Xerox and Verio Team Up on Web Site that Makes it Easy to Thank Troops Overseas
LetsSayThanks.com utilizes Verio custom hosting solution.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. and CENTENNIAL, Colo.- Xerox Corporation’s (NYSE: XRX) Let’s Say ThanksSM program, which gives the public a free and easy way to send postcards of encouragement and thanks to U.S. servicemen and women overseas, is on the other end of giving today, with Verio Inc. now providing Web hosting for the program at no cost.
“Reliability, flexibility and a high quality of service are hosting ’must-haves’ for any organization. By providing this service to www.LetsSayThanks.com, we’re putting the focus on the well-wishes, rather than the technology behind the program,” said Kiyoshi Maeda, president and chief executive officer for Verio.
Verio’s unique solution was custom-designed to meet the needs of the popular Web site, ensuring site visitors uninterrupted access to www.LetsSayThanks.com and providing Xerox with a highly efficient way to manage the site. The scalable, fully-managed hosting solution includes a dedicated, multi-server hardware configuration and associated Microsoft SQL Server™ database. Housed in a data center, the site benefits from Verio’s 24/7/365 support, including management of all hardware and software upgrades, security patch deployment and data backups.
“The public’s response to LetsSayThanks.com has been amazing with nearly 11 million messages of support submitted to date,” said Mike Brannigan, president of Xerox’s United States Solutions Group. “Working with Verio ensures that our Web presence can continue to handle the growing number of visitors from across the nation and around the world.”
All cards submitted at www.LetsSayThanks.com are printed on Xerox iGen3™ Digital Production Presses, then sent to military support organization Give2TheTroops® for inclusion in care packages for U.S. forces deployed in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere around the world.
To learn more about the Let’s Say Thanks program, read e-mails to the public from deployed troops, or to send a message of your own, visit www.LetsSayThanks.com.
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