j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQGS:JCOM), a global provider of Internet services through its business cloud and digital media divisions, today announced that it has acquired EPA Cloud™, a UK-based Email Security and Management company.
With this acquisition, j2 has expanded its customer base and technical expertise in sales, support and email security infrastructure in the UK and rest of Europe. As j2 continues to expand its email operations in the region, localized technical expertise, support teams and data centers are critical to garnering customer confidence and support for the integration of acquired customer relationships and the continuing growth in the European region.
“j2’s depth and breadth in its various cloud businesses provides EPA Cloud with the resources and expertise to continue its expansion in the region," said EPA Cloud Managing Director Craig MacAlpine, who will continue in his UK-based role as part of the acquisition. "We are excited about the continued growth of our customer base while increasing our technical knowledge base.”
"This acquisition reflects our continued interest in the email security and management space and our commitment to growing this business globally," said j2 Global, Inc. CEO Hemi Zucker.Terms of the acquisitions were not disclosed and the financial impact to j2 is not expected to be material. About j2 j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQGS:JCOM) and its affiliates provide Internet services through their two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media. The Business Cloud Services Division offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions. It markets its services principally under the brand names eFax ®, eVoice ®, FuseMail ®, Campaigner ®, KeepItSafe ® and Onebox ® and operates a messaging network spanning 49 countries on six continents. The Digital Media Division consists of Ziff Davis Inc., which offers technology, gaming and lifestyle content through its digital properties which include PCMag.com, IGN.com, AskMen.com, Toolbox.com and others. Ziff Davis also operates NetShelter Powered by BuyerBase, an advanced digital ad targeting platform, and Ziff Davis B2B, a leading provider of research to enterprise buyers and leads to IT vendors. As of December 31, 2012, j2 had achieved 17 consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth. For more information about j2, please visit www.j2global.com.