(The Hosting News) – Verio Inc., the leading provider of online business solutions to SMBs worldwide, including business web hosting, application hosting and Software as a Service (SaaS), today announced the expansion of its global operations with the opening of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Verio Europe. Verio Europe consists of the former SMB division of NTT Europe Online.
With headquarters in Germany, Verio Europe will consist of a team of SMB experts offering online services ranging from domain registration to shared and virtual hosting, and online backup services. The establishment of this new subsidiary will expand Verio’s global footprint in the EMEA region where according to IDC, worldwide SMB spending will be the strongest in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa in 2010.
Both new and existing customers can benefit from the pooling of Verio Europe’s local market and technical expertise with Verio’s worldwide products and programs.
“We look forward to the new opportunities afforded to us as a result of the addition of Verio Europe, and we believe this will not only expand our SMB business, but also strengthen the support we provide to current partners and customers,” said Kiyoshi Maeda, President and CEO of Verio. “We continue to lead the market with our global OEM and partner efforts and the establishment of Verio Europe will further help us to meet the growing demand for our services, while at the same time, strengthening our overall position as the leader in delivering online solutions to SMBs worldwide.”