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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Melbourne IT is to exit its domain name registration business and focus on an enterprise digital services strategy.
Melbourne IT is to acquire analytics company InfoReady for $15.4 million.
Following a ‘rigorous audit’, Melbourne IT is the first Premier Consulting Partner in Australia to achieve AWS MSP status.
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.
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.
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.
If you've ever thought of registering a .net.au domain, May 2014 might be the time to act.
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.
Less than a year after joining Optus from vividwireless, Martin Mercer has been lured into the CEO role at Melbourne IT.
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.
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.
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.
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