USWeb/CKS Expands Hosted Applications Offering - InformationWeek

InformationWeek is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.


USWeb/CKS Expands Hosted Applications Offering

The recently created E-Services division of USWeb/CKS on Monday will introduce a portfolio of Internet-based application-management services that will let customers outsource four new application systems: customer-relationship management, back office, E-commerce, and communications and knowledge management.

The company says providing the portfolio on USWeb/CKS's secure network will help mid- to large-sized businesses with a limited IT infrastructure rapidly deploy new applications without straining their IT budgets. Portfolio subscribers will also receive Internet strategy consulting, back-end integration, and customer support by USWeb/CKS personnel.

Customers have the option of selecting individual services within the portfolio. Customer-relationship management offerings include hosted sales-force automation and marketing-management systems, plus customer call centers. The back-office offering encompasses enterprise resource planning systems, human resources, and financial management; direct marketing, supply-chain management, and corporate purchasing are available in the E-commerce package. Within the communications and knowledge-management services is a suite of new products, including USWeb/CKS's own Communications Central--which allows for real-time videoconferencing, application sharing, and meeting management--and Presentations Central, for dynamic Internet presentations. Communications and knowledge management also includes Microsoft Exchange messaging services.

The entire portfolio will be available in March. Pricing is set on a per-month subscription basis.

We welcome your comments on this topic on our social media channels, or [contact us directly] with questions about the site.
Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
2021 State of ITOps and SecOps Report
2021 State of ITOps and SecOps Report
This new report from InformationWeek explores what we've learned over the past year, critical trends around ITOps and SecOps, and where leaders are focusing their time and efforts to support a growing digital economy. Download it today!
InformationWeek Is Getting an Upgrade!

Find out more about our plans to improve the look, functionality, and performance of the InformationWeek site in the coming months.

Remote Work Tops SF, NYC for Most High-Paying Job Openings
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  7/20/2021
Blockchain Gets Real Across Industries
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer,  7/22/2021
Seeking a Competitive Edge vs. Chasing Savings in the Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  7/19/2021
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
Current Issue
Monitoring Critical Cloud Workloads Report
In this report, our experts will discuss how to advance your ability to monitor critical workloads as they move about the various cloud platforms in your company.
White Papers
Twitter Feed
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.
Sponsored Video
Flash Poll