8×8 Acquires Zerigo

8×8, Inc., the business communications and cloud computing solutions provider, announced that it acquired Zerigo, a Littleton, Colo.-based company that provides virtual private servers, managed DNS services, and monitoring tools for cloud-based server operations.

Sunnyvale, Calif.-based 8×8 said the acquisition is consistent with its strategic plan to grow its cloud-based offerings through both organic and inorganic activities” and broadens its portfolio of managed server solutions tailored for small-to-medium-sized businesses.”

“Zerigo’s software technologies will greatly enhance the capabilities of 8×8’s cloud hosting services by providing real-time provisioning and elasticity of our compute services,” said Bryan Martin, chairman and CEO of 8×8. “We are excited to make Zerigo’s existing technologies available to our customers and plan to extend them to our enterprise-class private cloud and VMware offerings. The Zerigo acquisition will significantly advance our research and development activities in this area.”

Zerigo operates cloud services that are hosted in Denver; Dallas; Washington, D.C.; Amsterdam; London and Singapore.

Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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