|By Business Wire||
|September 16, 2013 01:53 PM EDT||
Hibernia Networks, a provider of global telecommunications services, announces its acquisition of Atrato IP Networks, a leading provider of IP-transit and carrier services. The acquisition will bring enhanced capabilities and expanded product depth, spurring technology growth and business development throughout Northern Ireland and across the globe. Atrato’s network and highly skilled team enhance the already robust Hibernia services suite and experienced employee base, further enabling high capacity, secure connectivity options globally. Hibernia remains fully committed to maintaining the highest level of customer support and business continuity throughout the combined networks.
This acquisition will bring further opportunities to Northern Ireland enhancing the suite of services already available from Hibernia’s advanced telecom terrestrial and submarine network throughout Northern Ireland and back to the United States. The network over the years has furthered economic development throughout Ireland, Europe and extended innovative telecommunications solutions to carriers, service providers, media companies, enterprises and financial institutions.
Providing high performance and cost-effective services to support high traffic businesses, Atrato’s flexible solutions include IP-transit, remote IX and managed services. The company has a global presence across fifteen countries worldwide throughout the U.S. and Europe. By leveraging Atrato’s experienced technical team in Amsterdam, Hibernia will now have a second technical center of leadership in Europe, building upon its Dublin, Ireland base, and further emphasizing its global strength and expanded reach for clients.
“The combination of Hibernia’s worldwide fiber networks and Atrato’s Ethernet and IP offering will further establish Hibernia as a service innovation leader,” states Bjarni Thorvardarson, CEO for Hibernia Networks. “Atrato has an exemplary reputation in the industry, due to its high quality customer service by its experienced and dedicated team. Hibernia looks forward to continuing this high level of service and utilizing Atrato’s strong talent base to offer high performance solutions globally.”
“By bringing both companies together, Hibernia will be able to leverage Atrato’s strength in product innovation and further evolve its existing Ethernet services suite, providing additional value for clients worldwide,“ comments Michiel Muhlenbaumer, Co-Founder for Atrato IP Networks. “As an experienced service provider, Hibernia will ensure transitions are seamless and as always provide an advanced level of service to all customers and partners.”
Hibernia’s services power the big data and high performance requirements of enterprises, carriers, media services and financial marketplaces. Its secure and diverse network fuels computing, virtualization, cloud services, content delivery and e-commerce, bringing together technology communities globally.
For more information on Hibernia Networks and its global solutions, please visit www.hibernianetworks.com.
About Hibernia Networks:
Hibernia Networks owns and operates a global network connecting North America, Europe and Asia. Hibernia offers over 170 network Points of Presence (PoPs) on over 27,000 kilometers of fiber.
Hibernia Networks serves wholesale, financial and media customers with unparalleled support, flexibility and service. Hibernia’s wholesale services provide secure and diverse dedicated Ethernet, DTM and optical-level services, including GigE, 10G and LanPhy wavelengths and traditional SONET/SDH services. Hibernia’s financial services unite hundreds of global banks and financial exchanges with low latency connectivity. Hibernia’s media services are dedicated to flawless delivery of video signals over fiber, supporting media companies across the globe with over 150 media connection points. Hibernia Networks is owned by Columbia Ventures Corporation and funds managed by Constellation Growth Capital.
For more information on Hibernia’s cutting-edge network and services, please visit www.hibernianetworks.com.