j2 Global Buys Landslide Technologies

Los Angeles-based j2 Global, the provider of Internet fax, hosted email, online backup, and other services, is expanding its offerings this morning, saying that it has acquired Landslide Technologies. Landslide is a Boston-based company developing customer relationship management software for small and mid-sized businesses. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. J2 said the acquisition will expand its cloud-based services, adding a customer relationship management (CRM) system into its portfolio. J2 Global has recently been broadening its offerings, including acquiring a number of online storage and backup firms.