AUSTIN, TX and DENVER, CO JANUARY 8, 2019 — Hostway and HOSTING today announced the merger of the two organizations, combining to create one of the largest managed cloud services platforms in the world. Both companies are known for secure, compliant managed hybrid cloud solutions and together will have an unmatched set of products and services with the ability to scale for their clients’ growing needs. The combined organization has 14 world-class data centers in five countries across three continents and will be led by Emil Sayegh as CEO and president. Investors Littlejohn & Co., LLC and Pamlico will stay on to equally back the combined entity.
“Both Hostway and HOSTING have always had an uncompromising commitment to customer service and an incredible history of pioneering leading-edge solutions into the market. This merger is a natural progression of the two companies’ focus on providing solutions for CIOs and IT leaders to reduce costs, mitigate risks and increase business agility,” said Sayegh. “Our combined strengths benefit all our customers by delivering even more product sets and the scalability to adapt to clients’ changing needs. We will be in a unique position to help customers every step of the way as they make the journey to hybrid cloud environments while protecting them against ever-emerging threats.”
“Both Pamlico and Littlejohn came together to back this merger because we believe the combination makes for an undisputed leader in IT transformation solutions for mission critical applications, and provides opportunity to dominate the market,” said Michael Kaplan, Managing Director, Littlejohn & Co.
“Collectively the organization is even better positioned to address the top enterprise IT challenges of security, costs, lack of IT resources, governance and multi-cloud complexity. Both Pamlico and Littlejohn are prepared to fully support the company into its next phase of growth,” said Scott Stevens, Partner at Pamlico Capital.
HOSTING and Hostway will continue to operate under two separate brands and operational models for a limited period during the interim integration. The company intends to fully merge all functions and operate under a single brand within the next twelve months.
About Hostway Services
Hostway is the world’s most trusted managed compliant cloud services provider, delivering complex, managed cloud infrastructure solutions for mission-critical software. Its team of engineers in North America, Europe and Asia deliver reliable, secure and scalable managed cloud and hybrid cloud solutions to thousands of customers across eight geographically diverse SSAE 18 and ISAE 3402 data centers around the world – all while ensuring strict compliance, such as PCI, HITRUST, FERPA and HIPAA. At Hostway, every customer interaction is treated as an opportunity to develop a long-term relationship based on trust. Visit Hostway.com for more information.
HOSTING delivers secure, compliant managed cloud services and open technologies that empower organizations to transform their businesses and lead their industries. We provide customers with unmatched security, support and compliance expertise across a broad portfolio of solutions including public cloud, private cloud, hybrid IT and dedicated environments. Our mission is simple – to provide the best customer experience for companies running mission-critical applications in the cloud, supported by the industry’s best team.
HOSTING set the bar in introducing a complete unified cloud solution on the AWS and Azure cloud platforms. The HOSTING Unified Cloud™ provides customers with an unprecedented flexibility to develop, run and manage custom applications in the cloud without the burden of vendor lock-in.
About Littlejohn & Co., LLC
Littlejohn & Co. is a Greenwich, Connecticut-based investment firm focused on private equity and debt investments primarily in middle market companies. The Firm seeks to build sustainable success for its portfolio companies through a disciplined approach to engineering change. For more information about Littlejohn, visit http://www.littlejohnllc.com.
About PAMLICO CAPITAL
Pamlico Capital is a private equity firm founded in 1988 that primarily invests in growing middle-market companies in North America. Pamlico Capital seeks control-oriented growth equity investments of up to $125 million alongside founders and proven management teams in its target industries; business & technology services, communications, and healthcare. Since inception, the firm, based in Charlotte, NC, has invested over $3 billion. For additional information, please visit http://www.pamlicocapital.com.
Toronto-based employees join Hostway to help expand its marketshare and capabilities with Ingram’s CloudBlue platform
AUSTIN, TX – MAY 23, 2018 — Hostway, a leading managed cloud hosting provider and specialist in compliant hybrid and multi-cloud hosting solutions, today announced its acquisition of the Toronto-based MyHosting.com and Mail2Web lines of business from Ingram Micro. Under the terms of the deal, the MyHosting.com brand, customers and key employees join Hostway; Hostway continues to operate and evolve the MyHosting brand, products and platform.
Hostway plans to leverage the skillset and experience of the MyHosting.com team members to further bolster its capabilities with Ingram Micro’s CloudBlue Automation platforms and will incorporate the platform more broadly in both its direct and wholesale channels.
“We are honored to have the talented and experienced MyHosting.com team members join our family of employees at Hostway and to expand our footprint in Canada with an office in Toronto in addition to our existing location in downtown Vancouver,” said John Enright, SVP and General Manager at Hostway. “We look forward to building upon the innovative products and features the MyHosting.com team has deployed on the CloudBlue platform, and to providing its loyal base of direct customers and resellers with the very best service.”
