Tue, 28th October 2014

Planet Hippo swoops for i4

Essex-based hosted services business i4 Visual Media has been snapped up by Planet Hippo Internet.

Based in Billericay, i4 provides of web design services and will immediately migrate all domains over to Planet Hippo's servers.

Managing director Darren Lavender said: "This is the latest in a series of strategic acquisitions that will enable Planet Hippo to further expand its reach across the UK.

"We are making further significant investments in new data centres to ensure that we maintain our position at the frontline of the developing cloud-based hosting market and expect to make further acquisitions over the coming months."

Planet Hippo is a website hosting and domain registration services provider based in Oswestry in Shropshire.

Grant Horsfall, managing director of i4 Visual Media, added: "We have been impressed by the professionalism and commitment to customer service shown by the Planet Hippo team and are confident that it will continue to meet the needs of our customers on an ongoing basis."

The financial value of the deal was not disclosed.

category Central and East  |  source Insider Media