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j2 Global buys UK email security and management business

j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM) said it has announced the acquisition of Critical Software Ltd., a UK-based email security and management company operating under the brand name iCritical.

This acquisition expands j2´s UK and European email security customer base; sales, support and technical expertise; and infrastructure. It also expands the company´s local presence in the UK, with localized technical expertise, support teams and data centers, which are critical to garnering customer confidence in j2´s cloud services, including iCritical´s suite of email security, web security and secure email archiving services.

Terms of the acquisitions were not disclosed and the financial impact to j2 is not expected to be material.

j2 Global and its affiliates provide Internet services globally through two divisions: business cloud services and digital media. As of December 31, 2013, j2 had achieved 18 consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth. For more information, visit


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