Endurance International Group, a publicly traded company that owns several hosting companies, on January 19 told employees it will close its office in Orem, Utah, resulting in layoffs of employees in accounting, customer support, human resources, and training.
The Orem office is home to Bluehost, which hosts more than 2 million websites.Endurance employs more than 3,800 people, with more than 750 Bluehost employees.
The layoffs will impact 440 people, an Endurance spokesperson told VentureBeat.
The spokesperson described the move as consolidation at its Tempe, Arizona, office in an effort to improve customer support.
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