Deerfield Beach, Florida – (The Hosting News) – September 21, 2007 – Nationwide provider of IP and colocation services, Host.net, has acquired and will merge with the operations of independent providers of high-speed IP transport via Ethernet and data center services, WebUnited.
The newly combined companies will begin to work immediately to effectively integrate the WebUnited customers. WebUnited has provided many of the same services as Host.net, to thousands of customers through three business-class data center facilities located in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties. The three WebUnited data centers collectively offer more than 7,500 Sq. Ft. of data center space interconnected with high speed fiber transport that enables remotely hosted solutions for its colocation and managed service customers.
Bucky Wallace, General Manager of WebUnited offered, ”The real winners of this transaction are our customers, who can now benefit from services and support that are second to none in the South Florida market. It has always been our goal to offer the market’s strongest suite of managed services and to serve as a reliable colocation partner. By becoming part of Host.net and merging our operations together, we will become the foremost colocation, network, and managed service provider in South Florida. The combination of facilities and highly trained people will make us stand out as the market’s undisputed leader supporting businesses reliant on enterprise class services.”
Jeffrey Davis, CEO and Co-Founder of Host.net added, ”We have been providing this market with world-class service since our inception. It’s a milestone for us to add WebUnited’s customers as well as over 278 Fiber Miles of network capability to ours. We couldn’t be more pleased with this opportunity to provide our customers and prospects greater network alternatives and an even better customer experience.”
Mr. Davis continued, ”We have meticulously planned for operational integration of the two companies, and are completely focused on a seamless integration and elimination of any negative customer impact. From this effort we believe all of our customers will benefit from improved services and a stronger, more reliable network.”
Deerfield Beach, Florida – based WebUnited is a proud member of the Continental Broadband family of commercial Internet data providers wholly owned by privately-held Landmark Communications of Norfolk, Va.
Host.net is a national communications and information services company headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida. The company operates a large, diverse national fiber-optic based Internet, MPLS and layer 2 network, delivered to its customers utilizing a vast number of last-mile options. The company also operates an enterprise-class colocation facility at its headquarters in South Florida and provides other communications services including Disaster recovery office space, Voice over IP (VoIP), Managed Network Security and Managed ASP and web hosting services. The company focuses on enterprise, financial, healthcare, education and government services market segments, and has a national footprint covering all regions of the United States, including metropolitan markets: Los Angles, New York, Washington DC, Raleigh, Chicago, Atlanta and Miami.
To learn more about WebUnited, please visit: www.webunited.net.
For more information about Host.net, please visit: www.host.net.