U.S-based data center company ServerFarm have acquired a data center in London, U.K, to announce their entry into the European market. With this acquisition, ServerFarm aims to serve clients in a rapidly evolving data center market.
According to ServerFarm, their approach towards deploying data centers provides businesses with a quick remedy to avail data center facilities. They also say that Europe as a market has attained maturity with respect to data centers and that their chosen approach which is geared towards service delivery will stand them in good stead.
Speaking about the acquisition, Jim Shanahan, VP of Global Operations for ServerFarm, commented:
We are excited to add this property to our portfolio in order to serve the growing needs of our clients in this market. Through ServerFarm’s operational expertise we provide exceptional value for customers and easy entry to the London ecosystem. Our quick-to-market deployments create a dynamic opportunity for businesses, and we have already added several new customers into the data center.
ServerFarm say that with this acquisition, they will be adding 120,000 sq.feet of data center facility to their already sizeable assets which total to more than 1 million sq.feet. They also say that the data center acquired belonged to T-Systems, a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom.
In closing, the data center company added that they plan to continue this expansion globally around the U.S as well as Europe.