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WorldCom recently unveiled a set of managed Web hosting Making a Web site available on the Internet. Many ISPs host a few personal Web pages for an individual at no additional cost above the monthly service fee, but the address is subordinate to the ISP; for example, www.friendlyisp.com/pat_smith.  solutions designed to allow businesses to implement or enhance their e-business strategies in as few as 10 to 15 days. WorldCom is offering 18 different hosting packages designed to meet business' needs for high-performance global Web hosting solutions by bringing together the essentials of hosted e-business solutions -- hosting, security, reporting, administration, monitoring and back-up -- and advanced services through its suite of offerings. By combining commonly used Web hosting platforms and applications with service level agreement (SLA (1) (StereoLithography Apparatus) See 3D printing.

(2) (Service Level Agreement) A contract between the provider and the user that specifies the level of service expected during its term.
) guarantees and connectivity to its global IP network, WorldCom aims to effectively address the reliability, Web hosting performance, scalability and security needs of global businesses of various sizes. With these new packages, WorldCom plans to be able to reduce the time, cost, technical issues and sales cycles associated with deploying an e-business solution and jumpstart a customer's e-business plans. The compa ny's new offerings address six levels of hosting needs: from a simple Web site that provides general company information to a site that offers online shopping functionality with personalized per·son·al·ize  
tr.v. per·son·al·ized, per·son·al·iz·ing, per·son·al·iz·es
1. To take (a general remark or characterization) in a personal manner.

2. To attribute human or personal qualities to; personify.
 frequent shopper accounts. The six hosting packages are available on three platforms, Microsoft Windows See Windows.

(operating system) Microsoft Windows - Microsoft's proprietary window system and user interface software released in 1985 to run on top of MS-DOS. Widely criticised for being too slow (hence "Windoze", "Microsloth Windows") on the machines available then.
 NT, Windows 2000 and Solaris. Each of the six levels of hosting packages contain hardware, software, Internet connectivity, support and SLAs. As a part of the hosting solutions, technical service and support ranges from 24 x 7 help desk support to a full, dedicated support team with a single point of contact. The prepackaged pre·pack·age  
tr.v. pre·pack·aged, pre·pack·ag·ing, pre·pack·ag·es
To wrap or package (a product) before marketing.

Adj. 1.
 WorldCom Hosting Services include: Single Server, Basic Commerce Site, Intermediate Commerce Site, Intermediate Application Site, High Availability Also called "RAS" (reliability, availability, serviceability) or "fault resilient," it refers to a multiprocessing system that can quickly recover from a failure. There may be a minute or two of downtime while one system switches over to another, but processing will continue.  Commerce Site and High Availability Application Site.
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Publication:Customer Interaction Solutions
Date:May 1, 2001
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