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Email Services Provider FuseMail® Acquires Assets of MXSweep

j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQGS:JCOM), the global provider of Internet services, today announced that its FuseMail® business has acquired the assets of MXSweep, the Ireland-based provider of email security services.

Offering cloud-based security services across Europe for eight years, MXSweep serves thousands of customers, from SMBs to large corporations and government agencies, with a suite of hosted solutions that include email security, archiving and encryption.

Protecting business email for 20 years, FuseMail supports more than 25 million corporate email inboxes around the world. Its comprehensive suite of hosted email protection solutions includes email security, encryption, archiving and continuity — as well as hosted business email and hosted Microsoft Exchange. Acquiring the assets of MXSweep expands FuseMail’s footprint across Europe.

“MXSweep is a trusted provider of email security solutions for organisations across Europe and around the world,” said Harmeet Singh, Managing Director of FuseMail. “We are already expanding our technical, administrative and account-management teams to support MXSweep’s existing customers and resellers across Europe, who have developed longstanding and loyal relationships with the company.”

Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed and the financial impact to j2 is not expected to be material.

Learn more at www.fusemail.com/.

About FuseMail

FuseMail is an advanced managed email solutions provider that for more than 20 years has been ensuring the secure and reliable delivery of corporate email messages. Providing email solutions to more than 25 million mailboxes, FuseMail offers a range of cloud-based services including sophisticated spam and virus filtering, email archiving, encryption, continuity, hosted Microsoft Exchange and hosted webmail. Learn more at www.fusemail.com. FuseMail is a brand and registered trademark of the Business Cloud Services Division of j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services.

About j2 Global

j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media. The Business Cloud Services Division offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions. It markets its services principally under the brand names eFax®, eVoice®, FuseMail®, Campaigner®, KeepItSafe®, Livedrive® and Onebox®, and operates a messaging network spanning 49 countries on six continents. The Digital Media Division offers technology, gaming and lifestyle content through its digital properties, which include PCMag.comIGN.com, AskMen.com, Toolbox.com and others. The Digital Media Division also operates NetShelter® Powered by BuyerBase®, an advanced digital ad targeting platform, and Ziff Davis B2B, a leading provider of research to enterprise buyers and leads to IT vendors. As of December 31, 2013, j2 had achieved 18 consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth. For more information about j2, please visit www.j2global.com.

“Safe Harbor” Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Certain statements in this Press Release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on management's current expectations or beliefs and are subject to numerous assumptions, risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. These factors and uncertainties include, among other items: the ability to successfully integrate MXSweep into FuseMail and the numerous other factors set forth in j2 Global′s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). For a more detailed description of the risk factors and uncertainties affecting j2 Global and its Business Cloud Services Division in particular, refer to j2's 2013 Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on March 3, 2014, and the other reports filed by j2 Global from time-to-time with the SEC, each of which is available at www.sec.gov and at www.investor.j2global.com. The forward-looking statements provided in this press release are based on limited information available to j2 Global at this time, which is subject to change. Although management's expectations may change after the date of this press release, j2 Global undertakes no obligation to revise or update these statements.

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