August 16, 2010 in FileMaker (F)
[prMac.com] Simi Valley, California - geist interactive announced today that it had agreed to acquire Worldcloud, a leading FileMaker Hosting and Cloud Services Provider, with data centers located world wide. The agreement took effect on August, 1st, 2010.
Todd Geist, a leading FileMaker consultant and developer, and the owner of geist interactive, has long been interested in the hosting business. When asked why geist interactive was so interested in hosting, Todd said, "As the mobile platforms take off, rock solid hosting becomes more and more of an imperative for many businesses. The release of FileMaker Go represents a dramatic shift in the FileMaker world, and if you want to take advantage of this new opportunity, it is hard to ignore the benefits of hosting your FileMaker solution in the cloud. Your data is available to you anywhere and now on more devices than ever!"
When asked why he chose to reach a deal with Worldcloud, Todd said, "Over the years we have worked on many projects with the people at WorldCloud. We have always had a great working relationship with them. Their combination of price, performance and features are hard to beat. It just seemed the obvious choice."
John Sindelar of SeedCode had this to say about the deal. "I'm thrilled that Todd Geist is taking charge of WorldCloud. With many of our clients choosing to deploy our calendar solutions from remote servers, we rely on hosting providers that *know FileMaker*, not just hosting. Having worked with Todd for years, and frequently returning to his ideas and white papers, I can tell you that Todd *knows* FileMaker and will bring this invaluable experience to his hosting services."
Worldcloud offers a complete line of hosting services worldwide across its multiple points of presence; including dedicated virtual servers, shared FileMaker Hosting, MySQL, Citrix XenApp Servers, and Microsoft vApp Servers. The two companies will continue to operate under their current names.
Worldcloud provides dedicated servers and datacenters for experienced administrators and developers, built on its various points of presence worldwide. Worldcloud provides the infrastructure to many of the leading FileMaker businesses, developers and hosting companies.