Planet Hippo announces strategic acquisition
PRLog – Oct. 27, 2014 – OSWESTRY, U.K. — Planet Hippo Internet, one of the UK’s fastest growing providers of website hosting and domain registration services, has announced the acquisition of i4 Visual Media’s hosted services business. Essex- based i4 is a leading provider of web design services and will immediately migrate all domains over to Planet Hippo’s servers.
According to Darren Lavender, Managing Director of Planet Hippo: “This is the latest in a series of strategic acquisitions that will enable Planet Hippo to further expand its reach across the UK. We are making further significant investments in new datacentres to ensure that we maintain our position at the front-line of the developing Cloud-based hosting market and expect to make further acquisitions over the coming months.”
Planet Hippo has been voted as the most popular UK web hosting company for nineteen months. Voting was carried out by Planet Hippo users, both individual and corporate, and collated by Web Hosting Directory, an online service that rates companies across the UK, USA, Canada and Australia. The company has achieved top five star ratings for speed, reliability, ease of use, service quality and email spam protection.
“We have been impressed by the professionalism and commitment to customer service shown by the Planet Hippo team and are confident that it will continue to meet the needs of our customers on an ongoing basis,” added Grant Horsfall, Managing Director of i4 Visual Media. “This deal with Planet Hippo will allow us to focus on the delivery of high quality web design solutions and ensure our customers have a reliable and resilient hosting service for their web operations.”
Planet Hippo Internet provides reliable UK-based, super-fast web hosting services and an unrivalled level of friendly and personal customer support around the clock. With web hosting packages starting from just £1 per month, the company has a flexible approach to providing tailored solutions to meet individual requirements.
“The market is seeing an increasing number of digital agencies outsourcing their web hosting divisions to state-of-the art, award-winning companies such as Planet Hippo,” continued Lavender. “We will continue to invest in infrastructure and the delivery of unrivalled levels of customer support, freeing up these organisations to invest in growing the core areas of their own businesses.”
Planet Hippo Internet is part of The Network Selector Group, one of the first of a new generation of companies that can deliver reliable and best price voice, data and video services that take advantage of tariffs and coverage to meet the geographical and usage requirements of customers.
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