HostPapa Buys Uptime Monitoring Software Provider UptimeMate

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Canadian web hosting and cloud service provider, HostPapa, has acquired website monitoring service provider, UptimeMate. Based in the Groningen, the Netherlands and launched in 2019, UptimeMate would provide website owners with easy-to-use website monitoring software-as-a-service without the requirement for technical skills.

Photo Peter Steenbergen, co-founder of UptimeMate
“Not only does HostPapa have a large customer base that can benefit from this solution, but UptimeMate truly complements their existing product offerings,” said Peter Steenbergen, co-founder of UptimeMate.

In addition to detecting downtime, UptimeMate also assist web administrators and agencies in proactively monitoring their website performance, including identifying broken links, invalid SSL certificates, poor website performance (including speed and mobile compatibility), and HTTPS errors. As with the other acquisitions recently, financial terms of the latest acquisition were not disclosed.

“We are thrilled to add the UptimeMate technology stack to our growing list of solutions to help webmasters and agencies achieve the ultimate website performance experience for their small business or agency,” said Jamie Opalchuk, founder and CEO of HostPapa. “We will offer UptimeMate as a standalone service for webmasters to monitor websites, regardless of where they are hosted. We’ll also be bundling the key features of UptimeMate into our growing portfolio of managed services, including PapaCare+. We want webmasters to know what’s happening with the performance of their websites at all times.”

Founders’ Take

“HostPapa’s purchase of UptimeMate brings new light and energy to this project,” said Peter Steenbergen, co-founder of UptimeMate. “Not only does HostPapa have a large customer base that can benefit from this solution, but UptimeMate truly complements their existing product offerings.”

“We are pleased to have found the right partner in HostPapa to bring our product to the next level and provide continuity to our customers,” added UptimeMate co-founder Frank Spin. “We see a bright future ahead for our technology under the HostPapa umbrella and want to thank Jamie and the HostPapa team for this opportunity.”

Based in Burlington, Ontario, Canada, HostPapa is a web hosting and cloud services provider for small businesses across the globe that started its journey in 2006.

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