, a leading global web hosting and cloud service provider for small and medium businesses (SMBs), announced today that it has acquired Cloud 9 Hosting, a US‑based application hosting service provider for small businesses.
Since its founding in 2007, Cloud 9 Hosting has been on a mission to support small and medium businesses by bringing critical accounting and tax applications into the cloud, helping businesses increase productivity and collaborate with ease. Cloud 9 Hosting specializes in hosting accounting and tax applications which include QuickBooks, Sage, Drake Tax and LaCerte Tax.
"Cloud 9 Hosting is a reliable application hosting partner to small businesses, helping them move their accounting and tax applications into the cloud. This will enable HostPapa to expand into supporting these applications for our wider customer base", said Jamie Opalchuk, HostPapa Founder and CEO. "In line with our mission, the goal is to offer a full range of enterprise grade solutions at an affordable price for entrepreneurs and SMBs. We think Cloud 9 Hosting is the perfect addition to the growing HostPapa group that will help us continue pursuing these goals." he added.
"We are excited to be part of the growing HostPapa team," said Matt Dubois, CEO of Cloud 9 Hosting. "With this acquisition, Cloud 9 Hosting will be able to scale to provide a level of service our customers have come to expect, while expanding services to a broader audience."