Dortmund, 6 September 2018

The Dortmund-based dogado group continues to grow and as of 1 September, it will take over responsibility for the staff, customers and assets of the Dusseldorf-based companies WebControl GmbH and Hostingparadise GmbH. With these acquisitions, dogado will strengthen its own hosting sector for small and medium sized customers.

"We're thrilled to be part of one of the industry's most innovative companies and we will continue to build our cloud expertise for small and medium businesses."

Based in Dusseldorf, WebControl has been supporting corporate customers in the planning and implementation of hosting and cloud infrastructures since its founding in 1997. The company relies on preconfigured components and combines cloud services such as storage, load balancing and firewalls. Hostingparadise completes these services with e-mail and website services.

With the takeover, WebControl’s managing director and founder Falk Brockerhoff will move to dogado and is looking forward to working with the company and explains: “ We’re thrilled to be part of one of the industry’s most innovative companies and we will continue to build our cloud expertise for small and medium businesses. I have been in contact with the dogado team for some time now and I am convinced of their concept. The strengths of both companies complement each other perfectly.“

Daniel Hagemeier, Chief Executive Officer of the dogado Group, said. “ We are pleased to welcome the entire team of WebControl and Hostingparadise to the dogado family. WebControl is an ideal addition to our group of companies. The combined expertise provides the ideal basis for accelerated growth and further innovation for our corporate customers. For us it´s very important that for the employees and customers of WebControl GmbH in Dusseldorf nothing will be changed. He adds, „The close partnership with customers is key to all of us. For WebControl, transparent cooperation on a level playing field has the highest priority. This philosophy is in line with our guiding principle of ‚Genuine Service‘.

About dogado group

Based in Dortmund, Hanover and Halle (Saale), the dogado group is a cloud hosting provider specialized on small and medium sized business customers. After its founding in 2001, the company initially took to professional hosting services and later, became one of the first specialists in cloud-based products for enterprises in the German-speaking area. dogado group is supported by European Directories, ultimately owned by Triton Fund III since 2015, has acquired more than 11 companies and has grown at double-digit growth rates the last years. With over 100 members of staff and the brands BUSYMOUSE, dogado and Alfahosting, the group serves over 150,000 customers and is one of the Top hosting companies in Germany.