J2 Global Acquires Contactology
The Business Cloud Services Division of j2 Global, a provider of Internet services, has acquired the business and assets of Contactology, a Durham, N.C.-based provider of email marketing services. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
This is j2's first acquisition in the email marketing space since it entered the market with the 2010 purchase of Campaigner and expands j2&'s email marketing customer and partner base in the U.S. j2 intends to migrate Contactology customers and resellers to the Campaigner platform and services.
"With this acquisition, we have effected tuck in acquisitions on each of the cloud service platforms we currently operate," said j2's CEO, Hemi Zucker, in a statement. "This is a testament to the hard work of our technology team and the financial and operating discipline of our management team, which has enabled us to efficiently acquire and integrate cloud-based businesses worldwide."