London, Monday 26 November 2012– Interoute Communications Ltd, owner and operator of Europe’s largest cloud services platform, has acquired Comendo Network, a subsidiary of Danish IT Company, Comendo A/S. The acquisition strengthens Interoute’s position in the Nordic market for international communications and network services and doubles both Interoute’s revenues and its employees in Denmark.
The company’s customers, employees and its expertise will be taken on by Interoute and Comendo Network’s CEO, Jesper Aagaard, will become the new Country Manager for Interoute Denmark. Comendo A/S has been Interoute’s partner in Denmark for many years and the two companies have often supported customers as a team in the past. Interoute will be taking on all of Comendo Network’s prominent customers, including DSB, Saxo Bank and DONG Energy. All employees will join Interoute Denmark and continue working with customers as usual.
Gareth Williams, CEO Interoute commented, “Following our purchase of VCG last year, the acquisition of Comendo Network greatly enhances our position in Denmark and the Nordic region. This gives us critical mass in the Danish market and provides an excellent platform for further development of our cloud based network solutions and video communications.”
Jesper Aagaard, who will be moving with Comendo Network’s other employees to Interoute in his new capacity as Interoute’s Country Manager for Denmark, commented: “It is a great day for Comendo Network and all our employees and customers. Interoute has a fantastic network services capability and our product and customer portfolio will fit perfectly within this environment.”
Comendo Network delivers communication solutions via the national broadband network. Today the company is a major player within international communication and network solutions in Denmark.
Interoute Communications Ltd is the owner operator of Europe’s largest cloud services platform, which encompasses over 60,000 km of lit fibre, 9 hosting data centres and 32 collocation centres, with connections to 140 additional third-party data centres across Europe. Its full-service Unified ICT platform serves international enterprises, as well as every major European telecommunications incumbent and the major operators of North America, East and South Asia, governments and universities. These organisations find Interoute the ideal partner for computing, connectivity and communications and developing new services. Its Unified ICT strategy has proved attractive to enterprises looking for a scalable, secure and unconstrained platform on which they can build their voice, video, computing and data services, as well as service providers in need of high capacity international data transit and infrastructure. With established operations throughout mainland Europe, North America and Dubai, Interoute also owns and operates dense city networks throughout Europe’s major business centres. www.interoute.com
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