365 Data Centers buys 24,000 sqf New York data centre from mindSHIFT
The transaction brings the company’s total number of data centres to 12, increases its carrier network PoPs to 156, and expands its presence in the data-intensive Northeast.
365 Data Centers has acquired a data centre facility in Long Island, New York from mindSHIFT Technologies.
The data centre is located at 500 Commack Road in Commack, Long Island. mindSHIFT will remain actively involved at the data centre, continuing to offer its managed IT infrastructure and support services and technologies to its customers locally on Long Island and throughout the United States.
This transaction closed within four months after 365 Data Centers acquired its 11th data centre, which is in Bridgewater, New Jersey.
Both recently added data centres are approximately 40 miles from New York City in opposite directions and further 365’s disciplined eastern U.S. market strategy.
365 now operates redundantly interconnected data centres in Boca Raton, Bridgewater, Buffalo, Chicago, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Indianapolis, Long Island, Nashville, NYC, Philadelphia, Tampa, and 25 other PoPs nationally.
The highly resilient 24,000 sqf Long Island data centre is a Tier III facility built in 2016 to support complex IT and cloud demands.
“We’re thrilled to add this recently constructed, top tier data centre to our IT infrastructure portfolio, count mindSHIFT among our valued customers, and welcome mindSHIFT’s facilities employees to our team of facility and service professionals,” said Bob DeSantis, CEO of 365 Data Centers.
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“Our early acquisitions provided a platform that the 365 team transformed into a highly competitive, customer-focused, and scalable business.
“This, in turn, enabled committed growth capital to fund the two recent acquisitions and others to come in 2020.
“The Long Island data centre will further accommodate the highly-dense colocation, network, and cloud requirements of our customers and support the internal growth we have in store for 2020.”
As part of the agreement, mindSHIFT will become a long-term customer of 365 and continue to leverage the Long Island data centre to provide mindSHIFT’s customers with colocation and connectivity services.
“We’re pleased to transition the data centre facility operation and management to 365 Data Centers, which will enable mindSHIFT to be more nimble, adjust to current market conditions and align our delivery of high-quality IT services to our Commack-based customers,” said Bob Lamendola, Vice President, IT Infrastructure and Support, mindSHIFT.
“We look forward to continuing to provide mindSHIFT’s local and national customers with industry-leading service under this new arrangement, which is consistent with the reliable, cost-effective approach we have used for years in our other four U.S data centres.”
As part of the business transaction, 365 Data Centers and mindSHIFT plan to enter into a co-marketing and cross-selling agreement to support and grow both businesses.
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