|[August 19, 2014]
Datapipe Acquires Layered Tech, Extends Leadership in Secure and Compliant Managed Cloud Services
JERSEY CITY, N.J. --(Business Wire)--
Datapipe (News - Alert), a global provider of cloud and managed services and a Leader
in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Cloud Enabled Hosting, today announced
its acquisition of managed hosting and cloud company Layered Tech. The
acquisition will fuel Datapipe's continued growth and leadership in
delivering secure and compliant managed cloud services, as well as its
expansion into the Government sector with FISMA and FedRAMP compliant
Federal cloud offerings.
Expanding the choice and control of managed cloud hosting to Clients
and the Market:
Strengthening of Datapipe's Enterprise Cloud Risk Management solution,
bringing together security and compliant managed cloud solutions which
guarantees that a customer's environment will pass an audit from
properly sanctioned regulators, as well as contracting and liability
options that transfer the risk of running public cloud services to
Delivering a first of a kind Hybrid Cloud Solution to Federal
customers. Government agencies, departments and programs will be able
to leverage Datapipe's Hybrid Cloud offerings, including Managed
Services for AWS (Amazon Web Services (News - Alert)), and tailor their cloud
solutions to a unique sets of requirements.
Enhancing the value for current Layered Tech clients through a
comprehensive suite of managed hosting and cloud services delivered
through Datapipe's exceptional service, a world-class network, and
global data center footprint.
Key benefits to Datapipe as part of this acquisition:
Expands Datapipe's range and reach into the Federal market with
unique, innovative and fully compliant managed services
Datapipe will become one of the few providers suited to helping
clients meet requirements in Federal Information Security Management
Act (FISMA) compliance environments
Creates further differentiation for Datapipe as it advances its high
value security and compliance cloud solutions to the marketplace -
supporting client's most rigorous of environments
Layered Tech is a midsize, private managed hosting and cloud IaaS
provider. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The
acquisition of Layered Tech will expand Datapipe's data center presence
through additional locations in Kansas City, Missouri; Denver, Colorado;
and Dallas, Texas.
As part of this acquisition Datapipe is announcing the formation of the
Datapipe Government Solutions business unit, a division of Datapipe Inc.
Dan Tudahl, former President and General Manager of Layered Tech
Government Solutions, will serve as President and General Manager of
this new unit. Datapipe Government Solutions provides secure cloud and
managed hosting services with a reputation for unparalleled customer
support and a track record for consistently meeting the stringent
security requirements of government agencies, system integrators,
resellers and independent software providers.
"We have seen increased client value in delivering secure and compliant
managed cloud solutions that directly connect public cloud platforms,
such as AWS, to our own hosted private cloud and traditional hosted
infrastructure," said Robb Allen, CEO of Datapipe. "With the acquisition
of Layered Tech we are looking forward to providing this unique
combination of security, choice and control to Government clients as
they tackle the complexities of leveraging cloud-based services."
Datapipe is a managed service provider focused on optimizing, managing
and securing mission-critical IT services for the enterprise. Areas of
expertise include private and public cloud, HIPAA, PCI (News - Alert) compliance,
security, database, network, storage, disaster recovery and migration.
Datapipe operates data centers in influential technical and financial
markets including New York Metro, Ashburn VA, Silicon Valley, Iceland,
London, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore.
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