Evolve IP Acquires Midwest-Based Cloud Computing Company Paragrid
Continues National Expansion While Adding Data Centers, Technologies and Enterprise Consulting Services to Its Evolve IP OneCloud™ Offering
WAYNE, Pa.—December 2, 2013— Evolve IP, The Cloud Services Company™, today announced that it has acquired Paragrid, an Inc. 5000 cloud services company headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. The strategic acquisition is part of Evolve IP’s national expansion plans and complements its current presence in the Midwest market.
Founded in 2008, Paragrid is a cloud computing provider with a product set that compliments Evolve IP’s current portfolio of cloud computing services. Paragrid’s services, including virtual servers, managed and consulting services, disaster recovery and virtual desktops, are deployed with a national customer base that consists of corporate, healthcare, higher education and government organizations.
“We are pleased to be bringing Paragrid and their experienced virtualization team into the Evolve IP family,” says Guy Fardone, Chief Operating Officer and General Manager of Evolve IP. “M&A remains a key part of our national expansion strategy, and with this acquisition, Evolve IP gains new enterprise customers, consulting services and world class data centers to support our Midwest market. We continue to seek more companies that are interested in growing with Evolve IP.”
“We’re very excited about joining Evolve IP and being part of a national cloud computing company,” says Ryan Berg, President of Paragrid. “Our customers will immediately gain access to new cloud services while continuing to receive the same exceptional support Paragrid has always provided. With the added resources of Evolve IP behind us, our team expects to materially grow the Midwest market.”
One of the nation’s fastest growing cloud service companies, Evolve IP provides organizations with a unified option for cloud services with its Evolve IP OneCloudTM solution. Today, tens of thousands of users in the US and globally depend daily on Evolve IP for virtual data centers /servers, virtual desktops, unified communications, disaster recovery, contact centers, and more. For more information about Evolve IP’s suite of cloud services, visit www.EvolveIP.net. For more discussion about how cloud services can improve business, visit Cloud IQ.
ABOUT EVOLVE IP
Evolve IP is The Cloud Services Company™. Designed from the beginning to provide organizations with a unified option for cloud services, Evolve IP enables decision-makers to migrate all or select IT technologies to its award-winning cloud platform. Evolve IP’s combination of security, stability, scalability and lower total cost of ownership makes its services fundamentally superior to outdated legacy systems and other cloud offerings. Today, tens of thousands of users in the US and globally rely daily on Evolve IP for cloud services, including virtual servers, virtual desktops, disaster recovery, unified communications, contact centers, and more. Visit www.EvolveIP.net or http://blog.EvolveIP.net.
Paragrid is a Cleveland-based virtualization company that provides shared and private cloud computing services to government, education, healthcare and corporate clients. Paragrid’s cloud services include server hosting, disaster recovery solutions, virtual desktops, as well as hosted private cloud solutions.