By Alex Wrobel The Wall St. Journal April 19, 2018 11:16:25The merger of Google and Cloudflares’ DNS servers has sparked a storm of criticism and accusations of consolidation among a range of online services.
The companies announced Tuesday that they will merge their domains to create the Internet’s largest DNS provider, the third such deal in less than two years.
The deal, which could be completed by the end of this year, is the latest example of the consolidation that is taking place in the DNS industry, which relies heavily on a global network of Internet service providers and domain registrars.
The merge could add more than a dozen major names to the list of companies to which Google, which sells advertising and search to consumers, has been added as a member in recent years.
Cloudflaves new CEO, Eric Geller, who joined the company in March, is a Google veteran who previously served as Google’s director of cloud computing and was instrumental in Google’s efforts to merge with Yahoo in 2013.
He also is a former chief technology officer at Cisco Systems, one of the world’s biggest telecommunications companies.
In the last few years, several big names have joined the ranks of companies that compete with Cloudflakes DNS, including Yahoo and Comcast, which has its own DNS server, Comcast.com.
The other major names in the cloud-hosting business include Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, Rackspace and Google.
Amazon Web Servers owns both Amazon Web and EC2, which means it will continue to offer customers access to AWS’ cloud computing services.
Google will become the new owner of Cloudflights, which will offer its own EC2-based DNS service.
CloudFlares’ other major customers include Microsoft, eBay, and LinkedIn.
The new owners of CloudFlames DNS will be named CloudFlowers, but Cloudflashes founders declined to give their names.
CloudBlast, a popular hosting provider, said it would sell CloudFlasts to Google in an online auction.
Cloudfire, another Cloudflowers competitor, said its customers will continue using CloudFlaws DNS, which was formerly known as Cloudflas.
CloudFire is owned by CloudFlake and CloudFlakes parent company Nextcloud, which also owns Nextcloud DNS.
CloudCloud, a cloud-service provider, and CloudFlash, another cloud-server provider, are also among the names announced Tuesday.
CloudFlash said in a statement that it was not aware of any agreements with other entities, and did not have a comment on the announcement.
Amazon said in its statement that its cloud-based infrastructure partners “will continue to provide services to CloudFlaves customers” and that the company will continue “to offer customers AWS-certified access to Cloudflaws DNS service.”
Amazon and Google announced the merger in May and said the deal will give the two companies a combined 50 percent share of the market.
Google and Amazon said the merger will allow CloudFlazes to offer its customers cloud computing as a service and cloud computing hosting as an option.
CloudFLASTS DNS service was launched in 2017 and is used by more than 3 million sites around the world, including those of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google and the World Wide Web Consortium.
Cloudhosts, which is part of Nextcloud and Cloudfire and serves more than 6 million sites, was founded in 2006 by David M. Shipp.
In a statement, Shipp said that the merger was made possible by Amazon Web Service’s merger with Rackspace, which provides CloudFlasks DNS service, along with Nextcloud’s merger to CloudFire.
CloudHosts had already been in the business of providing a free cloud hosting service for customers.
Shipped with the CloudFlas DNS name, it is the only provider offering free access to its service.
Nextcloud was founded by the same people who founded CloudFlase.
It was launched as a cloud hosting company in 2006 and was renamed CloudFlast in 2015.
Cloudblasters DNS service offers free DNS hosting, with prices starting at $7 per month and increasing with new domains.
It also offers free hosting for organizations who purchase additional domain names.
Its DNS service is designed to be managed by an organization’s internal infrastructure and is managed on-demand, enabling organizations to easily manage their own DNS configuration and performance.
The cloud hosting providers also offer a cloud service that they call CloudFlashes DNS, an internal service that lets users sign up for cloud hosting services through their own web servers and domains.
Amazon announced in July that it had bought Cloudflax, which had been part of CloudHost.
It will continue providing CloudFlax customers with a free hosting service.
The two companies have been negotiating to merge the DNS business for several years.
Amazon has been trying to sell its CloudFlash DNS service since last year and announced in June that it would buy Nextcloud. Amazon