HostPapa Continues Its Growth into the U.S. with Canvas Host Acquisition
After acquiring web hosting companies like Lunarpages, PacificHost, Mezzohost, and SecureLive, HostPapa from Canada has acquired yet another web hosting company. Canvas Host is based in Portland, Oregon, and has been providing comprehensive domain registration, email, web hosting, reseller hosting, and dedicated servers for personal, business, and non-profit needs.
Founded in 2006, HostPapa is a cloud services provider specialized in providing green web hosting solutions and security services for small and medium businesses (SMBs). The company is based in based in Burlington, Ontario, Canada. According to HostPapa, the acquisition of Canvas Host came as a natural step – based on the companies’ shared love of supporting small businesses and environmentalism.
“We are excited to welcome the Canvas Host customers to our HostPapa family,” said Jamie Opalchuk, founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of HostPapa. “We would also like to extend our appreciation to David & Angela Anderson for building such a great company with passionate and loyal customers.”
For Canvas Host customers, the acquisition would provide access to enhanced infrastructure and a wide portfolio of fully featured cloud services powered by renewable green energy. In order to ensure a seamless and hassle-free transition, HostPapa will prioritize upgrading all the newly acquired customers’ infrastructure. The company says it will also prioritize the enhancement of their current support coverage and potential portfolio of services.