CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 9, 2022–
Unitas Global, a Digital Alpha portfolio company, today announces that it has acquired INAP’s Network Business assets, including INAP Japan, enhancing its portfolio of network service offerings that enable hybrid cloud environments. The combination of these two companies creates a high-growth, next-generation networking platform focused on simplifying how customers purchase network connectivity to enable the seamless movement of data between various cloud and on-premises environments.
The combination of INAP network technologies, including its patented intelligent routing software, Managed Internet Route Optimizer (MIRO), with Unitas Global’s automated design and pricing platform, Unitas Nexus™, and its global network, Unitas Reach™, creates a compelling offering to meet the needs of businesses modernizing their digital infrastructure. Additionally, this acquisition provides Unitas Global with significant expansion to more than a thousand multinational enterprise customers as well as a global network serving 18 markets with Performance IP™.
“We are delighted to have completed the acquisition of INAP’s network business and delighted to welcome their customers, suppliers and employees to the Unitas Global team,” commented Patrick Shutt, CEO of Unitas Global. “The disruptive nature of Unitas’ networking services strategy that enables hybrid cloud environments has become increasingly evident in the marketplace. This acquisition is the next step in becoming the market leader in redefining an agile hybrid cloud for the enterprise,” comments Grant Kirkwood, CTO of Unitas Global.
An additional benefit of the transaction is the synergy of INAP which becomes a strategic client of Unitas Global. INAP will continue to offer high-performance connectivity services alongside its colocation and cloud solutions, further expanding its portfolio with Unitas Reach™ network transformation solutions, including the latest alliance announcement with PacketFabric.
“The transaction is a real win-win for everyone involved. Unitas Global will continue to deliver the high quality services customers enjoy today while investing in new solutions to enable further network transformation tomorrow,” comments Mike Sicoli, CEO of INAP. “We also look forward to partnering with Unitas Global to bring a portfolio of connectivity offerings to our colocation and cloud customers.”
“The acquisition of INAP’s Network Business assets is powerful evidence of Digital Alpha’s commitment to investing in and developing transformative next-generation networks that deliver a more holistic networking-as-a-service solution to the market. currently fragmented,” says Rick Shrotri Managing Partner of Digital Alpha Advisors.
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About Unitas Global
Unitas Global is a next-generation network service provider delivering automated, ubiquitous edge access to the cloud everywhere. The combination of its Unitas Nexus™ platform and its global Unitas Reach™ network provides the most transformative networking environments that are easy to design, acquire and fully manage. Real-time price and performance requirements analysis makes Unitas Nexus™ one of the most advanced go-to-market platforms for MSPs, large-scale cloud providers and data center operators in the whole world. Unitas Reach™ Access, IP and SDN deliver cost-optimized network connectivity with the agility to rapidly scale and support growing application demands on network architectures, performance and of costs. Unitas Global is a portfolio company of Digital Alpha Advisors. Learn more at unitasglobal.com or connect with Unitas on LinkedIn, Twitterand his Blog.
INAP is a global provider of secure, performance-driven hybrid infrastructure solutions, enabling technology leaders to simplify their cloud journeys and accelerate innovation. INAP’s broad suite of bare metal cloud, modern data center, network and security-optimized solutions help enterprises flexibly and reliably move workloads to the right destination at the right time to maximize results of their IT strategy. For more information visit www.inap.com
About Digital Alpha Advisors, LLC
Digital Alpha Advisors, LLC is an investment firm focused on the digital infrastructure required by the growing digital economy, with total assets under management of over $1.5 billion. The company has entered into a strategic collaboration agreement with Cisco Systems, Inc. and has partnered with other top Silicon Valley companies. Digital Alpha believes it is the first company to focus on private equity investments in the significant growth opportunities needed to support the digital economy, including next-generation communications networks, IoT platforms for urban infrastructure and cloud-based data management platforms. Digital Alpha was founded in 2017 by Rick Shrotri, former head of the Global Infrastructure Funds (GIF) team at Cisco, and closed its latest fund – Digital Alpha Fund II, LP – in early 2021. For more information , please visit www.digitalalpha.report.
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