Lynx Technology: first UK business partner for C&W a-Services Monday 13 November 2000 PDF Print Lynx Technology, one of the UK's leading independent providers of e-solutions, services and support, has been appointed the first authorised business partner in the UK for Cable & Wireless a-Services Application Services Provision. Application Service Provision is the rental of remotely hosted applications which means that businesses can benefit from: · the latest computer technology without tying up capital · quality, reliability and security · real-time software upgrades · 24 hour IT support · flexibility to grow their IT as they grow their business Cable & Wireless a-Services offers end-to-end hosted business application services enabled by Compaq hardware and powered by Microsoft.net. The first product available from Cable & Wireless a- Services via Lynx is called a-Workspace and is a "pay as you grow" IT solution which packages Compaq iPAQ Internet PCs, Microsoft Office and Exchange software, support and Internet connectivity for a monthly fee. Graham Wallace, Chief Executive, Cable & Wireless plc has said, "With Cable & Wireless a-Services, small and medium sized British businesses can - for the first time - access an entire IT infrastructure - the network, the hardware, the software, and the services - from a single provider at a price they can afford. a-Services provides real business benefits to our customers and is an excellent example of value added service delivered over our IP infrastructure." Lynx was chosen as Cable & Wireless a-Services first authorised full service partner in the UK because of its status as a Compaq Systems Service Provider, plus its proven track record and breadth of experience in providing high level infrastructure implementation and support services to medium and large businesses. Commenting on Lynx Technology's appointment, Paul Edgeley, managing director of Lynx said, "Our partnership with Cable & Wireless a-Services gives us the opportunity to break into the ASP space quickly, as part of the strongest offering in the market. As an a-Solutions Provider with Cable & Wireless a-Services, our customers get access to a global, end- to-end ASP offering unmatched in the industry; we build longer-lasting relationships with those customers and position ourselves to be a leader in this new and exciting market." Lynx Technology recently opened its own hosting facility adding secure hosting to its industry leading-portfolio of e-solutions and services. This hosting facility delivers complementary ASP solutions to Cable & Wireless a-Services offerings, providing line of business applications such as ERP, payroll and CRM together with e-business and commerce services. To find out more - call Lynx on 01773 882000. Notes to Editor: Photograph available on request Lynx Background Lynx Technology Ltd is part of Lynx Group plc. As a proven and established IT services partner, Lynx Technology delivers the most robust, secure and reliable e-solutions and e-business infrastructures available today. The company has demonstrable expertise in e-solutions design, deployment, hosting, ASP, delivery, security, support, maintenance and remote management. Technical services in the UK are provided through Lynx Technology's head office in Derbyshire, plus eight regional sites including a Central Operational Support and Hosting Centre in Sheffield. Lynx is a Compaq Systems Service Provider and Solutions Delivery Partner, Intershop Professional Solutions Provider, Microsoft Solutions Provider Partner, Citrix Gold Solutions Provider and Check Point Authorised Partner. Cable & Wireless a-Services Background Cable & Wireless a-Services is a global company established by Cable & Wireless - in alliance with Compaq and Microsoft - to provide businesses with a revolutionary new way to deploy IT and business applications. For more information contact Carolyn Wojtas, Lynx Technology Ltd., Tel 01773 882032 email@example.com http://www.lynxtec.com or Paul Whitehead, Western Associates PR, Tel 01428 641413 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Western Associates PR in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.