Garanntor has acquired over 550 active hosting accounts and 700 domain names from Byte Hosting. This acquisition would boost Garanntor’s domain and hosting portfolio to over 3000 Shared Hosting accounts and over 4000 domain names in less than a year of commencing operations.
Following the transaction, the acquisition would expose Bytes Hosting customers to a wider range of products at lower prices, more flexible plan and superior 24/7 support from an experienced team by phone, email or chat. To ensure a seamless and hassle-free transition, Garanntor Hosting has created a specialized migration team to work directly with customers as their scheduled migrations and upgrades occur.
David Nkpoku, founder and CEO of Bytes Hosting said concerning the sale of his company. “We needed to find best home for our clients who have trusted us with their business for years, we shopped around for a couple of months for the best hosting company that had the expertise and could provide better support and services to our clients and I must honestly say that Garanntor came out tops with a very wide margin. I must say I was impressed as soon as I walked into their offices and saw their structure and world-class operations, I knew Garanntor was it.”
‘Garanntor Nigeria, was also named the winner in the Best Local Hosting Company category; at the NIRA 2017 .NG awards which also affirmed my position.’’
“My primary focus for Bytes & Data Systems from now will be in pursuing more exciting opportunities in mobile and web development.”Nkpoku says.
According to Garanntor CEO Olalekan Ajayi, “Garanntor Nigeria is geared towards the local internet growth and contribution to the Nigerian economy”. The CEO is a strong believer of ‘’the need for homegrown hosting services of international standards’’ with unmatched support and the need for it to be offered at affordable prices.
“One of our growth strategies is via acquisitions. This is just one of many more acquisitions which would put us within the top 3 in a very short period. We want our newest customers to know that we are willing to go above and beyond to help their business succeed online. We look forward to creating an exceptional business partnership and would like to welcome each Byte Hosting customer to the Garanntor family.” Ajayi says.
Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
Founded in 2016, Garanntor Nigeria offers affordable, fast, premium local data hosting services which include but not limited to – domain names, virtual private servers, cloud servers, web hosting, web security, cloud solutions, content delivery network, application hosting, cloud storage, disaster recovery and colocation.