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Press Release -- November 26th, 2019
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Eurofiber acquires Eurafibre, ATE and Eura DC in France

Dutch/Belgian digital infrastructure specialist expands to third country

Maarssen, The Netherlands / Lille, France, 26 November 2019 –Dutch/Belgian digital infrastructure specialist Eurofiber has announced its acquisition of three French companies: Eurafibre, ATE and Eura DC. Based in Lille, these sister companies have a strong position in the north of France in fiberoptic connectivity, cloud and managed services, as well as server hosting services in colocation datacenters.

Collectively, these French companies operate more than 2,000 km of fiberoptic network and 2 local datacenters, servicing 150 business parks and 200 municipalities in the north of France. The acquired companies are strongly complementary with the Eurofiber entities, both in the proximity of their networks and in their vision on open infrastructures. That shared vision means that customers are able to choose connectivity, colocation or cloud infrastructure services according to their own preferences, thus maintaining complete freedom to choose the services, applications and providers they need.

Alex Goldblum, CEO of Eurofiber: ‘We are very happy to join forces with Eurafibre, ATE and Eura DC. The companies fit perfectly in our European growth ambition, especially given their focus and track record for very high customer satisfaction.’ Eurafibre, ATE and Eura DCChief Executive Maxence Rousseau: ‘We want our companies to get to the next phase and were looking for a solid partner who could help us in realizing that ambition. In Eurofiber, I believe we have found the perfect match on operational and commercial as well as cultural levels. We look forward to working together in serving our current and future customers.’

Both CEO/CTO Maxence Rousseau and CFO/COO Sophie Lebrecht will stay in their current roles within the company structure.

For more information, or to request an interview with Alex Goldblum and/or Maxence Rousseau, please contact:

Eurofiber - Armand Rouw, +31 635 84 17 22 or armand.rouw@eurofiber.com

Eurafibre, ATE, Eura DC -Alexandre Cabu, +33 3 28 800 300 or communication@organ.fr

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  • About Eurofiber
    Eurofiber has been a provider of industry-leading digital infrastructure since 2000. Utilizing our own fiberoptic network and datacenters, we provide smart, open, future-proof cloud and connectivity solutions to companies, government bodies and non-profit organizations. Customers have complete freedom to choose the services, applications and providers they need, allowing them to tap into the full potential of digital innovation. Eurofiber has an extensive fiberoptic network in the Netherlands and Belgium, as well as datacenters of its own in the Netherlands. Supplementing that vital infrastructure, we now also offer interconnectivity between nearly all carrier-neutral in the Benelux. Eurofiber is laying the foundation under the digital society, which is why the Dutch government has assigned Eurofiber the status of ‘vital infrastructure’.
    Since 2000, Eurofiber has installed over 31,000 kilometers of fiberoptic cable, expanding its network by over 40 kilometers per week on average. Eurofiber has five datacenters of its own. The services of the company have been placed in five companies: Eurofiber Netherlands, Eurofiber Belgium, Dataplace, UNET, and DCspine.

About Eurafibre
Eurafibre is a telecom infrastructure operator that operates its own fiberoptic network covering over 2,000 km in the north of France. Eurafibre offers professionals high-speed internet access solutions, LAN-to-LAN and dark fiber connectivity, wavelength and inter-datacenter solutions. More than 200 municipalities in the Hauts-de-France region are covered by Eurafibre, which serves 150 business parks and connects 24 datacenters and Points of Presence (POPs). With Eurafibre's modular range of connectivity services, service providers can also provide their customers with powerful value-added telecom solutions. Eurafibre's strengths include proximity, quality of service and excellent responsiveness.

About ATE
As a hosting and outsourcing provider, ATE specializes in strong, efficient solutions, dedicated to ensuring the security and availability of critical services. ATE offers flexible, outsourced solutions tailored to customer needs. These physical and/or cloud computing solutions are hosted in France on current-generation redundant infrastructures and connected to the world's biggest telecom company via a fully owned optical network (AS24935). In addition to ISO 27001 certification, ATE is also the first hosting provider to be accredited by the French Ministry of Health to host all types of health data (full HDS accreditation). Ensuring 24/7 continuity of operations for its customers is the core business at ATE.

About Eura DC
Eura DC is a company specialized in server hosting services in neutral colocation datacenters located in the north of France. Eura DC offers its customers the opportunity to outsource their IT infrastructure by providing bays, racks, private cages or complete rooms that are both secure and connected, and benefit from resilient electrical and air-conditioning systems. The shared hosting solutions offered by Eura DC are designed to meet changing needs and a demanding clientele.

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