February 23, 2009 (HOSTSEARCH.COM) Regional IT provider Spiderhost
and communications provider Smart City
have formed a partnership, it was reported recently. From March 1, 2009, Spiderhost will fully manage all web hosting and email activity for Smart City's 1,000-plus hosting clients.
According to the companies, the transition will occur seamlessly with clients experiencing little to no downtime. There will be no changes in pricing as a result of the partnership.
"Smart City is a big name in the IT industry and we're happy that they regard us as a leader in managed services and hosted solutions," explained Dale Frohman, President of Spiderhost. "Our goal was to solidify a partnership for local services that will benefit local customers. With Spiderhost handling our web hosting, clients will get more features, more reliability, and a dedicated account team," added Director of Product Development at Smart City, Bruno Sousa.
Smart City bills itself as one of the world's largest service providers to convention centers and hospitality venues and also provides communication technology to businesses and residential communities. Spiderhost bills itself as an innovative IT partner who helps companies overcome technology challenges so they can focus their time, money, and energy on their core business.