Interland Makes it Easy for BT Customers to Build Professional Web Sites
Atlanta, GA — (Business Wire) — Interland
(Nasdaq: INLD), a leading provider of Web hosting and online services
for small and medium-sized businesses, announced today that British
Telecom (BT) has incorporated the Interland Site Builder platform into
BT’s Internet Business Pack for small businesses. The multi-year deal
enables BT’s customers to quickly and easily build professional and
highly capable Web sites while strengthening Interland’s international
“Interland’s solutions are a perfect complement to BT’s small
business offering and will enable users to effectively establish,
promote and manage their online presence,” said Don Bulens, senior vice
president of mainstream markets at Interland. “This new partnership
gives BT’s customers access to a world-class site builder solution
tailored for small businesses.”
BT’s Internet Business Pack includes everything a business needs to
maximize its broadband connection and establish an online presence.
Under the agreement, Interland’s Site Builder platform will be the Web
site creator tool sold as part of BT’s small business offering.
Step-by-step instructions show users how to quickly design a fully
functional, professional Web site with just a few clicks of the mouse.
As part of BT’s Internet Business Pack, Interland’s HTML-free site
building tool offers small businesses many choices for building a Web
site, including 200 customizable Web designs, suggested page layouts and
color schemes, and Flash animation.
“With our new broadband initiatives, BT is targeting the 38 percent
of the UK’s 3.7 million small and medium-size businesses that currently
don’t have an online presence,” said Neville Manuel, vice president of
value added service with BT. “BT selected Interland’s powerful Site
Builder tool because of its unparalleled customization and integration
capabilities, and its scalability. Interland offers the most complete
feature set of any Web site creation tool currently on the market.”
Interland Site Builder is the platform behind the industry’s most
complete toolset for building, managing and promoting a professional
online presence. More than 4 million Web sites have been created using
the Interland Site Builder platform. BT is the latest addition to a
growing partner network, which includes Verizon, Earthlink, Terra Lycos,
Thomas Publishing and Monster Worldwide.
In addition to the Site Building platform, Interland also offers
Interland Business Solutions, a complete suite of easy-to-use online
services providing all the tools a business needs to build, manage and
promote a successful online presence.
BT is one of Europe’s leading providers of telecommunications
services. Its principal activities include local, national and
international telecommunications services, higher-value broadband and
Internet products and services, and IT solutions. In the UK, BT serves
more than 21 million corporate and residential customers with more than
28 million exchange lines, as well as providing network services to
other licensed operators. For more information on BT visit www.bt.com.
Interland, Inc. (Nasdaq: INLD) is a leading Web hosting and online
services company dedicated to helping small and medium businesses
achieve success by providing the knowledge, services and tools to build,
manage and promote businesses online. Interland offers a wide selection
of online services, including Web site development, marketing and
optimization tools, standardized Web hosting, e-commerce, and
application hosting. For more information about Interland, please visit www.interland.com.
CONTACT: For Interland, Atlanta
Edelman Public Relations
Marisa Puthoff, 404-262-3000 x6346