PlusServer AG, a German managed hosting provider that owns and operates data centers in Eurpope and the U.S., has acquired the hosting activities of synergetic AG. With group sales in the double-digit million range and around 130 staff in all affiliated companies, synergetic AG is one of the largest multimedia internet companies in the German-speaking world.
The portfolio of hosting services acquired by PlusServer AG comprises individual managed hosting solutions for international companies as well as e-commerce hosting solutions. The acquired solutions of synergetic AG also include shared hosting packages under the brand name “Loomes’, digital MPLS fixed connectivity for internet connection and location networking of companies. Synergetic’s servers are housed in the company’s own data center in Wendlingen near Stuttgart.
“synergetic AG has decided to concentrate on the business areas of e-commerce and agency service provision in the future,” said Markus Krämer, a member of the Managing Board of synergetic AG. “In the increasingly competitive hosting market, the company has joined forces with PlusServer AG, in order to carry out the necessary future investments there.”
“The additional capacity that we now have thanks to the acquisition of the hosting business of synergetic AG, will strengthen our position as a market leader in the German managed hosting area again,” said Thomas Strohe, CEO of PlusServer AG comments on the acquisition. “Both the hosting customers and employees of synergetic benefit in equal measure from the strong backing of a corporation which has been successful in the hosting market for more than 15 years.”
With over two million active websites, as well as approximately 40,000 customer systems housed in data centers located in Strasbourg, Germany, and Saint Louis, Missouri, PlusServer AG has been a provider of dedicated servers for over 15 years. With the brands PlusServer, internet24, serverloft, Unmetered.com and Server4You, the managed hosting provider would cover the entire spectrum of dedicated server solutions for business customers, private customers and resellers.