WP Engine Acquires Flywheel
WordPress news. In one of the biggest WordPress acquisitions ever, WP Engine announced that they’ve acquired Flywheel, another popular managed WordPress host.
The numbers aren’t public, but this helps WP Engine move towards a $1 Billion valuation, as it prepares for an IPO in the somewhat-near future. Flywheel’s recurring annual revenue was $18 million at the time of the acquisition, compared to $132 million for WP Engine.
Flywheel Review (WordPress Hosting): Hands-On and Performance Tested
In general, Flywheel offers stellar performance powered by the Google Cloud platform, has a custom hosting management dashboard that’s a joy to use, and offers a bunch of helpful features, especially if you’re a freelancer or agency who builds WordPress websites for clients.