Palomino Inc. Completes Acquisition of GCIS Inc. to
Increase Cloud Hosting and Application Support Solutions in Times of COVID-19
Toronto, ON, August 6, 2020 - Today Palomino Inc., a leader in cloud-based software development and web application management services, announced it completed the acquisition of GCIS Inc., including sub brands VivosWeb.com, JustHosting.com, SupportGuru.ca, Media-Hosts.com, Stablenetworks.ca, HebergementCanada.ca and RoyaltyNetworks.com. This acquisition adds more dedicated hosting and co-location services, SEO / SEM / Wordpress capabilities and a 24/7 dedicated support team that provides around the clock support for Palomino clients’ mission critical systems.
“Palomino has always had success anticipating our clients' needs and providing services that meet our clients’’ needs. As our output of professional services grows, this acquisition adds both talented developers and infrastructure.” said Markus Latzel, President and CEO of Palomino. “This will serve more clients migrating from on-prem infrastructure into the Cloud which is more critical that ever as Canada recovers from the COVID-19 crisis.”
“We are bringing together two strong teams, I am excited to have the founder and CEO of GCIS, Amro Awaidah, join our team as Director of Operations.” said Markus. "We are especially excited about opportunities for new service offerings to our combined client base. Stay tuned to hear upcoming announcements about the fourth generation of Palomino's WebPal™ Cloud Application Server platform.”
Palomino completed the acquisition of GCIS, which includes multiple brands and teams in two different time zones, with the help of BDC Capital and despite limitations imposed by COVID-19. The teams will merge service operations effective immediately.
About Palomino & GCIS
Palomino started in 2001 with the vision of providing a highly sophisticated and user friendly content management systems. From this vision WebPal™ Cloud Server was born, which provides a simple and well designed environment for content management, collaboration and document sharing applications. On this platform, Palomino provides services including Application Development, Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence, Internet Portals and Managed Cloud Hosting. GCIS was founded in 2012 and provides office an data center services in downtown Hamilton, Ontario, as well as web solutions including SEO/SEM/CMS services and white-labeled 24/7 technical support services.