Automattic Acquires Code Garage

Posted Dec 29, 2012

Automattic is the parent company of the popular blogging platform, WordPress.  Automattic has acquired security company CodeGarage.  Automattic also runs a WordPress backup and security company called VaultPress.  CodeGarage is believed to be one of the best alternatives for the VaultPress service.  CodeGarage allows you to monitor 5 websites per month for $25.  VaultPress charges a flat fee per website.  Peter Butler, one of the founders at Code Garage, is joining Automattic.