London, United Kingdom – (The Hosting News) – January 13, 2009 – British web hosting company, UK2.net, has completed its acquisition of Virtual Internet (UK) Limited, considered a strategic fit for the company’s growing UK market footprint.
Peter Rees, outgoing Managing Director of VI.net remarked, ”Our business has been built on delivering outstanding customer service through a highly motivated team of exceptional people. I am confident that the acquisition by UK2 will allow the customer to feel confident about VI’s future going forward and will offer the team the opportunity to build the business into a market dominating brand.”
In addition, the acquisition is hoped to offer the opportunity to build the VI.net service in both the UK and the US. The VI team have created a company with an unparalleled level of service in their market.
Martin Baker, Managing Director of UK2.net and now VI.net added, ”I am very pleased that we have been able to complete this important acquisition and can assure the VI.net customers that we intend to continue to deliver the products and service levels they associate with VI.net. I have been very impressed with the VI team and am looking forward to working with them to build the business in the UK and the US.”
UK2 Group will continue to operate VI.Net as a separate brand focused on the Public and Corporate Sector.
In the first quarter of 2009 a new cloud service called VPS.net (www.vps.net) will be launched across the UK2 group. VPS.net is expected to be an extremely important and valuable addition to the VI.net portfolio for both existing and new VI.net customers.
UK2.net has been a significant player in the British and European hosting markets since 1998, and is the founder brand of the UK2 Group. UK2 Group provides domain name registration and web hosting services to many global customers through its family of hosting brands – UK2.net, midPhase, 10TB.com, Resell.biz, WingSix, AN Hosting, US2.net, Autica, Supreme Support and Dotable. The group operates its services out of several state of the art, multi million pound data centres and are committed to providing reliable, secure and great value products and services underpinned with excellent support.
To learn more about Virtual Internet (UK) Limited, please visit: www.vi.net.
To learn more about UK.Net, please visit: www.uk2.net.