Summit and iNSYNQ did not indicate whether the ransomware attack influenced or forced the iNSYNQ asset sale. Financial terms of the asset sale were note disclosed. And iNSYNQ executive leadership was not quoted in the assets sale announcement.
Summit Hosting Acquires iNSYNQ Assets: Details
In a prepared statement, Summit Hosting says the deal is a strategic step for the managed application hosting provider as it moves deeper into cloud and desktop as a service (DaaS) capabilities. The deal also means "increased security, flexibility and stability for iNSYNQ customers," Summit said, without referring to the iNSYNQ ransomware attack.
In a prepared statement, Summit Hosting CEO Stanley Kania:
“We are thrilled to welcome iNSYNQ customers to the Summit Hosting family. Over the past 20 years, iNSYNQ has built an incredible business empowering accounting professionals to do their jobs effectively. This transaction continues Summit’s rapid and strategic growth, and expands Summit’s unmatched offerings for accounting professionals and SMBs looking for secure and reliable cloud solutions.”
iNSYNQ customers will "have the option to move over to the Summit platform quickly, giving them the increased security, flexibility, and stability of their own dedicated server," Summit added in a statement.
Summit Hosting: Business Background
Summit Hosting was founded by Stanley Kania and Warren Patterson in 2016 through the merging of myownASP.com and NovelAspect.com. The company is a cloud hosting provider for QuickBooks and Sage Programs in North America.