MIDPHASE TO ACQUIRE ANHOSTING/ANHOSTS SHARED CUSTOMER BASE AND COMPANY ASSETS
For immediate release
Chicago, IL - June 7th, 2004 - midPhase Services, Inc., a leading and growing web hosting provider
based in Northwest Chicago-land, announced today that it has entered an agreement with AN Hosting/AN
Hosts to acquire the shared web hosting client base of then Chicago-based website hosting firm.
midPhase will retain the AN Hosting and AN Hosts names and services to shared customers.
The terms of the deal were not disclosed. As part of the agreement, midPhase and AN Hosting
will move to a new office in downtown Chicago.
"Several years ago, AN Hosting broke new ground by offering a remarkable value in web hosting
to its customers. We hope to continue to build and grow from this tradition," said Zak
Boca, co-founder and Vice President of midPhase Services, Inc.
AN Hosting is one of a small group of Chicago-land-based web hosting providers. The close
proximity to midPhase, in Northwest Chicago, allows AN Hosting operations to be easily merged
into midPhase. While the brands will stay separate, midPhase will combine billing, sales,
support and all administrative operations. midPhase will continue to employee much of the AN
Hosting staff, including Mark Choi, co-founder of the company.
"Both of our companies share a similar culture and vision. We will continue to grow
together," said Mark Choi, co-founder of AN Hosting and newly named Vice President of Customer
Care for midPhase Services, Inc.
ABOUT MIDPHASE SERVICES, INC.
midPhase Services, Inc. is a privately held web hosting and Internet services company based
out of Chicago, IL. midPhase provides budget, shared, advanced and other types of web hosting
services to a wide range of clients ranging from small business to individuals. Providing a
robust technological base, and reasonable pricing, midPhase is able to offer customers an
midPhase is able to distinguish itself by offering by including a wide range of value-added
services and products to customers of its basic packages. From free access to billing software
for reseller customers, to a wide range of free website designs and marketing services to all
customers, midPhase provides an invaluable product. This combination of offering and affordability
has helped midPhase retain a record breaking growth pattern, faster than the industry average
every month since inception.