The web hosting industry is quite dynamic, and companies often go through acquisitions and expansions. One such example is the expansion of Total Webhosting Solutions (TWS), the Netherlands-based group of web hosting providers, which just acquired two ecommerce hosting companies – Skyberate and MageHost. Thanks to this event, the two ecommerce firms will be able to acquire stronger market positions and accelerate their growth in the future.
More about Total Webhosting Solutions (TWS)
According to its official website, Total Webhosting Solutions (TWS) is the Pan-European performance house of local webhosting companies. Empowered by the greatest EU-webhosters, the company’s purpose is to offer webhosting brands the opportunity to reach their full potential through the implementation of group best practices. TWS has acquired a number of web hosting brands, such as Pcextreme, Versio, RealHosting, and many more.
More about MageHost
MageHost is a high-end Magento and Shopware hosting specialist.
MageHost is located in Valkenswaard, the Southern part of the Netherlands, and is a high-end Magento and Shopware hosting specialist. The company was started in 2012, and has been growing steadily through the years. Founded by Jeroen Vermeulen, who has in-depth knowledge and expertise, the company has been offering a range of smart tools and extensive automation. As a part of TWS, MageHost will have the great opportunity to focus on the technical development of the platform, and will receive the support of a strong partner.
Joining TWS will allow me to continue to fully focus on the further technical development of the platform, with TWS taking care of the administrative and operational matters. Given the rapid growth of the company, now was the right time to enter into this partnership. In this way, customers can be assured that they will receive the very best ecommerce web hosting with the associated service levels 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, Vermeulen said.
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More about Skyberate
Skyberate was established in 2003, and has been a hosting partner for many Dutch companies. The company has been providing more than 5,000 companies with expertise in Shopware, WordPress, and Magento. It is one of the largest ecommerce hosting companies in the country.
After 17 years, the time has come for the next step for both the company and for me as an entrepreneur. We see that there is a consolidation in the hosting market, and decided it was best to transfer the business to a party that can take the company further, also internationally. By working with and learning from TWS sister organizations such as Savvii and MageHost, Skyberate can continue to guarantee service and performance in the future and continue to invest in new relevant services for our customers. Skyberate’s long-term growth and continuous development is in good hands with TWS. That was an important consideration for us to choose TWS, said Jeffrey Brussen, the former owner of Skyberate.
What does the acquisition mean for all involved parties? The purpose of Total Webhosting Solutions (TWS) is to provide financial security, strategic guidance, and best practices for all companies it acquires. The list of companies operating under the umbrella of TWS is quite long, and it includes brands such as Yourhosting, Versio, PCextreme, RealHosting, DeHeeg, Savvii, Provider, Neostrada, InforTelecom, Axarnet, SoHosted, Argeweb, Flexwebhosting, Alphamega, Sitebytes, Sloppy.io, RAN Networks, SingularWeb, Domeinbalie, Nerion.