EXABYTES Acquires Singapore Hosting Company Signetique
Exabytes Network Sdn Bhd (‘Exabytes’), Malaysia’s leading Web hosting and E-commerce solutions provider today announces its 100% acquisition of Signetique IT Pte Ltd.
Signetique which is one of the largest Singapore-based cloud hosting provider that offers virtual private servers, dedicated server, cloud hosting and managed services. Establish for over 15 years, their wide customer-base consist of small medium size enterprises (SME) to large, regional and international multi-national companies.
Exabytes’ Founder and CEO, Chan Kee Siak says that the acquisition of Signetique is part of Exabytes’ regional expansion to cement the position of the Malaysian company; to be what is believed will be the second largest hosting group in Singapore. With the acquisition Exabytes will now have a 15 percent share of the Singapore hosting market. Earlier in August 2014, Exabytes announced that it had acquired USONYX Pte Ltd.
“Together with Exabytes Singapore, all three companies will continue to operate separately, focusing on different segments of the Singaporean market. Overall, I foresee that our overseas business revenue to grow to make up 40 percent of our total revenue,” says Chan.
In Malaysia, Exabytes is the No.1 Web Hosting Provider in Malaysia with a 30 percent market share. In 2014, Exabytes recorded a total of RM32million in revenue (ended as of 31 March 2015). The company is projected to grow by up to 50 percent by the end of FY2015.
Expanding to Indonesia
Over the next few years, we will be focusing on expanding within South East Asia and making more strategic partnerships within the Internet business scope. Being the transportation center to all major cities in South East Asia, Malaysia is a strategic location for us to expand regionally from,” explains Chan.
Exabytes’ next target is to offer its website hosting services and cloud-based expertise to the Indonesian market. Through the acquisition of Signetique, Exabytes acquires an immediate presence in Indonesia.
“Currently the Jakarta office focuses on customer service support for our customers in Malaysia and Singapore. There’s untapped potential in the Indonesian market, but we require careful planning before we can start our operations there; but by the end of 2015, we hope to launch full-fledged hosting services in Indonesia,” says Chan.
Recent Strategic Partnerships
Exabytes also recently announced two strategic partnerships. At the beginning of the year, Exabytes was appointed as Google AdWords™ Premier SME Partner (PSP) in Malaysia; while recently they teamed up with Japanese payment gateway leaders, GMO Payment Gateway Inc (GMO-PG).
“We believe that e-commerce will multiply in growth in the next few years. The Internets potential for business has yet to be fully explored in this region and Exabytes is preparing to help the regional community with our hosting and e-commerce expertise,” he ends.
Signetique is one of the largest Singapore-based cloud hosting providers. It provides vps, dedicated server and cloud hosting services and maintains facilities in Singapore, Malaysia, New Zealand, Taiwan, China and Japan. Customers requiring a one-stop Asia Pacific hosting solution can do so through their Singapore sales office. It pioneered the sub $100 dedicated hosting solution in Singapore and continues to provide cost-effective hosting solutions to its customers. Apart from providing standard dedicated server solutions, Signetique also allows complete customization of its servers that encompasses redundancy, high availability, disaster recovery and enterprise email hosting solutions, such as MS Exchange servers. Signetique’s customer profile ranges from small local businesses to multi-nationals and has been in the business for over 15 years. For more information about Signetique, please visit www.webhosting.com.sg
About Exabytes Network
Exabytes Network Sdn Bhd (Exabytes) is currently the No. 1 Web Hosting Provider in Malaysia. Exabytes is the 2nd largest web hosting company in Singapore, having acquired USONYX Pte. Ltd and Signetique IT Pte Ltd.
Since 2001, Exabytes has specialised in providing web hosting services to small and medium size businesses, individuals and SOHO. Exabytes now serves over 70,000 clients, with over 100,000 websites, and over 1 million email accounts worldwide from over 121 countries. Some of the key solutions offered by Exabytes include shared web hosting, dedicated server hosting, reseller hosting, cloud hosting, SSL web certificate, Virtual Private Servers (VPS), Content Delivery Network (CDN), server management, Ebuzz Email/Voice/SMS Marketing, Kaspersky Hosted Email Security, TRUSTe Privacy Services, Server Co-location, student hosting, charity hosting, domain registrations, website design, company logo design, Facebook fan page design and more. For more details visit http://www.exabytes.com.my/
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