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Web Hosting Made Easy


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viaVerio Partners with Accrisoft- A Case Study to Empower Businesses to Grow Online.

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Web Hosting Made Easy

  1. 1. viaVerio Partner Success Story: Accrisoft Accrisoft Empowers Small-to-Medium-Sized Companies to Grow Their Business Online The road less traveled could be the Hosting Synonymous way to describe the business ventures with Electricity of Florida entrepreneur, Jeff Kline. Kline found himself heading a Boca Once Kline defined Accrisoft’s core Raton Web-development company. He competency, he had to make a business explored the industry for more than half decision concerning Web hosting. “We a year and, in the process, found it knew we could host our own solutionviaVerio Partner to be an uncertain path. Keeping up and save some money,” he explains.Accrisoft Corporation with customers’ requests for highly “But we realized we didn’t want it to customized work proved to be more be a focus since it wasn’t the core than a full-time job and also difficult to value-add to our customers.”Challenge stay profitable. With this decided, Kline began lookingFind a reliable and complete So Kline took another road and founded at different hosting options. Ultimately,hosting solution that allows a software company – Accrisoft – that he selected Verio, because of itsAccrisoft to focus on Web- has grown to become a major player longstanding relationship with hisenabling their customers’ in the fast-growing Software as a company and because Verio “gave usbusinesses. Service (SaaS) industry. The company root access to everything we were develops software packages with interested in.”Solution approximately 80 modules including content management, email marketing, For Accrisoft, selecting a hosting Verio Signature Solutions e-commerce, interactive calendars, provider proved a simple process. Verio Virtual Private Server forms and communications, requested “With many of the other hosting Solutions by customers. providers, you have to configure Verio Managed Private your own computer or platform,” he Server Solutions Today, Accrisoft is in the Software-as-a- explains. “We were looking for a simple, Service (SaaS) business and builds out best-in-class, reliable solution so weResults modules that let customers manage could stay focused on our software, their own Web content. More than 80 sales and marketing. Technology and Competitive pricing and different modules exist for billing, platforms should be very complex in technology support e-mail marketing, content management the background but simple to use for Seamless reliability for and Web-site design. “Small-to-medium- solution providers and their end users.” Accrisoft customers sized business customers have access to turnkey solutions that are Pricing and technology support were Reliable platform with typically only available to much larger also important factors for Accrisoft, optimum performance organizations,” says Kline, its chief and Kline found Verio to be very to support Accrisoft executive officer and president. competitive as well as easy and software applications enjoyable to work with. “We have found 15-20 percent new Verio pricing to remain very competitive customer acquisition Visit at or call 1-888-224-9346 to learn more about us
  2. 2. viaVerio Partner Success Story: Accrisoft in the market, and the company’s are set up with dedicated VPS or MPS solutions to be among the best in the servers while smaller companies are industry both in terms of reliability set up with Verio Signature solutions and support. This likely has something or as multiple tenants on shared VPS to do with its parent company, environments. Japan’s NTT Communications. That Verio is backed by one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world means a lot to us.” Joining Forces for Success One of the solution providers with whom Accrisoft works, Michael“Early on, we realized wedid not want to be in the Seamless Reliability Reynolds of SpinWeb, has a Web for Customers design and development company inhosting business. To me, Indianapolis. Reynolds is a devotedhosting is like electricity. For Accrisoft customers, the migration Verio customer and attends many ofI don’t want to know how to Verio proves a very fluid process. its Reseller Partner Advisory Council “We sell our solutions direct to end meetings.the power plant works; customers, we also sell throughI just want to throw the solution providers or resellers. We “Reynolds always thought he neededswitch and my lights turn insist that they use Verio’s Web hosting to develop his own software to address solutions because we know they are the the business needs he and his clientson. We leave hosting to best out there and that our applications faced, but I kept urging him to tryVerio as the expert in the our software because I knew he’d see perform optimally on them. Verio isbusiness so we can focus a major hosting provider with highly the value once he tried it. He finallyon our core competency: reliable solutions and a proven track did and, in less than 12 months, he completely converted his entireproviding Software as a record of performance,” says Kline. business over to Accrisoft. Today he’sService.” “Once customers realize that hosting an advocate while, ironically, he wasn’t is like electricity when it operates interested just three years ago.”Jeff Kline, Founder, CEO and properly, it becomes one of the minorPresident, Accrisoft Kline doesn’t see any value in “going points in their overall discussion with Accrisoft, its CEO says. We provide it alone” on the hosting or application clients with complete, turn-key side. Partnership is key. “Where you business solutions that require little win is by building relationships with to no technical expertise to implement the customer, and creating beautiful and use.” customized designs on top of the application. This makes for a very Accrisoft operates Verio Shared strong Web strategy from start to Servers, Virtual Private Servers (VPS) finish.” and Managed Private Servers (MPS) to provide its customers with the software applications they require to strengthen their businesses. Larger customers Visit at or call 1-888-224-9346 to learn more about us
  3. 3. viaVerio Partner Success Story: Accrisoft Embracing Core in today’s economy.” Verio facilitates Competencies the formation of strategic alliances and sharing of best practices through Accrisoft works to forge strategic its strong reseller partner community, alliances so it can concentrate on partner summits, and its partner portal. software development and business consultancy with its clients. “When you try to build your own Web hosting infrastructure from the ground up, you About Accrisoft end up cobbling things together. The Corporation result is a lot of headaches,” says Kline. Accrisoft is changing the rules when“The Verio platform is tried “The Verio platform is tried and true. it comes to creating, building, andand true. It’s a complete It’s a complete solution that brings maintaining Web sites that increasesolution that brings us us peace of mind and a competitive profits, enhance productivity, and advantage.”peace of mind and a improve communications. Accrisoft Freedom™ web empowerment softwarecompetitive advantage.” Verio allows Accrisoft the latitude enables all types of businesses and to embrace its core competency:Jeff Kline, Founder, CEO and organizations to rapidly and cost- assisting customers to Web-enable their effectively create, build, and managePresident, Accrisoft business. “The value we bring to our their own websites to increase customers resides in the relationships revenues, decrease expenses and we’re able to establish and the domain enhance customer communications. expertise we have in helping them Accrisoft Freedom customers can to grow and manage their business. easily transform their websites in We help them bring more of their order to market products and services, business online. Our SMB customers automate business processes, are able to leverage the Web to capitalize on e-commerce, and leverage increase revenue, decrease expenses, the full power of the Internet via a enhance productivity and improve modular, pay-as-you-grow model. communication in the same way that Fortune 500 companies do.” Accrisoft is a privately held company headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida. Accrisoft has continued to grow in Accrisoft serves a wide range of acquiring more customers, attributing customers including retail establishments, its relationship with Verio to driving government departments, healthcare 15-20 percent of its business growth. facilities, trade associations, educational “In this economy and in the technology institutions, media companies, not-for- business, the rules of the game are profit organizations, chambers of constantly changing,” he explains. “You commerce, along with a growing roster of go to sleep with your clothes on. It’s other businesses. important to create strategic alliances VERIO PA R T N E R P R O G R A M and exchange best practices in order to ensure success and continue to grow For more information, visit: Visit at or call 1-888-224-9346 to learn more about us