Profihost to Become Part of the dogado Group. Combined Expertise in Managed Servers and E-Commerce
Dortmund. 10/02/2020. Two managed server experts are merging: dogado GmbH is to acquire 100% of the shares in the Hanover-based Profihost AG. The agreement was announced by both companies. This move puts the corporate group on the path to becoming the biggest managed server provider for websites and online shops in Germany. Cristoph Bluhm and Stefan Priebe will remain part of the Executive Board of Profihost until the end of the year. Marc Zocher will remain in post and will be supported in the future by the dogado CEO Daniel Hagemeier and COO Dr. Claus Boyens.
Through this merger dogado and Profihost are pursuing a common aim: “We want to become the biggest managed server provider in Germany,” explains Daniel Hagemeier. From their very first meeting Daniel Hagemeier, Cristoph Bluhm, Stefan Priebe and Marc Zocher realized that they could achieve this aim if they worked together. “Both companies are bringing exceptional expertise to the table,” says Priebe. “We are also linked by our common guiding principle of wanting to offer our customers exceptional service and genuine help all the time.”
Excellence in E-commerce from Both Parties
The merger between dogado and Profihost will not just bring together two specialists in servers; both companies are also regarded as experts in the e-commerce sector. The online shop specialist AIXPRO already became part of the dogado group in 2019. The company continues to offer its successful range of products under the label dogado shops. In future both companies will combine their expertise in e-commerce.
Profihost: A Partner Network on an Equal Footing
Profihost AG is also adding a strong agency network to the group: the technology company enjoys very close relationships with over 400 partners and can look back over thousands of successful projects. Marc Zocher explains, “The model behind the success of our collaborations is as simple as it is successful: we always work hand in hand with our partners, always fair, always on an equal footing, and we pursue common aims.” A dedicated “Partner Relations” team works to find solutions to every challenge faced by agencies and their customers.
About the dogado Group
The dogado group (www.dogado.group) is a cloud hosting service provider for business customers with its main branches in Dortmund, Hanover, Halle (Saale), Lübeck and Vienna. After its founding in 2001, the company initially specialized in professional hosting services, subsequently becoming one of the first German specialists for cloud-based corporate solutions. With its more than 220 employees and the brands checkdomain, BUSYMOUSE, dogado, alfahosting, easyname and Profihost, the group provides services to around 260,000 customers and is one of the leading hosting companies in the DACH region.
The ambitious growth of the dogado group is supported by the financial investor Triton Partners via its company European Directories. dogado is thus part of a European corporate group comprising over 1,500 employees at branches in Austria, Finland and the Netherlands. Thanks to this support, the dogado group has grown to become one of the leading hosting companies on the German-speaking market.
”The merger with Profihost AG enables the dogado group to further strengthen its position as a full-service cloud provider.