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Our Press Releases

BURLINGTON, ON, October 20, 2020
HostPapa Inc., a leading Canadian web hosting and cloud service provider for small and medium businesses (SMBs), continues its growth strategy with the recent acquisition of Canadian based web hosting company Korax Inc.

Korax is a privately owned Canadian corporation operating since 1997, offering high availability web hosting and email services to small and medium businesses across Canada.

Read more about our Korax Inc. »

BURLINGTON, ON, September 17, 2020
HostPapa Inc., a leading Canadian cloud services provider specialized in providing green web hosting solutions and security services for small and medium businesses (SMBs), is continuing its growth strategy with the acquisition of Canvas Host.

Canvas Host is based in Portland, Oregon, and has been providing comprehensive domain registration, email, web hosting, reseller hosting, and dedicated servers for personal, business, and non-profit needs. The acquisition of Canvas Host came as a natural step for HostPapa, based on the companies' shared love of supporting small businesses and environmentalism.

Read more about the Canvas Host acquistion »

BURLINGTON, ON, May 19, 2020
HostPapa, Inc., a leading Canadian cloud services provider specialized in providing web hosting solutions and cloud services for small and medium businesses (SMBs), is continuing its growth strategy by launching two new data centers: one in the US-West (California), and the other in Europe (Amsterdam).

The launch of these new data center locations allows HostPapa clients to take advantage of locally hosting their cloud-based services such as websites and email in regions around the world, which may assist with reducing latency and improvement of data-transfer speeds.

Read more about cloud services »

BURLINGTON, ON, May 7, 2020
HostPapa, Inc., a leading Canadian cloud services provider specialized in providing web hosting solutions and services for small and medium businesses (SMBs), is continuing its growth strategy by acquiring the security brand SecureLive, previously owned by Add2Net, Inc., alongside other supporting brands.

Founded in 2008, SecureLive proactively protects websites through real-time continuous scanning to identify and block attacks, detecting and ejecting hackers before they can compromise websites or potentially intrude on sensitive information.

Read more about SecureLive »

BURLINGTON, ON, May 7, 2020
HostPapa, Inc., a leading Canadian Cloud Services Provider specialized in providing web hosting solutions and services for small and medium businesses (SMBs), is continuing its growth strategy by acquiring the web hosting brand HostLabs, previously owned by Add2Net, Inc.

This marks the 7th brand acquired by HostPapa in the past 12 months as part of the company's expansion strategy, which has also seen customers from Lunarpages, PacificHost, and Santa Barbara Hosting join the HostPapa family.

Read more about the Pacifichost acquisition »

BURLINGTON, ON, January 30, 2020
HostPapa, Inc., a leading Canadian internet company that specializes in providing web hosting solutions and services for small and medium businesses (SMBs), announces the acquisition of the web hosting brand Mezzohost. With this acquisition, HostPapa now serves over 150,000 customers world-wide with domains, web hosting, security, e-mail, and cloud services.

Founded in 2009 in Canada, Vancouver, Mezzohost positioned itself as a viable alternative for affordable web hosting and online solutions for small and medium businesses with its customer base predominantly based in Canada.

Read more about the Mezzohost acquisition »

BURLINGTON, ON, September 16, 2019
HostPapa, Inc., a leading Canadian internet company that specializes in web hosting solutions and services for small to medium businesses (SMBs), has announced the acquisition of the web hosting brand PacificHost, previously owned by Add2Net, Inc, alongside other supporting brands.

Founded in 1999 as part of the Add2Net product portfolio, PacificHost positioned itself as a viable alternative for affordable web hosting and online solutions with its customer base largely based in the United States. Other assets included in the acquisition are Lunarpages, TheVine.net, Santa Barbara Web Hosting, and eSolutions.net.

Read more about the Santa Barbara acquisition »

BURLINGTON, ON, September 16, 2019
HostPapa, Inc., a leading Canadian internet company that specializes in web hosting solutions and services for small to medium businesses (SMBs), has announced the acquisition of the web hosting brand Santa Barbara Web Hosting, previously owned by Add2Net, Inc, alongside other supporting brands.

