Epsilon acquires Metcom Network Services

Global communications service provider Epsilon has acquired the assets and operations of Metcom Network Services, a leading provider of connectivity and colocation services across the greater New York metro market, the company said.

The acquisition accelerates Epsilon´s growth in the US and enables it to deliver cloud-centric networking in the most mature Cloud market in the world.

Metcom´s mix of colocation services, interconnection and dark fibre connectivity across key data centre sites in greater New York mirrors Epsilon´s Global Hubs in Singapore, Hong Kong and London. The acquisition enables Epsilon to replicate its offering in New York and deliver Cloud-centric networking to a growing list of US-based customers.

With the acquisition, Epsilon´s Director of Global Procurement & Access Management Paul Verhoeven becomes its General Manager, Americas. Verhoeven brings more than 18 years of experience to his role with extensive knowledge of the Global and US telecoms market. He will lead Epsilon´s growth across the Americas with a focus on expanding its reach in US metro markets and building Channel relationships. He is based in New York City.

Epsilon offers networking capabilities that combine on-demand infrastructure, automation, web-based portals and APIs to give partners friction-free access to global connectivity.

All Epsilon services are powered by a next generation hyper-scalable global backbone which connects all the leading telecoms hubs globally. Across this fabric encompasses a dense ecosystem of carriers, service operators and cloud providers offering the leading interconnect point for a diverse set of network and connectivity requirements.