Prodigy, HotOffice Team to Offer Intranet Tool

Prodigy Communications Corp.’s Business
Solutions division Monday joined
HotOffice Technologies
to offer a co-branded version of the HotOffice web-based
intranet service to Prodigy’s small and mid-sized business customers.

By using the HotOffice software, business customers can create their own
intranets. Prodigy will market and distribute HotOffice
from the Prodigy Business
Solutions Web site
, via direct mail, online and in print advertising.
HotOffice is to provide a co-branded version of HotOffice that links to the
Prodigy Business
Solutions Website, allowing Prodigy to cross-merchandise its offerings.

“Prodigy’s Internet expertise and Web hosting services, together with
HotOffice, offers customers the
all-in-one solution for turning the Web into a powerful business tool for a
company of any size,” said Jim
Dougherty, general manager of Prodigy Business Solutions.

“Offering our
customers the most
comprehensive, easy-to-use, yet affordable services is what empowers them
to compete and grow their

“HotOffice is an ideal complement to Prodigy’s new focus on the small
business marketplace,” said
Michael Franz, HotOffice Technologies Inc.’s chairman and chief executive officer.

“Prodigy provides the hosting and the know-how for the user to get to the Web, and HotOffice gives them an additional reason for being there, turning it into a productive, money-saving experience.”

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