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WP Engine Attracts $250 Million Silver Lake Investment

Silver Lake invests $250 million in WP Engine, the WordPress hosting and managed service provider (MSP).

GoDaddy Shuts Down Cloud Server Business, Sells Off PlusServer Managed Hosting

GoDaddy is shutting down Cloud Servers, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) alternative for small businesses. Senior VP Raghu Murthi describes the learnings.

United Internet Acquires Strato AG for Hosting Services

United Internet AG has acquired Strato AG for hosting services. The deal is valued at about 12.4 times EBITDA, ChannelE2E estimates.

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10 MSP Mergers and Acquisitions (And More) This Week

ChannelE2E is tracking at least 10 merger and acquisition deals this week involving VARs, MSPs, CSPs, data center providers and more. Here’s the list.


IT Channel Mergers, Acquisitions: $15 Billion In Combined Deals Since Monday

In a busy two days for mergers & acquisitions, IT channel companies (VARs, MSPs, CSPs & distributors) worth a combined $15B have traded hands in 48 hours

GoDaddy Confirms Host Europe Group Acquisition, $1.79B SMB Buyout

GoDaddy is acquiring Host Europe Group (HEG) for $1.79 billion or roughly 11 times EBITDA. GoDaddy’s HEG buyout focuses on SMB customers.