Pasporte is One of Europe’s First IBM Hosting Advantage Partners Monday 23 April 2001 PDF Print UK based pureplay application service provider Pasporte, is one of the first European ASPs to be recognised by the IBM Hosting Advantage Partner Program. The scheme recognises a high standard of hosting services, and was awarded to Pasporte following a review of their hosting environment, practices, procedures and customer support. “Achieving the accreditation stands us apart as a leading ASP, and is a boost to Pasporte's development as a company,” said Andrew Cloney, Chief Operating Executive of Pasporte. “The coming months represent a crucial period of growth as we look forward to handling increased volumes of business." The endorsement further illustrates the strength of relationship with IBM whose technology and service offerings have been extensively utilised in Pasporte's Data Centres. Pasporte's ASP service is delivered from these Data Centres over a highly secure remote data infrastructure, and includes a growing suite of software applications. “Pasporte offer a comprehensive and resilient ASP service, and were among the first prepared to undergo our testing procedures,” comments Corrine Fresko, Service Provider Business Development Executive at IBM. "The Hosting Advantage signifies their ability to deliver ASP reliably, securely and efficiently." About IBM Hosting Advantage Programme The IBM Hosting Advantage Programme was developed to recognise and promote hosting service providers. Companies hoping to join the programme must meet stringent pre-requisites and pass in-depth on-site inspection and reviews of their hosting environment, practices, procedures and customer support. About Pasporte Pasporte Ltd is a UK based 'pureplay' Application Service Provider, offering its services in the European market. The company has been launched to cater for the rapidly expanding demand for ASP solutions. Pasporte provides a fully managed ASP service that facilitates high speed access to the best available software and technology without the risk, cost and complexity of in-house system implementation and maintenance. Pasporte's business philosophy centres around maximising cost advantage and business efficiency for its customers who access and use applications delivered as a service from its remote data centre. The Pasporte service offers 24 hour availability, management and support with unbeatable security. As a 'pureplay' ASP, Pasporte is creating a community of Alliance partners, enabling it to offer the widest possible range of solution. Through these partnerships with software authors, VARs, consultancies and specialist implementers - Pasporte delivers a portfolio of business software applications directly to clients which are rented as a fully managed service and typically charged on a per user, per-month basis. For more information contact: Multimedia PRM David Rowlands/David Evans Tel: 01291 626200 email@example.com http://www.pasporte.com This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Cohesive Communications in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.