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SoftCom and MyHosting have new owner

Fri, 13th September 2013, 17:44

Wholesale tech distributor Ingram Micro has acquired Toronto based web hoster SoftCom. SoftCom operates brands such as MyHosting and mail2web.com. SoftCom will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Ingram Micro, and Turker Sokullu, former CEO and co-founder of SoftCom, will continue to lead the company as executive director. Further details of the transaction were not disclosed.

Alain Monie, Ingram Micro president and CEO. says:

SoftCom's expertise and proven track-record in cloud services will enhance our cloud offerings road map and aggregation platform,Today, we deliver more than 150 solutions from over 50 leading cloud vendors and with this acquisition we believe we will further improve the way our global partners and customers sell, service and procure cloud-based solutions.

This addition also gives our partners another competitive service advantage in the rapidly growing cloud market, especially with small-to-midsized businesses, and is another step forward in our strategy to better serve our customers and partners with high-value IT services and cloud-delivered solutions. We welcome SoftCom's associates, partners and customers to the Ingram Micro family and are excited by the value they will bring to our channel partners.

"Joining Ingram Micro provides SoftCom with a whole new range of exciting business opportunities," said Sokullu. "We have grown SoftCom's business by relentlessly focusing on our customers and building a culture of trust and camaraderie among employees with a passion for delivering high performance web and cloud solutions. We are excited by Ingram Micro's shared values and vision and look forward to contributing to their global growth and diversification strategy."

Well that all sounds good. Clients of myhosting can give their spin on the deal by leaving a review here.