Atlantic Metro and InfoRelay announce merger

Atlantic Metro Communications and InfoRelay Online Services have joined forces in a merger that brings together InforRelay's data center colocation offerings and Atlantic Metro's national network backbone, cloud hosting services, and IT managed services. Both companies will continue to operate under their respective names while working to integrate service platforms and retain offices in New York, New Jersey and Virginia.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The companies tested the waters through collaborations on infrastructure as a service (IaaS) offerings before agreeing to merge. The merger enables them to combine strengths to the benefit of current and future enterprise customers, they say.

The combined entity will operate high-capacity fiber-optic networks and national data centers while specializing in the creation of secure hybrid cloud solutions for public and private sector customers in healthcare, finance, manufacturing, and government markets.

"Since first opening our doors 10 years ago, Atlantic Metro's growth has stemmed not only from the superior work of our team, but from our relentless commitment to quality solutions and excellent customer service," says Matthew Lombardi, chief executive officer of Atlantic Metro. "As a result, our business has grown significantly over the past several years and we will only grow stronger through this merger."

"Like Atlanta Metro, InfoRelay has an impressive track record of providing innovative and reliable IT solutions," says Russell Weiss, president and founder of InfoRelay. "Combining forces was a logical step for us because it will allow us to provide our clients with an even larger data center footprint, expanded network capacity, and custom hybrid cloud solutions.

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