Ethernet network and cloud hosting company BSO
has acquired global network services provider IX Reach. Award-winning BSO was established in 2004 and has a global reach including a presence in London, United Kingdom, New Jersey, United States, Nanterre, France and Dubai, United Arab Emirates. “Experts in low-latency connectivity and colocation,” the company provides infrastructure and connectivity to the world’s financial institutions and trading firms. It has 103 data centers globally and its network is available in 23 countries. Financial aspects of its acquisition of IX Reach have yet to be released.
IX Reach, which has headquarters in Cheadle, Cheshire, United Kingdom, was established in 2007. Alongside colocation, IX Reach provides global enterprise and wholesale network services. It also offers cloud connectivity services and “low latency global high-speed point-to-point and multipoint capacity”. The company has an “unrivalled partner network of key internet exchanges; data centers, network, and cloud IaaS/PaaS operators”. This network reaches “more than 170 PoPs across Europe, North America, Asia and the Middle East”. BSO’s acquisition of IX Reach is its third over the last year and a half and underscores its strategy of growth through acquisitions and mergers.
“Our global M&A strategy remains on pace and acquiring IX Reach cements our reputation as the network provider of choice for financial services, cloud providers and technology businesses,” explained BSO’s CEO and founder, Michael Ourabah. “Combining the vast experience, international footprint and R&D capabilities of the two companies together enables us to deliver the next generation of network, cloud and services. We are really looking forward to continuing to define standards in an ever-changing landscape. The seamless and automated Global Infrastructure Fabric that we have engineered is second to none and will enable clients in any region and vertical markets to integrate their infrastructure needs effortlessly.”Do you know of any other companies involved in acquisitions? Let us know the details. Add your comments below.