vXchnge Extends Reach with Acquisition of Eight Data Centers
By: Blair Felter on May 4, 2015
vXchnge’s footprint extends to 15 markets in North America
TAMPA, FLORIDA – May 4, 2015 – vXchnge, a carrier-neutral colocation services provider, today announced it has acquired eight data centers from Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS). The acquisition is consistent with vXchnge’s strategy to acquire high-quality assets which support existing and new customer deployments in markets across the U.S.
“We see tremendous opportunities directly tied to this transaction. It accelerates our strategic presence in ‘edge’ based marketplaces for companies to grow their businesses. These marketplaces operate as deployment points for our customers’ network-enabled applications and cloud services that require safe, secure and resilient data centers,” said Keith Olsen, Chief Executive Officer of vXchnge.
“A key point to this transaction is that we retain the data center operation teams in each location. These operation teams have been delighting customers for years, and these markets, data centers and employees add to our existing footprint, which increases our operating scale and market reach,” Olsen continued.
vXchnge will integrate the applicable Sungard AS business operations, staff and customer base, ensuring that each data center meets all vXchnge standards for customer service and operational excellence. vXchnge will work with Sungard AS to ensure a smooth transition period for the customers involved.
vXchnge is a leading carrier-neutral colocation services provider dedicated to improving the business performance of its customers. vXchnge’s broad geographic footprint puts its customers at “the Edge” – in locations where they can serve customers locally and reach more businesses and consumers, in more markets. For more information on gaining an edge, visit www.vxchnge.com or connect on Twitter and LinkedIn.
About Blair Felter
As the Marketing Director at vXchnge, Blair is responsible for managing every aspect of the growth marketing objective and inbound strategy to grow the brand. Her passion is to find the topics that generate the most conversations.