Plesk Sold to Oakley Capital for $105M

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  1. Jonathan

    Jonathan Woohoo Administrator Verified Provider

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    http://www.thewhir.com/web-hosting-news/oakley-capital-acquires-plesk-for-105-million

    Can Plesk just make up their mind what they want to do, who they want to be?
     
  2. Lee

    Lee Retired Staff Retired Staff Verified Provider

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    What, like more ram and cpu? :)
     
  3. Jonathan

    Jonathan Woohoo Administrator Verified Provider

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    I have no idea o_O
     
  4. arussell

    arussell New Member

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    Having seen their plans at WHD.global a couple months ago it seems like they want to move away from small hosters and focus on the really big players, companies like GoDaddy, 123-reg, etc.
     
  5. ChrisM

    ChrisM Cocktail Enthusiast Moderator Verified Provider

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    This is all I have to say.

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  6. Licensecart

    Licensecart Active Member

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    Interesting they bought out ModernBill and then sell Plesk to another :eek:
     
  7. Jonathan

    Jonathan Woohoo Administrator Verified Provider

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    Parallel's bought MB shortly after they bought Plesk is memory serves right. Plesk had already been severed from Parallels/Odin/whatever prior to this acquisition.
     
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  9. raindog308

    raindog308 vpsBoard Premium Member Moderator

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    You guys did Plesk at one point...could have sworn...
     
  10. Jonathan

    Jonathan Woohoo Administrator Verified Provider

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    Did. As in past tense. There's a reason for that.
     
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  11. ChuckC

    ChuckC New Member

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    Just me or Plesk is like that one girl in high school ...
     
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  12. rmcdougal01

    rmcdougal01 New Member

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    Plesk is very obtuse, they need to take a retreat to some remote mountain to re-design the entire scheme they are using and the one thing they have to do is to switch from PostFix to Exim I mean PostFix is a great CORPORATE email server but for web hosting is just not that great, corporate environment do not change much, however, web hosting is always changing.
     
  13. Jonathan

    Jonathan Woohoo Administrator Verified Provider

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    Postfix is better than Qmail...
     
  14. CenTex Hosting

    CenTex Hosting Member Verified Provider

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    I think Plesk made out with the better end of that deal. I can't even recall when the last time a customer asked for that to be loaded.