HostPapa Purchases Add2Net Incs Shared Web Hosting Brands

Add2Net, Inc. a leader for numerous web hosting brands and web-based companies, that has served a global market since 1999, today announced a definitive agreement to sell several of its web hosting brands to Canadian based company HostPapa. Upon completion of the transaction, HostPapa will acquire Lunarpages, PacificHost and Santa Barbara Web Hosting, and E-Solutions for an undisclosed sum. Add2Net will continue to provide Dedicated, VPS and Exchange Hosting via its premier brand HostLabs.

Chad Riddle, Add2Net’s CEO said, “Add2Net was in on the ground floor of the web hosting industry in 1999. We’ve evolved and learned with this dynamic industry and have built profound expertise on how to provide top-quality service as well as the ability to offer market-leading products to our clientele. We are pleased to sell these brands to a company that will continue to provide the highest quality service for the unique needs of this segment of the industry.”

For 20+ years, Add2Net and HostLabs have delivered hosting options for today’s most demanding business situations, an invincible 24/7/365 US-based support team, technical expertise and managed services matched perfectly to any level of need and infrastructure, data and security engineers that prepare organizations for massive future-readiness.

Formed in 1999, Add2Net was one of the first companies to offer web hosting and ancillary services. The company’s brands hosted over 150,000 customers and more than 250,000 domain names by 2007. Add2Net continued to grow its portfolio and make acquisitions along the way, including:

  • Tremendesk – 2007
  • Flash Template Design – 2008
  • HostLabs (exchange Customers and environment) – 2010
  • Velocity Networks (Data Center in Hawthorne) – 2011
  • Pacific Host – 2013
  • E-Solutions – 2014
  • Santa Barbara Web Hosting – 2014
  • Secure Live – 2017

With regard to the future of Add2Net, Chase Riddle, COO, said, “Going forward, we will continue to be hyper-focused on the exacting needs of our most demanding clients. This includes continuing to offer top tier Dedicated, VPS, and Cloud-based web hosting solutions, as well as complementing services, through our HostLabs brand.“

“We’re excited about the possibilities that this acquisition brings to HostPapa, including strengthening our position in the United States,” said Jamie Opalchuk, HostPapa’s CEO.

About HostLabs

We are your 20+ years homegrown Dedicated, VPS and Exchange hosting provider that is committed to server and network uptime, better-than-best performance hosting, managed services that perfectly match your needs, as well as an invincible 24/7/365 US support and engineering team of nerdy ninjas ready to transform your infrastructure to a secure-scalable-flexible future! Visit for more information.

About HostPapa

HostPapa, based in Burlington, Ontario, is a web hosting and cloud-based service provider to small businesses across the globe. HostPapa’s commitment is to provide a complete array of enterprise-grade solutions to every small business owner. These services, traditionally out of reach to smaller businesses, are offered in a one-stop-shop, making it quick and easy for customers to select the services they need to grow their business. HostPapa backs these offerings with 24-7 award-winning multi-lingual customer support provided by the PapaSquad team of experts. To learn more, please visit