HostPapa, a worldwide web hosting and cloud service provider for SMBs, has acquired Cloud 9 Hosting, a small business application hosting service provider from Burlington, Ontario in the United States. Financial terms of the acquisition by HostPapa were not disclosed.
Since 2007, Cloud 9 Hosting has aided small and medium enterprises by transferring their accounting and tax programs to the cloud, allowing them to boost productivity and communicate more easily. Accounting and tax software such as QuickBooks, Sage, Drake Tax, and LaCerte Tax are hosted by Cloud 9 Hosting.
It is the third acquisition by HostPapa this year, having previously acquired hosting providers WooCart and Osiris Communications.
“Cloud 9 Hosting is a reliable application hosting partner to small businesses, helping them move their accounting and tax applications into the cloud,” said Jamie Opalchuk, Founder and CEO of HostPapa. “This will enable HostPapa to expand into supporting these applications for our wider customer base. In line with our mission, the goal is to offer a full range of enterprise grade solutions at an affordable price for entrepreneurs and SMBs. We think Cloud 9 Hosting is the perfect addition to the growing HostPapa group that will help us continue pursuing these goals.”
Expanding Cloud 9 Hosting Services
HostPapa, founded in 2006 and based in Burlington, Ontario, is a worldwide web hosting and cloud services provider for small companies all over the world.
“We are excited to be part of the growing HostPapa team,” said Matt Dubois, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Cloud 9 Hosting. “With this acquisition, Cloud 9 Hosting will be able to scale to provide a level of service our customers have come to expect, while expanding services to a broader audience.”