SharePoint HQ and Alentus Internet Services Form SharePoint Hosting and Implementation Partnership
Laguna Niguel, California - March 13, 2008
Alentus Corporation, the leading provider of web hosting and managed services, confirms the renewal of a SharePoint hosting and implementation solution partnership with SharePointHQ, a leading provider of training, professional services, web parts and custom development solutions for Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies.
The partnership brings together both SharePoint server hosting and professional implementation of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 across any team, department and organization. Clients can realize the benefits of their SharePoint solution quickly through Alentus’ Turnkey SharePoint web hosting and SharePointHQ’s SharePoint Jumpstart Programs.
Microsoft Office SharePoint Server and Windows SharePoint Services are Microsoft’s collaborative portal applications that allow users to connect and collaborate within an organization. Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 has experienced explosive growth since its release with a 35% year-over-year increase in sales based on revenues of $800 million for the year ending June 30, 2007. Since SharePoint’s inception in 2001, Microsoft has sold 85 million licenses worldwide to over 17,000 companies.
"This partnership with SharePointHQ provides our Professional clients with a complete solution," said Darren Hauch, Vice-President of Operations and General Manager at Alentus Internet Services. "Our SharePoint Hosted Services are complemented with the opportunity to take advantage of the professional services, customization and training solutions from SharePointHQ. Clients have the benefit of working with two leading server providers for their SharePoint solution, it is a good fit for Alentus Corporation and we are pleased to be a part of it."
"We are extremely pleased to have entered into this partnership with Alentus. We are now able to provide a SharePoint hosting option to our professional services clients," said Hans Leuschner, Vice-President, Sales and Marketing at SharePointHQ. "For companies that are looking for a single solution for SharePoint hosting, installation, and implementation there is a lack of choice in the marketplace. Our partnership with Alentus now gives enterprises the choice of having their SharePoint hosting, installation and implementation provided through a single source."
In addition to the partnership Alentus has upgraded the document storage space to the popular Windows SharePoint Services, shared SharePoint web hosting plans.
About Alentus Corporation
Alentus Corporation is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner based in Laguna Niguel, California, with Data Center and Network Operations Center facilities in Edmonton, Alberta and Columbus, Ohio. The company provides Windows web hosting, SharePoint Hosting, SQL Hosting, Microsoft Exchange hosting, and Windows Dedicated Servers to thousands of small- to medium-sized companies and customized solutions to larger organizations including many Fortune 500 clients. Alentus is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner.
About SharePoint HQ
SharePointHQ offers training, consulting, web parts and custom development solutions for Microsoft® SharePoint® Products and Technologies. SharePointHQ is both a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and ISV Royalty Partner. SharePointHQ is part of the ThinkNet Inc. group of businesses. Founded in 1990, ThinkNet Inc. has continually provided innovative solutions for businesses in a variety of industries.