8x8 Acquires Zerigo


8x8, 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 8x8 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 8x8's cloud hosting services by providing real-time provisioning and elasticity of our compute services," said Bryan Martin, chairman and CEO of 8x8. "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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