j2 Global Communications Acquires keepITsafe

An Irish provider of online backup services
This is a Press Release edited by on 2010.10.28

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j2 Global Communications, Inc., provider of outsourced, value-added messaging and communications services, has acquired keepITsafe Data Solutions Ltd., Ireland's provider of cloud-based, online backup services.

The acquisition expands j2 Global's cloud-based business services portfolio to now include online data backup in addition to its core Internet fax, voice and email services. j2 Global brands include eFax, eVoice, Onebox, and Electric Mail, among others. The company is online at

"The acquisition of keepITsafe further expands our services offering and the international scope of our business and gives us an opportunity to reach new markets and customers," said Hemi Zucker, CEO of j2 Global Communications, Inc. "As companies increasingly rely on electronic data for business critical operations, secure and reliable backup, plus timely recovery, of digital assets is essential. This acquisition brings the expertise of a market leader in online backup to j2 Global, and is a win for both companies."

Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed
and the financial impact to j2 Global is not expected to be material.