Rogers Communications (TSX:RCI.A) has acquired Internetworking Atlantic to provide enhanced technology solutions and services for businesses and public sector clients in Atlantic Canada. The acquisition is intended to enable Rogers to offer greater local expertise in the areas of cloud computing, data center services, fiber networking and professional services.
As part of the transaction, Rogers gains:
- Halifax-based data center: The acquisition will increase Rogers' national data center footprint to 16 data centers across the country. The Halifax data center provides secure and certified colocation and storage needs to businesses and organizations across the region.
- Virtual and hosted services: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) capabilities run over Internetworking Atlantic's Internet and fiber network.
- Professional services: A team of professionals allows customers to outsource their IT and networking needs while providing them with around-the-clock management and monitoring of services.
- Fiber infrastructure: A fiber footprint across Atlantic Canada.