In two separate announcements this week, Hostopia acquires an Australian web hosting business to grow its Asia-Pacific reach, while 365 Data Centers grows its data center footprint.
Hostopia Deal with j2 Global Continues Australian Hosting Market Consolidation
Web services platform wholesaler Hostopia has acquired j2 Global‘s Australian web hosting business, including the brands Web24 and Ausweb, to expand its reach in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, ARN reports.
The deal appears to have been struck in August, according to ARN, and Web24 is currently operating as a Hostopia brand.
Hostopia became a subsidiary of Deluxe Corporation in a $124 million deal in 2008. Hostopia also acquired Australian web hosts Panthur and Digital Pacific in separate deals earlier this year, the latter for $41 million.
Web24, which had been acquired by j2 in 2014, primarily provides domain and hosting services to SMBs.
The Australian web hosting market has been steadily consolidating for several years, with j2 Global acquiring cloud backup company CloudRecover in September, Telstra adding Microsoft-focused enterprise app developer Readify and Zettagrid acquiring host Conexim in 2016.
365 Data Centers Acquires Host.net
U.S. cloud and colocation provider 365 Data Centers announced it has acquired Florida-based Host.net and a pair of data centers from Broadband One LLC.
365 Data Centers was acquired in April by a group of investors led by Chirisa Investments, and including Lumerity

 

WAN as a service company Aryaka announced on Wednesday that Jim Hilbert will join the company as senior vice president of global sales, where he will be responsible for driving growth in Asia-Pacific, EMEA and the Americas.

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Orange Business Services has expanded its Asia Pacific presence, launching its public cloud offering called Flexible Computing Advanced in the region through data center nodes in Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney.

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Worldwide server shipments and factory revenues increased in Q4 2014 on the strength of Chinese server investment which drove the Asia/Pacific revenue growth to a 15.8 percent jump, according to the latest IDC report.

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Companies and governments in Southeast Asia were more likely than the global average to be targeted by malware, but significantly less likely than those throughout the Asia-Pacific region as a whole, according to FireEye.

The post APT Groups Target Southeast Asian Companies to Steal Intellectual Property: Report appeared first on Web Hosting Talk.

 

Telstra, Australia’s largest telco, is in negotiations over a potential acquisition of Pacnet, which owns and operates and extensive submarine cable network in Asia Pacific and has a big data center services business in the region.

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Hosting and Infrastructure-as-a-Service provider LeaseWeb has opened a new Hong Kong data center in a continued expansion into the Asia Pacific market. The company is taking space in a Pacnet facility. Pacnet is also provider of LeaseWeb’s Singapore data center.

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Mirantis, which specializes in OpenStack cloud software, has been given $100 million in a Series-B funding round, which will be used to double its engineering investments as well as to accelerate expansion in Europe and Asia-Pacific, hire support engineers, and grow its partner ecosystem.

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Web content acceleration and security company CloudFlare has significantly expanded its points of presence in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific through a partnership with interconnection and data center provider Equinix.

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Web content acceleration and security company CloudFlare has significantly expanded its points of presence in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific through a partnership with interconnection and data center provider Equinix.

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