Laguna Niguel, California – (The Hosting News) – May 1, 2008 – Web hosting and managed services firm, Alentus Corporation, has acquired the Austin, Texas-based Linux website hosting firms, Website Source, Inc. and SpeedFox.
Financial details of the cash and stock transaction were not disclosed. William King, CEO of Alentus Corporation noted, ”This acquisition provides a stable and solid addition of Linux powered web hosting to the Alentus client base. And at the same time, it offers Windows hosting options to Website Source and SpeedFox clients. We are pleased with how the companies complement one another and look forward to growing our client base by offering a more complete menu of website hosting services to the Internet community.”
The acquisition immediately adds $2.6M in annual revenue to Alentus’ current long-term profitable operations record and will add an additional 14,000 clients to Alentus already impressive client portfolio. The current Website Source infrastructure is being integrated into the Alentus global, redundant Cisco-powered network, and all Texas staff has been retained.
Founded in 1998, Website Source and SpeedFox offer Linux-based shared web site hosting, Virtual Private Servers (VPS), Dedicated Servers, E-Commerce, and Domain Registration services. WebSite Source operates a Cisco-powered network in downtown Austin, TX and manages over 200 servers.
Alentus Corporation is based in Laguna Niguel, California, with Data Center and Network Operations Center facilities in Edmonton, Alberta. The company provides Windows web hosting, SharePoint Hosting, SQL Hosting, Microsoft Exchange hosting, and Windows Dedicated Servers to thousands of small- to medium-sized companies and customized solutions to larger organizations including many Fortune 500 clients. Alentus is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and in discussions with several North American and European hosting and managed services providers to further enhance network and service offerings.
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For more information about SpeedFox, please visit: www.speedfox.com
To learn more about Alentus Internet Services, please visit: www.alentus.com.