Epsilon, a privately owned global communications service provider, has acquired the assets and operations of Metcom Network Services, a leading provider of connectivity and colocation services across the greater New York metro market. The acquisition accelerates Epsilon’s growth in the U.S. and enables it to deliver cloud-centric networking in the most mature cloud market in the world.
Metcom’s mix of colocation services, interconnection and dark fiber connectivity across key data center sites in greater New York mirrors Epsilon’s Global Hubs in Singapore, Hong Kong and London. The acquisition enables Epsilon to replicate its offering in New York and deliver cloud-centric networking to a growing list of U.S.-based customers.
“This acquisition builds on our tremendous momentum in the growing cloud connectivity market and pushes our business to a new level,” said Jerzy Szlosarek, CEO at Epsilon.
Epsilon gains interconnect, cross connect and colocation facilities at 60 Hudson, 75 Broad Street, and PoP’s at 111 8th Avenue, 32 Ave of the Americas and various other key telecoms hubs in the New York metro market.
“Epsilon is a trusted brand with a track record of success in the communications market,” said Mark DuMoulin Sr., Founder and President at Metcom. “Its unique cloud-centric networking proposition will benefit our customers and give them new access to regional and global markets. We’re excited to join a thriving business with a Platform as a Service (PaaS) model that simplifies and accelerates how connectivity is delivered.”
With the acquisition, Epsilon’s Director of Global Procurement & Access Management Paul Verhoeven becomes its General Manager, Americas. Verhoeven brings more than 18 years of experience to his role with extensive knowledge of the Global and U.S. telecoms market. He will lead Epsilon’s growth across the Americas with a focus on expanding its reach in U.S. metro markets and building Channel relationships. He is based in New York City.
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