DENVER, April 11, 2000 ? Qwest Cyber.Solutions LLC, the largest Application Service Provider (ASP), today announced it has secured more than $20 million in ASP contract revenue from new customers that result in over 4000 additional users benefiting from Qwest Cyber.Solutions' applications management, hosting and packaged applications services. The company?s strong momentum continues as more growing companies realize the value of Qwest Cyber.Solutions' flexible ASP solutions.
The newest Qwest Cyber.Solutions clients include JDS Uniphase Corporation, Arctic Slope Regional Corporation, Corban Communications, Goldschmidt Chemical Corporation, The Original Bradford Soap Works, Inc., Terra Industries and US Unwired.
"As rapid growth and intensified competition continue to be significant challenges for businesses of all sizes, companies are looking for new ways to leverage technology as a strategic advantage," said John Charters, president and CEO of Qwest Cyber.Solutions. "It is not surprising that more and more are recognizing the value that our ASP offering brings to the table, because we have something no other ASP can deliver ? the flexibility to serve the broad market opportunity. This is important because regardless of where a company is in its IT lifecycle, Qwest Cyber.Solutions can be a partner today that will grow with them into the future."
Qwest Cyber.Solutions offers customers a completely outsourced corporate IT infrastructure that is fully managed, hosted and packaged with applications solutions for mission critical business applications including employee resource planning, customer relationship management, sales force automation, human resources and financials. Qwest Cyber.Solutions' applications portfolio includes Ariba, Captura, Oracle, PeopleSoft, SAP and Siebel Systems.
Qwest Cyber.Solutions' industry proven templates, created by KPMG Consulting, are a key component of its rapid implementation services that provide fast activation so customers can begin realizing the benefits of the solution almost immediately. Access to an experienced staff of applications experts with the latest advances in technology, give customers ability to scale quickly while controlling costs. With these valuable benefits companies gain the opportunity to leverage the strategic nature of technology to drive overall business success.
About Qwest Cyber.Solutions
Qwest Cyber.Solutions (QC.S) is the industry's largest enterprise applications service provider (ASP) delivering scalable and reliable business critical software solutions through remote management and hosting of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Business-to-Business (B2B) E-Commerce applications. A joint venture between Qwest Communications International Inc. and KPMG-LLP, QC.S leverages Qwest's state-of-the-art Internet protocol broadband network and CyberCenters as well as KPMG's consulting and software integration expertise. QC.S' software applications portfolio includes Ariba, Captura, Oracle, PeopleSoft, SAP, Siebel, and others. For more information, see the QC.S Web site at www.qwestcybersolutions.com.
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