Thursday, May 06, 1999
GlobalSCAPE Partners with WebSideStory to Distribute HitBOX Web Traffic Reporting Software
SAN ANTONIO - GlobalSCAPE Inc., a
wholly owned subsidiary of American TeleSource International Inc.
(ATSI) (OTC BB: AMTI - news), announced today that it has signed an agreement
with WebSideStory to distribute their Web traffic reporting software,
HitBOX Tracker(tm) is one of the leading Web-based visitor
traffic analyzer software products available on the Internet. It
provides over 300 real-time statistics and counts over 100 million
hits per day on over 280,000 Web sites, helping users make informed
decisions about site designs, client bases and marketing strategies.
HitBOX Tracker(tm) specifically helps users determine who visits Web
sites and when, whether or not a site's design meets the technical
capabilities of the targeted audience, and the effectiveness of
associated advertising campaigns.
The latest version of GlobalSCAPE's popular Web page editing
tool, CuteHTML(tm), includes a registration form, accessible from the
tool bar, allowing Web site designers to seamlessly integrate HitBOX
Tracker(tm) software onto their respective Web sites. HitBOX
Tracker(tm) is free to users; however, GlobalSCAPE will collect a
referral fee for each customer signing up for the software.
Sandra Poole-Christal, GlobalSCAPE's president, stated, "A key
component of our strategy is to use the shareware versions of our core
products as 'portals' to attract creative advertising opportunities
and 'revenue generating' agreements with other on-line retailers and
service providers. We have the unique ability to quickly market
complementary products to our growing user base; consequently, we
believe a high percentage of CuteHTML(tm) users will sign on with
WebSideStory for HitBOX Tracker(tm)."
Geoff Johnston, WebSideStory's marketing and communications
manager, commented, "One of our goals is to have as many Web site
designers as possible use HitBOX Tracker(tm) software. With
approximately 15,000 daily downloads of CuteHTML(tm), the GlobalSCAPE
partnership is a great way to quickly reach the Webmaster community."
CuteHTML(tm) is a Windows®-based HTML editor assisting novice
users and Webmasters alike to produce quality Web sites. CuteHTML(tm)
utilizes the most advanced coding techniques for quick file access and
unlimited file editing, while at the same time maintaining a small
memory footprint and executable size. A free evaluation copy of
CuteHTML(tm) can be downloaded at www.globalscape.com.
A privately held company, WebSideStory was established in 1996 to
provide its members with superior Internet technologies and services
that bridge the gap between Web sites and their audiences.
WebSideStory is considered a leader in Internet traffic analysis,
traffic building and user trends. It is the creator of HitBOX
Tracker(tm), the most widely used Web traffic analysis tool;
HitBOX.com, the largest community of independent Web sites ranked by
traffic; and StatMarket, one of the most accurate sources for data on
Internet user trends.
American TeleSource International Inc. is an emerging
multinational carrier serving certain niche markets in and between
Latin America and the United States. The Company's borderless strategy
includes the deployment of a "next generation" network for more
efficient and cost effective service offerings of voice and data
transport. ATSI has clear advantages over the competition through its
corporate framework consisting of unique licenses, interconnection and
service agreements, network footprint and extensive distribution
ATSI's wholly owned subsidiary, GlobalSCAPE Inc., is rapidly
becoming a leader in electronic commerce of top Internet-based
software, utilizing the Web as an integral component of its
development, marketing, distribution and customer relationship