Endurance International Group

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Endurance International Group, Inc.
Public
Traded as NASDAQEIGI
Industry Web hosting, domain registration
Predecessor BizLand
Founded 1997
Founder Hari Ravichandran
Headquarters Burlington, Massachusetts, United States
Number of locations
Worldwide
Key people
Hari Ravichandran
Products Multiple webhosting sites
Services Web services
Website www.enduranceinternational.com

Endurance International Group, Inc. (EIG), formerly BizLand,[1] is a web hosting company. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts,[1]. It achieved its size by acquiring a large number of smaller companies, which it continues to operate under the original brand names.[2]

In 2011, Endurance was bought from Accel-KKR by Warburg Pincus and GS Capital Partners, for around $975 million.[3] The company went public in October 2013.[4][non-primary source needed]

American citizen Anthony Chai filed a lawsuit against Netfirms on August 24, 2011, alleging Netfirms disclosed his IP address and email to the government of Thailand after Chai posted comments on a website hosted by Netfirms.[5]

In April 2014, a major network issue at the data center in Provo, Utah, affected customers of Bluehost, HostMonster and JustHost, and took down many of the dedicated servers owned by HostGator customers.[6][relevant? ]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b The Endurance International Group, Inc., Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved April 12, 2011
  2. ^ Rich Miller, IPOWER, Endurance International Announce Merger, NetCraft, May 9, 2007
  3. ^ Demos, Telis. "Web Hoster Endurance International Preps for IPO". WSJ. Retrieved 17 April 2014. 
  4. ^ http://www.nasdaq.com/markets/ipos/company/endurance-international-group-holdings-inc-409100-73448
  5. ^ Sledge, Matt. "Anthony Chai Lawsuit Against Netfirms.com Involves Interrogation At LAX McDonald's By Thai Police". Huffington Post. Retrieved 17 April 2014. 
  6. ^ Warren, Christina. "Bluehost, HostGator and HostMonster Go Down". Mashable. Retrieved 17 April 2014. 

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