Hosting, Colocation and Managed Services Provider Hivelocity Acquires IaaS Company Incero.com
November 28, 2018
Hosting, colocation and managed services provider Hivelocity has acquired Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) company Incero LLC (Incero). Hivelocity, which has headquarters in Tampa, Florida, United States, was established in 2001. The company caters to a broad customer base located in more than 130 countries. It has HIPAA, PCI, ISAE-3402, SSAE 16 SOC1 and SOC2 certified data centers in Dallas, Seattle and New York City, and these provide services that include disaster recovery and virtual server options in a number of key US locations.
Incero represents a good fit for Hivelocity’s expansion plans. Financial details of the deal have not been released. Incero was established in 2008 and has offices in in Austin and Dallas, Texas in the United States and Woking in the United Kingdom. The company specializes in “self managed and fully managed enterprise grade dedicated servers” with a focus on self-managed bare-metal servers. Its services are offered through “world-class SSAE 16 data center space” and a multi 10 gigabit, tier 1, Juniper powered network. Incero claims that it hosts “a large portion of the Internet's top 10,000 busiest websites” and its services also underpin a number of key cloud and virtual server providers.
“We are very excited to bring the Hivelocity experience to all of our new customers,” explained Steve Eschweiler COO of Hivelocity. “Our customer centric focus is what continues to foster our growth and what allows us to do things like we accomplished today. I hope our customers, new and old, are just as excited as we are about today’s news. Every one of our customers will benefit from the addition of our 9th, 10th and 11th data centers in what is now 7 highly strategic domestic markets. Soon, our new data centers in Dallas, Seattle and New York will be privately connected to our other data centers in Los Angeles, Miami, Tampa, Atlanta and New York City. This private connectivity between all of our data centers gives us the ability to maximize network performance and allows our customers to exchange data between geo-diverse solutions free, fast and securely. Our new customers from Incero will now have services previously unavailable to them like Private Cloud, Rapid Restore, Managed Services and the ability to instantly deploy Bare-Metal in more than twice as many markets as before,” he added.
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