Harness Technology today announced that they have acquired the web hosting accounts from Focus SEM, a privately held provider of search engine optimization (SEO) services. Financial terms were not disclosed.
The companies have already closed the transaction and Harness Technology has already moved the accounts to their servers. They will send out client notifications and welcome messages within the next few days.
Focus SEM’s services include search engine optimization, website development, web hosting, pay-per-click management and other related services. With the new acquisition, Harness Technology now manages the web hosting accounts and can also offer website design, redesign and maintenance services to these newly acquired clients. Focus SEM has reorganized to focus on other services, such as pay-per-click (PPC) management.
Harness Technology singled-out Focus SEM’s website-related services as a crucial aspect of the acquisition.
“This transaction demonstrates Harness Technology’s vision and commitment to providing website development, hosting and maintenance services to Oregon’s Willamette Valley and beyond,” said Wendell T. Harness, owner and founder of Harness Technology, in a statement. “As the conglomerate web development and hosting world continues to grow, we intend to focus on local customer service, business relationships and quality of service.”
“We feel strongly about serving the Salem area with quality website services,” says Harness. “This helps us move forward and gives us more local reach and stability.”
Harness Technology now offers a portfolio of web services, including responsive web design, custom website development, social media marketing, community management, web hosting, and website maintenance. They can also help with setting up and managing cloud-based services like Google Apps for Work, Dropbox and more.
Clients already hosted with Harness Technology include established companies, organizations and people such as White’s Electronics, VanNatta Public Relations, Salem Mayor Anna Peterson, Willamette Humane Society, GeoLine, and many more.