“For the past 20 years, Hostway has been a dominant player in enabling the largest communications companies in North America to deliver a wide variety of value-added services to millions of subscribers,” said Emil Sayegh, President and CEO of Hostway. “The acquisition of MyHosting.com and our partnership with Ingram Micro, in conjunction with the power and flexibility of the CloudBlue platform, further strengthen and diversify our automation capabilities. Automation platforms like CloudBlue – when combined with our passionate support team, experienced system operations team and skilled system integrators – make us the partner of choice for telecom and cable companies in need of turnkey solutions to offer additional value added services to their customers.”
“Hostway has been a valued, long-term partner of Ingram Micro, and this transaction builds further on our joint commitment to support the business requirements of our customers and the profitable growth of our respective businesses,” said Nimesh Dave, Executive Vice President Global Cloud Computing at Ingram Micro. “Our CloudBlue Automation platform is an excellent gateway supporting the rapidly growing demand for cloud-based solutions, one that enables leading service providers like Hostway to rapidly deploy and scale a wide variety of value-added services for their direct customers and partners. Hostway’s proven track record of providing excellent service offers an exceptional experience for both the MyHosting.com customer base and the talented employees that are joining to the Hostway team.”
About Hostway Services
Hostway Services, Inc. is the world’s most trusted managed compliant hosting provider, delivering managed cloud infrastructure and application hosting solutions for telecommunication and cable companies, as well as software companies including healthcare, SaaS and e-commerce focused organizations. Its team of engineers in North America, Europe, and Asia deliver reliable, secure and scalable web hosting, email hosting, private cloud, managed cloud and hybrid cloud hosting solutions to thousands of customers across ten geographically diverse SSAE 16 and ISO 27001 data centers around the world while ensuring strict compliance such as PCI and HIPAA. At Hostway, every customer interaction is treated as an opportunity to develop a long-term relationship based on trust. Visit http://hostway.com for more information.
About Ingram Micro Inc.
Ingram Micro helps businesses Realize the Promise of Technology™. It delivers a full spectrum of global technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world. Deep expertise in technology solutions, mobility, cloud, and supply chain solutions enables its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. Unrivaled agility, deep market insights and the trust and dependability that come from decades of proven relationships, set Ingram Micro apart and ahead. More at www.ingrammicro.com.
AUSTIN, Tex., February 20, 2017 – Hostway, with thousands of customers worldwide, is the industry-leading compliant hosting company and most trusted managed hosting provider. Today at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference in Orlando, the company announced a broad portfolio of managed solutions that are compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH), with an attestation for electronic protected health information (ePHI). Organizations that are required to comply with HIPAA and HITECH can confidently use the managed services of Hostway.
In recognition of its very high standards and strict processes, Hostway has received an attestation from external independent auditors. The company will provide additional peace of mind for customers via a signed Business Associate Agreement (BAA) validating that it will appropriately safeguard protected health information.
Hostway’s approach is comprehensive – assisting enterprises with full HIPAA/HITECH implementations and ongoing IT infrastructure management, along with 24×7 coverage from expert HIPAA analysts.
“The expansion of Hostway’s HIPAA offerings builds on the company’s commitment to offer trusted and secure cloud solutions that comply with the highest industry standards. More than $58 million in fines have been levied for failures to properly protect patients’ information,” said Emil Sayegh, CEO of Hostway. “We’re providing those who require HIPAA compliance the highest levels of trust and the peace of mind they deserve. The BAAs we provide are backed by the extraordinary measures we take to deliver industry-leading compliance services.”
“We’ve been a happy Hostway customer for more than a decade. As our hosting demands have evolved, Hostway has always exceeded our expectations. And when our privacy and security requirements increased, Hostway was there to implement an excellent HIPAA-compliant hosting solution.” said Jesse Randall, director of infrastructure and security at Ecteon, a leading SaaS provider for contract management software for the healthcare community.
The expansion of Hostway’s HIPAA offerings builds on the company’s commitment to offer trusted and secure cloud solutions that comply with the highest industry standards. To ensure security compliance, Hostway employs a range of technologies and services that include intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDPS), Virtual Private Network (VPN), multi-factor authentication, web application firewall (WAF), file integrity monitoring, security event log management, threat monitoring, threat response and data encryption.
With more than 19 years of hosting and cloud experience, the company delivers hosted services, public/private/hybrid clouds, along with managed services, on-boarding, consulting and professional services to many of the world’s most significant brands. More than 40 leading healthcare organizations already trust Hostway to deliver HIPAA-compliant services today, and the number continues to grow rapidly.
More information about how Hostway can assist with HIPAA compliant cloud hosting is available at https://hostway.com/products-services/hipaa-compliance, or visit Hostway at HIMSS, booth 8053.
About Hostway Services
Hostway is the world’s most trusted managed compliant hosting provider, delivering complex, managed cloud infrastructure and application hosting solutions for mission critical software. Its team of engineers in North America, Europe, and Asia deliver reliable, secure and scalable, managed private cloud, managed cloud and hybrid cloud hosting solutions to thousands of customers across ten geographically diverse SSAE 16 and ISO 27001 data centers around the world while ensuring strict compliance such as PCI, HITRUST and HIPAA. At Hostway, every customer interaction is treated as an opportunity to develop a long-term relationship based on trust. Visit http://hostway.com for more information.
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