Carbon60 Networks gets investment from M/C Partners, merges with Gossamer Threads

Carbon60 Networks Inc. has announced an investment from M/C Partners, a communications and IT services-focused private equity firm based in Boston, MA, the company said.

Simultaneously, M/C Partners is acquiring Vancouver, BC-based Gossamer Threads Inc. (GT.net), a managed cloud services company, and merging it with Carbon60 to create a platform in the Canadian market.

The combined company will operate under the name Carbon60 Networks.

In addition to providing liquidity for selling shareholders, M/C Partners is investing capital to support organic growth and strategic acquisitions.

Carbon60 Networks specializes in delivering end-to-end managed hosting solutions for public and private sector organizations with business-critical workloads. For more information, visit www.carbon60.com.

Gossamer Threads provides performance hosting options (dedicated, clustered, private cloud) and application hosting solutions that come standard with high value managed services like optimization testing, monitoring, security, back-up and restoration. For more information, visit www.gt.net.

Based in Boston, M/C Partners is a private equity firm focused exclusively on the communications, information technology services and media sectors. For more information, visit www.mcpartners.com.