Founded in 1997 as part of the Add2Net product portfolio, Santa Barbara Web Hosting positioned itself as a viable alternative for affordable web hosting and online solutions with its customer base largely based in the United States. Other assets included in the acquisition are PacificHost, TheVine.net, Lunarpages, and eSolutions.net.

Read more about the Santa Barbara acquisition »

BURLINGTON, ON, September 11, 2019
HostPapa, Inc., a leading Canadian internet company that specializes in web hosting solutions and services for small to medium businesses (SMBs), has announced the acquisition of the web hosting brand Lunarpages, previously owned by Add2Net, Inc, alongside other supporting brands.

Founded in 1997 as part of the Add2Net product portfolio, Lunarpages positioned itself as a viable alternative for affordable web hosting and online solutions with its customer base largely based in the United States. Other assets included in the acquisition are PacificHost, TheVine.net, Santa Barbara Web Hosting, and eSolutions.net.

Read more about the Lunarpages acquisition »

BURLINGTON, ON, June 10, 2019
HostPapa, Inc., a Canadian-owned and operated web hosting and cloud service provider, is excited to announce the launch of AdGuru, a digital marketing tool designed specifically to provide small businesses with an easy and effective way to promote their services and products online.

Read more about our AdGuru »

BURLINGTON, ON, November 20, 2018
HostPapa Inc., a leading Canadian internet company that specializes in web hosting solutions and services for SMBs, is pleased to announce a partnership with Jetpack by Automattic Inc.

Over 30% of top 10 million websites are built on WordPress. It is without a doubt the most popular CMS in the world (also created by Automattic Inc) with a massive community around it.

Read more about automattic »

Hamburg, 15 April 2018
Starting June 2018, HostPapa, Canada's largest web hosting and cloud service provider, will be offering its customers a new online shop solution. HostPapa has chosen the cloud-based commerce platform of ePages, a leading international provider of commerce solutions. The eshops will be available in 17 countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, HongKong, India, Ireland, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and United States. HostPapa is responding to the demand for an all-inclusive solution that can bring rapid success and provide small and medium-size businesses with everything they need to sell online.

Read more about ecommerce solutions »

– Canadian Business unveils 29th annual list of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies –

BURLINGTON, ON, September 15, 2017
HostPapa, Inc., a Canadian-owned and operated web hosting and cloud service provider, is proud to announce that they have once again achieved a place on the Canadian PROFIT 500 list of fastest growing companies for the fifth consecutive year. This year is the 29th annual definitive ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies by their five-year revenue growth, and will be published in the October issue of Maclean's magazine and at CanadianBusiness.com.

Read more about our Profit 500 2017 award »

BURLINGTON, ON, August, 2017
Canadian-owned and operated web hosting and cloud service provider HostPapa, Inc. is proud to announce new Optimized WordPress Hosting plans for small business owners that are looking to utilize WordPress to power their websites.

Read more about our Optimized WordPress Hosting »

BURLINGTON, ON, August 31, 2017
Canadian-owned and operated web hosting and cloud service provider HostPapa, Inc., is excited to announce their partnership with the Python Software Foundation. The Python Software Foundation promotes, protects and advances the Python programming language by facilitating the growth of their international Phython community.

Read more about Python »

BURLINGTON, ON, August 14, 2017
HostPapa, Inc., a Canadian-owned and operated web hosting and cloud service provider, is proud to announce that they have achieved Gold status in the Small and Midmarket Microsoft Cloud Service Provider (CSP) program.

Read more about CSP program »

BURLINGTON, ON, July 31 2017
Canadian-owned and operated web hosting and cloud service provider HostPapa, Inc. is proud to announce their partnership with Apache.org. The Apache Foundation is a charitable organization whose goal is to develop and maintain open-source software, including their widely-used Apache HTTP Server.

Read more about Apache.org »

BURLINGTON, ON, July 20 2017
HostPapa, Inc., a Canadian-owned and operated web hosting and cloud service provider, is excited to officially announce their partnership with AbanteCart, a free, enterprise-grade eCommerce solution which is perfect for small- to medium-size online businesses.

