|By Business Wire||
|May 15, 2014 02:23 PM EDT||
HostGator, a leading provider of cloud technology web presence solutions for small business owners, today took another step towards becoming one of the world’s most recognized and preferred hosting brands, launching HostGator China and HostGator Russia.
The new, localized, in-language offerings are in addition to HostGator’s already established operations in India, Brazil, and the United States.
HostGator’s General Manager, Adam Farrar, said customers who choose HostGator China or HostGator Russia can expect an integrated, in-language experience with a localized control panel and in-language service and support, as well as competitive pricing and promotions offered in the local currency.
“Our sites in India and the United States were already receiving a steady flow of traffic, including from business owners and entrepreneurs in China and Russia, so extending our platform, service, and support to these markets made sense,” said Farrar. “While we have developed these offerings specifically for these emerging markets, they will be underpinned by the Gator ethos of customer service and support.”
HostGator is the second brand from parent company Endurance International Group (NASDAQ:EIGI) to enter the growing Chinese market and is Endurance’s first brand to enter Russia.
Hari Ravichandran, CEO of Endurance, said the company’s global strategy is about making a compelling, in-language offering with the intent of replicating the success of HostGator around the world. “We are excited to extend the HostGator brand into key growth markets like Russia and China.”
“We have successfully established HostGator offerings in India and Brazil over the last few years, and now is the time to continue this international expansion as we work to deliver our solutions to individuals and small business owners wherever they are in the world,” he said.
HostGator is an international provider of cloud-based web presence solutions, committed to delivering first-class guidance to its customers. Founded in 2002, HostGator is the perfect web partner for business owners and individuals seeking hands-on, scope-free support. A wide range of options includes web hosting, reseller hosting, VPS hosting and dedicated servers. HostGator is based in Texas, with offices in Houston and Austin, and offshore enterprises in Brazil and India. Snappy is the company's internationally recognized mascot. For more information, visit www.HostGator.com.
About Endurance International Group
Endurance International Group is a leading provider of cloud-based platform solutions designed to help small and medium-sized businesses succeed online. Less than 20 years old, Endurance serves over 3.6 million subscribers through a family of brands that includes Bluehost, HostGator, Domain.com, FatCow, iPage, BigRock and MOJO Marketplace. Endurance is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, has a presence in Asia and the Americas, and employs over 2,600 people. Endurance provides a comprehensive suite of over 150 products and services that includes web presence and mobile sites, email and e-commerce solutions, as well as more advanced offerings, such as SEO services, scalable computing, security, storage and backup, online marketing and productivity solutions. For more information, visit www.endurance.com.
This press release may contain “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding our growth in emerging markets, including China and Russia, our multi-brand strategies, and our plans for international expansion. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, plans, objectives, expectations, beliefs and intentions and other statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts and statements identified by words such as “expect”, “towards,” “intent,” “extend,” “will”, “expansion” or words of similar meaning. Actual results may differ materially from our expectations as a result of various important factors. For additional discussion of these and other factors, please refer to our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Any forward-looking statements represent our views only as of today and we do not assume any obligation to update such statements.
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