Web Host Receives Positive Response to Energy Saving Program
TORONTO, ON October 23, 2007-- Netfirms, Inc. (http://www.netfirms.com/) a green web host that uses energy efficient servers to power its customer websites, has received extremely positive feedback to its Netfirms Green energy saving program since it launched in July 2007. Environmentally responsible small businesses are attracted to Netfirms because of the company's commitment to reducing its environmental footprint by conserving energy in its data centers and corporate offices.
Netfirms recently surveyed 5,000 customers about what their businesses are doing to help the environment. Results indicated that environmentally responsible small businesses are hosting their websites at Netfirms because of the company's commitment to reducing its environmental footprint. 90% of customers say that using a green web host to power their website is part of their businesses green program.
WorkCabin, (www.workcabin.com), is a professional green careers website dedicated to raising the profile of green career opportunities by helping job seekers find green career opportunities. "As a company that promotes green careers, it's only natural to use a green web host. I see our relationship with Netfirms as a partnership, because we're both committed to the same thing: taking responsibility for the impact our businesses have on the environment," states Gregg McLachlan, Founder of WorkCabin. In addition to hosting with Netfirms and promoting green careers, WorkCabin also donates 1% of its annual sales to environmental organizations.
"The overwhelmingly positive response we've had to our green program makes it clear that using a green web host is important to small businesses," states Thomas Savundra, President of Netfirms, "As a way of acknowledging environmental leadership in the Netfirms community, we've started showcasing environmentally responsible customers on our website. Our goal is to encourage more businesses to take additional steps toward helping the environment."
For more information about Netfirms Green, visit http://www.netfirms.com/company/green
About Netfirms Inc.: Netfirms, Inc., founded in 1998, provides green web hosting solutions and technology to successful small and medium-sized businesses, home office, entrepreneurs and individuals worldwide. Netfirms hosts over 1,000,000 websites, with offices in the U.S. and Canada. Netfirms was selected in 2006 as one of HostReview.com's Top 10 Fastest Growing Web Hosting Companies. For more information about Netfirms, visit http://www.netfirms.com.
Media Contact: Julie Vieth, Communications Coordinator Netfirms Inc., 416-661-2100 x266 firstname.lastname@example.org