Sunday, June 4, 2023

Edge Centers buys Australian operator Host Networks

Australian data center company Edge Centers has acquired Queensland-based operator Host Networks.

Terms of the deal, announced this week, haven’t been shared.

in agreement, Edge Centers will acquire a 550 kW, 130 rack facility in Brisbane’s Eight Mile Plains area, expandable to 200 racks and 800 kW.

Edge Centers said that over the next 12 months the facility will be upgraded to align with other Edge Center facilities with Tier III quality design, construction and operation. 11 carriers are present at the facility.

“As we embark on this strategic acquisition of a next-generation data center, we are investing not only in physical infrastructure, but also in the future of our organization. This acquisition will provide our valued customers with innovation, Strengthens our commitment to provide scalability and unparalleled services John Ives, CEO De Edge Centers, “With this new addition to our portfolio, we are poised to enhance our capabilities, expand our reach and unlock the limitless possibilities in the digital age.”

Host Networks was founded in 1998 to provide hosting and colocation services, and was acquired by Anvia Holdings Corporation in 2019. The company was sold to cyber security firm 3D Pioneer Systems in 2021 for $2.6 million.

The Eight Mile Plains data center, located at 53 Brandel Street, opened in 2007 and was upgraded in 2018. The company moved from AAPT to Powertel’s data center premises in Queen Street, Brisbane and the data center in Wickham Street, Fortress Valley.

Earlier this year, Edge Centers acquires US hosting provider Hyson, The company operates the space at a neutrality facility in St. Louis, Missouri. In 2022, Edge Centers acquires local rival DC Matrix and acquired two Australian facilities in Sippy Downs, Queensland and the Gold Coast. In 2021, the company also acquired the Snotification weather app from Lurado Software for weather forecasting.

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