Google Apps Coming to DSL Extreme

Jul 22, 2008, 01:00 ET from DSL Extreme

    LOS ANGELES, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- DSL Extreme, a leading provider of
 high-speed DSL and business-related Internet services, announced today that
 it is bringing Google Apps(TM) to its customers. With Google Apps, DSL
 Extreme subscribers will now have access to Google's popular email and
 communications tools such as Gmail with anti-spam and anti-virus
 protection, Google Docs collaboration, Google Calendar shared calendaring,
 Google Talk instant messaging, and a new customizable DSL Extreme home
     Customers will have the added benefit of accessing their DSL Extreme
 email, powered by Google, from any Internet-connected computer and most
 mobile devices -- including Blackberry and Windows Mobile devices. Google
 Apps has also been released for the iPhone and will be available to DSL
 Extreme customers, giving them increased mobility and productivity while on
 the go.
     "We are excited to bring Google Apps services to our subscribers," said
 George Mitsopoulos, Vice President and General Manager of DSL Extreme.
 "Google Apps will deliver a better email experience due to improved webmail
 functionality and features. Customers will also enjoy productivity and
 collaboration tools. Documents and calendars can also be shared with
 co-workers, family and friends. Google Apps makes the user experience more
 fun and social."
     IKANO Communications, Inc., parent company of DSL Extreme, has
 partnered with Google to offer Google Apps migration and support services
 to Internet service providers seeking to upgrade and outsource mail and
 related communication services. "IKANO's partnership with Google is an
 important milestone in the transformation of IKANO to a full service
 provider of best-of-breed hosted services for businesses and consumers,"
 said George Naspo, CEO of IKANO. "We handle all the infrastructure, IT
 management and end user support, so our customers can focus on what they do
     To learn how to order Internet services from DSL Extreme, call
 866-2-GET-NET, or visit
     About DSL Extreme
     DSL Extreme is the largest private DSL provider in California and
 offers high-speed and traditional Internet services nationwide. Founded in
 1999 and headquartered in Los Angeles, DSL Extreme offers a suite of online
 services for consumer and business customers -- including DSL and dial-up
 Internet access, email, website hosting and data circuits with superior
 quality connectivity. The DSL Extreme network serves tens of thousands of
 clients across the country. To learn more, visit
     About IKANO Communications, Inc.
     IKANO, founded in 1999, is a provider of IP solutions including email,
 Internet access, hosting, billing and end user support. IKANO makes it easy
 for customers and service providers to maintain their unique brand while
 eliminating the hassle of maintaining servers, network contracts and call
 centers. IKANO provides Google Apps services and support for businesses and
 organizations. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, the company has
 offices in Los Angeles, Seattle, and Toronto. IKANO is backed by Insight
 Venture Partners and other investors. Companies interested in learning more
 about IKANO should contact, call 877.492.0121, or visit