New deployment option expands offerings with turnkey solution that accelerates time-to-market for marketers

London, UK – 29th October, 2008 – StrongMail Systems, Inc., the leading provider of on-premise solutions for marketing and transactional email, today announced that it has expanded its offerings with StrongMail On-Demand. StrongMail On-Demand is a full-featured email marketing service that delivers the benefits of on-premise email marketing solutions in a secure, managed hosting environment. The hosting service is provided by Rackspace® Hosting, Inc. (NYSE: RAX), the world’s leading hosting services provider.

StrongMail On-Demand allows any organisation to take advantage of StrongMail’s industry-leading email marketing platform and services, without the need for internal IT resources. The new On-Demand solution also gives customers the ability to gain greater control, visibility, integration, deliverability and cost-savings over traditional hosted solutions from email service providers.

“With StrongMail On-Demand, a broader range of companies are now able to take advantage of our proven email platform and services in a completely hosted environment,” said Sam Cece, CEO of StrongMail Systems. “In addition to the cost savings and control benefits that our solutions provide over outsourced solutions, as a businesses’ email needs change, StrongMail On-Demand makes it possible for organisations to seamlessly move from our hosted deployment to an in-house solution with no interruption. StrongMail On-Demand is a great addition to our portfolio and opens up exciting incremental market opportunities for us.”

Featuring sophisticated campaign management, email deliverability services, and ongoing maintenance and support, StrongMail On-Demand is a comprehensive solution that incorporates all of the products and services needed to send highly targeted and effective campaigns for marketing and transactional email.

“We needed a solution that would truly streamline our email marketing efforts, and StrongMail On-Demand has done just that,” said Richard Bewley, online marketing manager for Best of the Best, a UK Supercar Competition company. “With StrongMail On-Demand, it now takes us half as much time to create, test and deliver our email marketing messages, leaving us more time to focus on other critical areas of our business. Plus, StrongMail’s powerful reporting and testing tools allow us to optimise our email campaigns with finely targeted offerings that drive results.”

StrongMail On-Demand is available now. For more information on StrongMail On-Demand, please visit www.strongmail.com.

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About StrongMail Systems, Inc.
StrongMail Systems is the leading provider of commercial-grade solutions for marketing and transactional email. Offering maximum flexibility for deployment, StrongMail’s solutions are available in both on-premise and hosted models to meet the needs of every business. StrongMail delivers its proven email delivery, tracking and campaign management software on high-performance servers that are optimised for maximum deliverability. In addition to providing superior control, security and integration capabilities, StrongMail's high-performance solutions offer companies a more powerful and cost-effective alternative to homegrown or traditional outsourced ESP solutions. Headquartered in Redwood City, CA, StrongMail solutions are used by companies across the globe, including eHarmony, Fox Sports, and Ticketmaster. To learn more about StrongMail, please visit www.strongmail.com.

StrongMail Systems Media Contacts:
James Carter and Richard Wolfe
TouchdownPR
Tel: 01252 717040 or 07980676139
email: strongmail@touchdownpr.com

Published on: 12:00AM on 29th October 2008