Displaying items by tag: Melbourne IT

The president of the Australia's Takeovers Panel has told publicly-listed data infrastructure and network services provider 5G Networks that it has must not process any acceptances it gets from Friday onwards in connection with its bidder's statement for the Webcentral Group.

Published in Deals

Publicly-listed data infrastructure and network services provider 5G Networks will become the new owner of the Webcentral Group, after outbidding the Florida-based Web.com which had made an offer of $12.2 million, and having its counter offer cleared to proceed.

Published in Deals

The Webcentral Group, the firm once known as Melbourne IT and later as the Arq Group, has entered into a deal for its Web hosting assets to be acquired by the Florida-based Web.com for a sum of $12.2 million.

Published in Deals

Well-known domain name vemdor Melbourne IT has received assent from shareholders at its annual general meeting to change the company's name to the Arq Group.

Published in Strategy
Thursday, 26 April 2018 10:54

Melbourne IT to rebrand as Arq Group

Melbourne IT, one of the country's best-known domain vendors, will be rebranding itself as the Arq Group to reflect its diversion into other IT sectors, accompanying which will be an increase in staff numbers by 270.

Published in Strategy

ASX-listed Web hosting and domain registrar company Melbourne IT is paying $39 million to acquire digital marketing agency WME Group and subsidiary brands Nothing But Web and Results First.

Published in Listed Tech
Friday, 17 February 2017 07:20

Melbourne IT becomes full owner of Outware

ASX-listed Web hosting and domain registrar company Melbourne IT has become the owner of custom mobile apps developer Outware Systems, acquiring the remaining 24% of the latter about six months before it planned to do so.

Published in Deals

Melbourne IT is to exit its domain name registration business and focus on an enterprise digital services strategy.

Published in Listed Tech

Melbourne IT is to acquire analytics company InfoReady for $15.4 million.

Published in Listed Tech
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 16:27

Melbourne IT gets it: AWS MSP status

Following a ‘rigorous audit’, Melbourne IT is the first Premier Consulting Partner in Australia to achieve AWS MSP status.

Published in Cloud

Web services company Melbourne IT has teamed up with US-based cloud management services provider 2nd Watch to offer enterprise cloud migration and management services in Australia and New Zealand.

Published in Enterprise Cloud
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 15:54

Melbourne IT to buy Uber Global for $15m

Web services and domain names provider Melbourne IT is to buy Australian cloud services company Uber Global in a deal valued at $15.5 million.

Published in Listed Tech
Wednesday, 04 June 2014 15:49

Trend Micro securing the cloud for Melbourne IT

Listed web hosting and domain registry company Melbourne IT has selected Trend Micro Deep Security as a key component of its managed Amazon Web Services (AWS) service to provide its customers with scalable security for the cloud.

Published in Web Hosting
Thursday, 01 May 2014 12:44

.net.au going cheap

If you've ever thought of registering a .net.au domain, May 2014 might be the time to act.

Published in Web Hosting
Thursday, 27 February 2014 10:35

Melbourne IT acquires Netregistry for $50 million

Melbourne IT will pay $50.4 million in cash and stock to buy Internet registry and online service rival Netregistry. It has also released its six month financials.

Published in Listed Tech
Saturday, 18 January 2014 03:25

Mercer leaves Optus for Melbourne IT

Less than a year after joining Optus from vividwireless, Martin Mercer has been lured into the CEO role at Melbourne IT.

Published in Business Telecoms
Thursday, 29 August 2013 14:23

Hack attacks continue on Melbourne IT

The Syrian Electronic Army’s attacks have continued, with Melbourne IT itself a target.

Published in Web Hosting

The so-called Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) has taken down The New York Times website by attacking it through Australian company Melbourne IT, its domain name registrar. It has also attacked Twitter.

Published in Web Hosting
Thursday, 14 March 2013 06:01

Melbourne IT sells most of self to the US

Melbourne IT has sold its Digital Brand Services division to US-based Corporation Services Company for $152.5 million, nearly as much as the whole company is worth.

Published in Web Hosting
Thursday, 07 February 2013 13:09

New TLDs a boon for domain registrars

A report published by Melbourne IT's digital brand services unit provides ammunition for those who suspect the expansion in the number of top level domains (TLDs) benefits the domain name industry rather than the Internet community as a whole.

Published in Web Hosting
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