Read more about the Abantecart »

BURLINGTON, ON, July 18 2017
Canadian-owned and operated web hosting and cloud service provider HostPapa, Inc. is proud to officially announce their partnership with the Let's EncryptTM initiative offered by the nonprofit Internet Security Research Group (ISRG)TM. Let's Encrypt's mandate is to provide people and organizations the secure digital certificates they need in order to enable HTTPS (SSL/TLS) for websites, for free, and in the most user-friendly way possible.

Read more about Let's Encrypt »

OAKVILLE, ON, September 22, 2016
Canadian-owned and operated web hosting company HostPapa has been awarded a 2016 Best Shared Web Hosting award from popular industry publication Host Advice. The award, which comes as part of Host Advice's 2016 industry-wide analysis of medium and large web hosting companies, marks yet another milestone for HostPapa's ongoing commitment to offering customers all over the world superior shared web hosting products and services.

Read more about our award from HostAdvice »

OAKVILLE, ON, September 21, 2016
Canadian-owned and operated web hosting company HostPapa has officially partnered with Automattic, the parent company of WordPress.com and Jetpack, to launch the new and highly anticipated .blog top level domain. As a founding partner, HostPapa has transported their recently relaunched blog to the hostpapa.blog domain.

Read more about Jetpack »

OAKVILLE, ON, September 19, 2016
Canadian-owned and operated web hosting company HostPapa has been awarded a 2016 Best Customer Service award from popular industry publication Host Advice. The award, which comes as part of Host Advice's 2016 industry-wide analysis of medium and large web hosting companies, marks yet another milestone for HostPapa's ongoing commitment to providing superior customer service and support.

Read more about our customer service award »

OAKVILLE, ON, September 15, 2016
Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked HostPapa No. 360 on the 28th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the October issue of Canadian Business and at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth. HostPapa made the 2016 PROFIT 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 141%.

Read more about our Profit 500 2016 award »

OAKVILLE, ON, August 22, 2016
Canadian-owned and operated web hosting company HostPapa has announced a new social initiative program with Kiva.org, a San Francisco-based microfinance crowdfunding platform that provides funding to aspiring entrepreneurs in developing countries where funding sources are not readily available. HostPapa will be reaching out to its employees and business partners for contributions to the initiative, as well as integrating the program into the HostPapa customer experience through social engagement, contests and reviews.

Read more about Kiva.org »

OAKVILLE, ON, August 12, 2016
Canadian-owned and operated web hosting company HostPapa, in collaboration with Microsoft Corp., announced today that they will be offering the innovative Microsoft Office 365 suite to customers in over 30 countries worldwide including Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom and most of continental Europe.

Read more about Office 365 »

OAKVILLE, ON, June 22, 2016
Canadian-owned and operated web hosting and domain company HostPapa announced today that it will be selling Radix domains at the discounted price of $0.99 each until Sunday, June 27th. The Radix domains include popular new top-level domains such as .website, .online, .space, .site, .press, .tech and .host. The sale coincides with Radix's 2nd anniversary. "We're pleased to be a part of Radix's two-year milestone, and we're excited to be offering our customers such a great selection of domains at such a great price," says Paul Filice, VP, Information Technology & Domains at HostPapa.

Read more about radix domain names »

OAKVILLE, ON, June 15, 2016
Canadian-owned and operated web hosting and domain company HostPapa officially launched the newly released .store domain today at a deeply-discounted rate of 80 percent off the regular price (regular price: $79.99, sale price: $14.99). HostPapa expects the promotion, which will run from June 14th until August 14th, to dramatically increase the sales of the .store top level domain, not only in Canada but around the world as well. "We're very excited to be a part of Radix's .store top level domain launch and to be participating in one of their largest promotions to date," says Paul Filice, VP, Information Technology & Domains at HostPapa.

Read more about our store domain discount »

TORONTO, ON, November 27, 2015
In the North American tradition of Black Friday, HostPapa has announced a significant deal for new customers who sign up during the holiday weekend. Starting Friday November 27 and continuing through Cyber Monday (November 30, 2015), customers who purchase HostPapa shared web hosting plans will be entitled to a slew of exclusive extras, worth more than $300.

