Hostway Corporation, a provider in web hosting and managed services,
today announced the acquisition of German server and co-location
provider Server Service GmbH.
The German organisation currently
has more than 5,000 web servers racked in 2 multi-redundant,
state-of-the-art datacentres located in Hannover and Frankfurt, and is
recognised as one of Germany’s best performing Service Providers.
customers both small and large since 1998 and with eight locations in
the US, Canada, the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, Korea, and Australia,
Hostway is one of the top 5 web hosting companies in the world. Hostway
GmbH, the corporation’s German operation, has been in business since
It is anticipated that the merger will result in
additions to an already expansive hosting product portfolio for the two
German companies. This already includes Windows? 2003, Linux, and
ColdFusion virtual hosting, a proprietary Ecommerce platform called
Merchant Manager, along with a complete range of Virtual Private
Servers and competitively priced Dedicated Servers.
300,000 hosted sites, and managed by a 24 hour workforce of 35 based in
Hannover and Frankfurt, Server-Service counts itself as one of the
biggest Internet Service Providers in Germany.
It is expected
that the fusion of Server-Service GmbH and Hostway GmbH will enable
both companies not only to expand their respective offerings, but also
to consolidate and strengthen their market share.
with Hostway makes it possible for us to offer our customers a One Stop
Shop for hosting and connectivity Services,” stated Cord Bansemer,
“In Server-Service, Hostway has found an
attractive partner in the German ISP market,” explains Rob Lovell,
Director Hostway UK. “In terms of its Server housing and Co-location
facilities it fits our proposition very well.”