j2 Global Communications Shortens Name To j2 Global

Los Angeles-based j2 Global Communications, the provider of online FAX, telecommunications, email, online backup, and other services, announced this morning that it is shortening its named to simply j2 Global. The company said the name change is a result of expansion into non-phone number-centric services. j2 Global has been expanding into adjacent markets such as unified communications, online backup, email marketing, and more in the last year or so, most recently acquiring Irish online backup service C Infinity. j2 GLobal is headed by Hemi Zucker.