WebPros® Announces Acquisition of NIXStats



HOUSTON, TexasWebPros, a leader in hosting infrastructure, billing, and virtualization automation, today (March 25, 2021) announced the acquisition of NIXStats, the company best known for its intelligent server performance and uptime management platform. NIXStats joins other WebPros companies, including hosting management solutions cPanel®, Plesk®, and WHMCS®, to provide a comprehensive suite of solutions and broaden their capabilities to their expanding set of partners and customers.

NIXStats delivers unparalleled insight into server performance and uptime management by leveraging a suite of comprehensive and proprietary technologies that are tightly integrated into the NIXStats platform. This unique approach allows NIXStats to provide clear and concise reporting while dramatically reducing false positives. NIXStats and its integrated decision engine can be deployed into any customer environment, enabling customers to manage their servers proactively and isolate and react to real-time events and alerts to maintain maximum performance uptime.

Customers rely on cPanel, Plesk, and WHMCS to deliver exceptional insights and automation on their hosting infrastructure.” said Jens Meggers, Chief Executive Officer, WebPros. “NIXStats empowers our customers to make data-driven decisions on infrastructure in record time without compromising uptime and performance. When customers integrate NIXStats into their hosting environments, they benefit from increased awareness at a lower cost.

NIXStats is the most recent acquisition for WebPros. Other prominent WebPros companies include infrastructure management and automation companies cPanel, Plesk, and WHMCS, digital marketing solution XOVI, and SolusIO virtualization infrastructure management software. For more information about WebPros, visit webpros.com.

NIXStats founder Vincent van Megen will join the company as Head of Monitoring.

About WebPros

Founded in early 2017, WebPros is bringing together widely-used web-based digitalization solutions. Continually adding new brands and products to its portfolio, in its current formula, WebPros encompasses comprehensive hosting and server management platforms cPanel and Plesk, infrastructure management SolusIO, billing automation platform WHMCS, and SEO suite XOVI. The latest addition to the WebPros family is the server monitoring platform NIXStats. Under the WebPros canopy, these independent companies are continually exploring synergies in pursuit of responding to the challenges of web professionals everywhere. For more information, visit webpros.com. “WebPros” is a trademark of WebPros HoldCo B.V. “cPanel” is a registered trademark of cPanel, L.L.C. “Plesk” is a registered trademark of Plesk International GmbH. “WHMCS” is a registered trademark of WHMCS Limited.


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As the world’s top internet infrastructure industry event, CloudFest helps set the tone for our industry. A who’s who of partners, leaders, consumers, end users, and executives gather in Europa Park, Germany, for presentations, discussions, product launches and demos, face-to-face meetings, and so much more.

We appreciate the opportunity that CloudFest provides us to not only showcase the flagship brands of our ecosystem (cPanel, Plesk, and WHMCS), but also connect with our partners and colleagues. We had an amazing time meeting one-on-one and attending the myriad of presentations, keynotes, and panels.

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Our very own CTO of Cloud Platform and Incubation Projects, Jan Loeffler, kicked things off with his keynote presentation “WordPress by the Numbers.”

This guide to the galaxy of WordPress revealed there are over two billion hostnames worldwide, over 717 million of which are active within the WebPros domain database, and over 80 million of those hostnames are running WordPress as its primary CMS.

Jan went on to reveal some of our research, including that 60% of websites are built by web age

ncies and web professionals, and that over 80% of agencies resell hosting. It was also shared that 1 out of every 3 WordPress websites on the internet are powered by a WebPros control panel, either cPanel or Plesk.

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WebPros Product Managers Adam Wien and Andrey Kugaevskiy presented “WordPress & WebPros: Elevating UX & Fortifying Security in the WordPress Universe.”

This served as the official launch of our two new WordPress-centric products: WP Guardian and WP Squared. Andrey and Adam led the audience through how to leverage these products to deliver top-notch management of WordPress site with WP Squared and industry-leading protection of WordPress websites with WP Guardian.

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“The Influence of AI in Hosting: Expanding Your Revenue Horizons” was also presented by Jan Loeffler.

By bridging the gap between his own grandfather’s local winery 30 years ago and today’s eCommerce-centric global storefront, Jan led the captive audience into the modern world of AI-driven solutions and how to leverage these solutions for smarter resource allocation, predictive maintenance, enhanced security, and overall pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the cloud and hosting market in general.

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Hendrik Koehler, Director of Product Management of Sitejet, presented a masterclass entitled “Sitejet Builder for cPanel and Plesk: Unlocking Profit Potential.” By framing the dramatically changing hosting market against the growth of SaaS providers alongside WordPress, Hendrick presented Sitejet Builder as the user-friendly, feature-packed, and overall powerful tool that it is.

With its inclusion within both cPanel and Plesk, Hendrick illustrated exactly how Sitejet Builder enables users to launch optimized websites and stay competitive in an increasingly aggressive and expanding space.

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CloudFest is always a whirlwind event, filled with fruitful meetings, interesting and compelling presentations, discussions, product demonstrations, as well as the spontaneous interactions and overall unexpectedness we’ve come to appreciate that all coalesce into CloudFest being the outstanding event that it is.

Of course we’ll be returning to Europa Park again in 2025, but first: June 5-8, 2024, is CloudFest USA in Austin, Texas; we’ll see you there, pard’ner!

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