Iron Mountain acquires IO Data Centers’ US operations for $1.3 billion


Iron Mountain announced currently that it’s appropriation a U.S. information core resources of IO Data Centers for a cold $1.3 billion — and a cost tab could potentially go higher.

With today’s purchase, Iron Mountain gets some critical assets, including 4 state-of-the-art information centers in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Edison, New Jersey; and Columbus, Ohio. The 4 buildings in sum encompass 728,000 block feet of information core genuine estate with 68 megawatts of capacity. Iron Mountain also reported there is room for enlargement at the Arizona and New Jersey comforts with a intensity for an additional 77 megawatts of capacity.

Iron Mountain, that has mostly been famous for digital and earthy annals management, including storing and shredding of earthy documents, has been sensitively expanding a business this year to embody earthy information centers. In fact, today’s news follows a merger of a Fortrust data core in Sep and a formerly announced merger of dual Credit Suisse information centers in London and Singapore, that are approaching to tighten subsequent year.

Iron Mountain boss and CEO William L. Meaney pronounced squeeze is partial of a plan to pierce over a core annals government business into a increasingly remunerative co-location trickery market. Instead of regulating a open cloud service, a association could lease out space in a co-location trickery and run dedicated servers inside a facility. The building owners provides cooling, power, bandwidth, earthy confidence and altogether government of a building.

“We continue to knowledge clever direct and enlargement in a information core business with a concentration on substantiating a participation in a largest tellurian markets for colocation and craving customers. Our plan includes organic enlargement within a existent footprint, greenfield growth in a largest U.S. markets such as a newly non-stop campus in Northern Virginia, and targeted acquisitions of properties with patron profiles that closely counterpart a own,” he pronounced in a statement.

The transaction is approaching to tighten subsequent month and could potentially embody adult to $60 million of intensity additional payments, according to a company.

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