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Evocative Announces Acquisition of Cyberverse, Inc. and expansion into the Los Angeles, Phoenix and Dallas Data Center Markets
Evocative is expanding its footprint and bringing its highly secure edge colocation and hybrid IT solutions to the Phoenix and Dallas Markets.
San Jose, CA, February 20, 2018 – Evocative, LLC, a leading provider of secure compliant Internet infrastructure services, today announced that it has acquired Cyberverse, Inc., one of the pioneering companies in Internet services. Cyberverse was founded in 1994 by Greg Domeno and Jay Smith and over the past two and a half decades has earned the reputation of being one of the most trusted Internet infrastructure services companies. Jay Smith and the entire Cyberverse team will continue with the company. This acquisition provides Evocative additional capacity in downtown Los Angeles and expands its footprint to the Phoenix and Dallas markets. The newly acquired Tier III carrier neutral data center is located at 600 West 7th Street Los Angeles, CA in the heart of downtown and is owned and operated by Digital Realty Trust. Through the acquisition, the company now has a major presence with Aligned Data Centers in Phoenix, Arizona and Plano, Texas. The newly acquired data centers will be connected to the other 4 Evocative data centers. This is Evocative’s 4th acquisition during the last 12 months, expanding its reach as a national data center operator.
The newly added edge data and compute center adds an additional 30,000 Square Feet and 2.0 MW of capacity with expansion available to 100,000 Square Feet and 10 MW of capacity across its existing national footprint. This addition brings the company’s total capacity to over 170,000 Square Feet and 8.7 MW of IT load. All locations will be connected via multiple 40+ Gbps transport services and will create a nationwide IP backbone enabling the company to rollout active-active disaster recovery, managed distributed private cloud and complex hosting, distributed storage as well as provide direct connection to the major 4 public cloud platforms. Evocative is the trusted guardian of Internet infrastructure to over 570 clients with a roaster of Fortune 500, international and some of the best known Internet brands. Evocative is well positioned to handle flexible lab and high-density computing requirements alongside mission critical compliant colocation services. All of the company’s data centers are carrier neutral with direct access to at least 15+ native carriers and dark and lit services to major interconnection hubs. Evocative’s facilities are HIPAA, PCIDSS, SSAE16, SSAE-18, SOC 2 and ISAE3402 certified, meeting rigorous security and compliance requirements. In addition, they have consistently achieved a 100% uptime availability over the past 10 years.
Enterprises, large and small businesses and startups can benefit from Evocative’s comprehensive suite of fully customizable pay per use colocation services; managed services; public cloud interconnection, private and hybrid cloud solutions; complex hosting; network and security services. Evocative can provide visibility in terms of large scale power usage down to virtual machine resource allocation. A true pay-per-use Internet services company.
“Our primary goal as a trusted pay-per-use Internet services company is to listen to our clients and provide them the most effective solutions at fair prices. We’ve known the Cyberverse team for years and shared the same passion for providing quality services and superior customer experience. We’d like to take this opportunity to welcome our new clients, employees and partners to the Evocative family,” said Arman Khalili, Evocative’s CEO. “This acquisition is in line with our expansion plans and our acquisitions earlier this year. We look forward to continuing to grow the company both organically and through additional acquisitions.”
“I am thrilled with this acquisition and our new mission moving forward with the rest of the Evocative team,” said Jay Smith, Cyberverse’s Vice President. “We share the same views on providing top notch, high availability colocation and hosting services, while still maintaining the personalized customer service and support that our clients have come to know over the last 25 years.”
Evocative is a North American company and an owner and operator of secure, compliant, highly available data and compute centers. We are the trusted guardians of our clients’ Internet infrastructure. To tour an Evocative data center or receive additional information on data center services, please visit http://www.evocative.com.
Since 1994, Cyberverse has been a pioneer in providing quality Internet services in the greater Los Angeles community. Cyberverse is Los Angeles’s most trusted provider, located at 600 W 7th Street – one of the highest-rated carrier hotels with unrivaled reliability. The company specializes in colocation, managed services and network with emphases on top-tier product quality and personalized service for its clients.