HostPapa Acquires Canvas Host and Expands Presence on US Market


One of the most recent acquisitions in the web hosting industry is the expansion of HostPapa which acquired Canvas Host. This move would reassure HostPapa’s presence in the United States’ market.

HostPapa Acquires Canvas Host

Based in Canada, HostPapa is a leading cloud hosting provider that offers green solutions and security services for SMBs (small and medium sized businesses). The company is continuing its growth strategy by acquiring Oregon-based Canvas Host, the official press release says.

Canvas Host is a provider specialized in comprehensive domain registration, email, reseller and dedicated hosting for personal, business, and non-profit needs. This move is a natural step for HostPapa, as the company has always been interested in supporting small businesses and environmentalism.

As explained by HostPapa’s founder and CEO, Jamie Opalchuk, they are excited to welcome the Canvas Host customers to their family.

What does the acquisition mean for Canvas Host?

For their customers, this business merger means access to enhanced infrastructure and a large portfolio of cloud services, as well as access to expert customer service. The latter is available 24/7 by phone, email or chat, in a multilingual environment, powered by renewable green energy. To achieve smooth transition, the Canadian provider will first upgrade the newly acquired customers’ infrastructure, and will enhance their current support and available services.

HostPapa started its business in 2006. The company is focused on sustainable energy and purchasing green energy certificates, called Green Tags. In fact, HostPapa is one of the first companies that has started thinking ecologically. Furthermore, it is certified by different respectable environmental organizations, such as Green-e.org.

Main features of Host Papa:
Various hosting plans.
Resources that are scalable.
Domains that are unlimited.
SSL Let’s Encrypt for higher security.
Free VPS migrating.
SSD servers that are high-level.
cPanel included.
Root access.
400 free apps included.

If you are interested in green hosting providers, check out the following article:

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Best Green Hosting Companies In USA

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