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Another Web Host Acquisition: intergenia grabs internet24

Wed, 10th July 2013, 17:10

Web hosting and server solutions provider intergenia is the latest web host to announce an acquisition. The target was German managed hosting provider internet24 GmbH.  intergenia hopes to strengthens its position as one of the leading providers of managed hosting in Germany. Founded in 1997, internet24 GmbH is headquartered in Dresden and has 35 staff members.  The company specializes in providing managed hosting services in German-speaking countries. internet24 says it currently has 20,000 customers including a number of global eCommerce companies.

Jan-Jaap Jager, CEO of intergenia:

We have known the internet24 team for a long time and are glad to have them on board as part of the intergenia group. The combination of intergenia's managed hosting brand PlusServer with internet24 will help our managed hosting business unit to become one of the leading providers in German-speaking countries.

"For some time we have been looking for the right partner to help us put our business development strategy into practice," said internet24's CEO Heiko Heerwagen. "Hence, we consider the acquisition by intergenia as an important step towards implementing our strategy. Together with intergenia, we will be able to provide our customers with the best technology and price-performance-ratio."

 

About intergenia

intergenia trades under four different hosting brands - PlusServer, serverloft, Unmetered.com and Server4You, and is headquartered in Cologne, Germany. The group owns data centres in Strasbourg, France and St Louis, USA. It hosts more than two million active websites and around 40,000 servers. intergenia has a geographically diversified customer base, composed predominantly of SME customers, and is one of the German market leaders in providing dedicated hosting to SMEs. In November 2011, Oakley Capital Private Equity acquired 51 % stake in intergenia; the remaining 49 % is held by intergenia's founders.

 

About internet24

internet24 GmbH is a premium hosting provider based in Dresden, Germany. The company primarily serves business customers, ranging from small businesses to globally operating enterprises. Since it was founded in September 1997, more than 20,000 customers have chosen internet24, including companies like AOK PLUS, Melitta, TUI, Netto Marken-Discount and AMD. The company's core business, in addition to classic web hosting and server solutions, is the design, implementation and ongoing support of individual server solutions. This includes high availability Internet applications and complex server clusters.

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