whether a customer simply needs to create on-line awareness for its brand or is looking to sell products and services, Canon's Website Services can be tailored to suit every requirement," explains Trevor. "If a customer doesn't have an Internet friendly brand of its own we have the design expertise to build one, register any relevant domain names and host the site along with publicising it through a number of different search engines. "Together with the company's expertise in IT services including voice & data networks, imaging hardware and software technologies, Canon's Website Services delivers a one stop solution to help developing businesses succeed," he concludes. Further information including prices and examples can be found by visiting www.canon.co.uk/websiteservices Canon (UK) Ltd is the UK marketing and sales operation for the US $24 billion global company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. In the UK Canon employs over 3,000 people at facilities engaged in R&D software development and sales and marketing and, including Ireland, posted sales of £495m in 2000. Editor's notes *(Mori financial services survey) **(Cyberatlas) *** (NUA internet services) Editors Only For further information and images please contact Jim Dowson on 01737 220211 or E-mail email@example.com This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Canon UK in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.