Read more about our mega sale »

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA - September 18th, 2015
HostPapa is pleased to announce that they have been named to the prestigious 27th annual PROFIT 500 ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies for 2015. Published in the September issue of Canadian Business, PROFIT and online at PROFITguide.com, this year's PROFIT 500 ranks Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, not profitability, and profiles the country's most successful growth companies.

Read more about our Profit 500 2015 award »

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – June 12, 2014
HostPapa Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been named to the prestigious PROFIT 500 ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies for 2014. Published in the July issue of Canadian Business and online at PROFITguide.com, this year's PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their revenue growth between 2008 and 2013. HostPapa ranked at #251 on the PROFIT 500 list with a five-year revenue growth of 223%.

about our Profit 500 2014 award »

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA - December 16th, 2014
HostPapa Inc., a global leader in web hosting services, has just upgraded their online backup and disaster recovery offerings to Dropmysite, an industry leader in backup solutions. Hostpapa's customers around the world will now have seamless access and control to their website and database backups.

Read more about our new backup solution »

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – June 10, 2014
HostPapa now offers small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) a complete web hosting solution with new, ultra-powerful VPS hosting plans.

Read more about VPS hosting »

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – June 3, 2013
HostPapa now offers small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) a complete web hosting solution with new, ultra-powerful VPS hosting plans.

Read more about our Profit 500 2013 award »

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – September 21, 2012
HostPapa Web Hosting is pleased to announce a new partnership with Softaculous Ltd., developer of the Softaculous Auto Installer, which offers one-click installation for PHP, PERL and JavaScript applications. Inclusion of Softaculous allows HostPapa clients to install 150 scripts on their web hosting accounts.

Read more about Softaculous »

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – July 16, 2012
HostPapa Green Web Hosting is pleased to announce a new partnership with web security firm SiteLock. This agreement enables HostPapa to provide SiteLock's enterprise-level security services to its web hosting customers at an extremely affordable price.

Read more about SiteLock website security »

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – April 19, 2012
HostPapa Green Web Hosting is looking for a new look – and is asking customers, friends, and the public for help.

Read more about our logo design contest »

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – March 14, 2012
HostPapa 100% Green Web Hosting today announced it has become an authorized reseller of the G Suite suite of communication and collaboration tools.

Read more about G Suite »

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – August 15, 2011
HostPapa, one of the original Green Web Hosting pioneers, has launched a slate of accessible and affordable reseller hosting plans. These packages offer resellers everything they need to quickly start their own web hosting business.

Read more about our Reseller service »

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – May 16, 2011
HostPapa Green Web Hosting is proud to announce the launch of its award winning web-hosting services in Australia. This is the latest major expansion for HostPapa into the international web hosting market.

Read more about Green Hosting in Australia »

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – April 26, 2011
HostPapa Green Web Hosting has donated 10,000 trees to school children in Africa, Haiti and North America, in celebration of Earth Day. The donation, made through a partnership with LoveTrees.ca, marks the completion of a very successful awareness campaign.

Read more about Earth Day »

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – April 5, 2011
You've probably heard about it in the news: Bob Parsons, CEO of GoDaddy Inc. (one of the largest domain providers and web hosting companies in world) recently took part in an elephant hunt – for sport – in Africa. The graphic slaughter of the elephant was captured on video, which Parsons shared with the public through Twitter.

Read more about saving the elephants in Africa »

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – March 23, 2011
HostPapa Green Web Hosting has partnered with Love Trees for an exciting new customer promotion. With the participation of HostPapa's clients and friends, HostPapa's goal is to donate 10,000 trees, through Love Trees, by Earth Day 2011.

Read more about our Earth Day promotion »

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – March 17, 2011
HostPapa Green Web Hosting is pleased to announce that all HostPapa web hosting services, including around-the-clock customer support, are now available in Spanish. HostPapa takes great pride in announcing this major expansion in its international web hosting services.

Read more about our Spanish language support »

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