Transaction caps Atmosera’s complete transition to Azure Services Company that began six years prior.
PORTLAND, Ore. – January 19, 2020 –
Azure services to a global clientele, announced today that it has sold its data centers and colocation business to Digital Fortress. Digital Fortress is a premier enterprise level colocation provider, and the acquisition gives it three data center facilities located in Beaverton and Downtown Portland.
“This transaction reinforces Atmosera’s commitment to its managed Azure strategy and allows us to focus 100% on delivering world-class Azure services. I’ve known Digital Fortress for many years, and with this transaction, they are well positioned to maximize the opportunities these facilities represent for businesses seeking colocation and data center services,” said Jon Thomsen, CEO of Atmosera.
While Atmosera has been in the data center business since 2001, operating three data centers in the Portland metropolitan area, Atmosera’s core business strategy over the past six years has centered on Azure. “Initially our Azure services were part of a hybrid approach, but quickly, Azure became the focus as demand for Azure assessments, deployments, and management skyrocketed. We’re now one of a handful of Azure Expert MSPs in the world and serve a rapidly growing client list within the healthcare, financial, retail, and general manufacturing sectors, to name a few. Selling the data centers is an intentional step to hyper-focus on what we do best – Azure management,” added Ryan Randall, Atmosera’s Chief Financial Officer.
Atmosera works closely with organizations to design, implement, operate, and optimize Azure environments supported by advanced services to achieve their business goals. Atmosera is an Azure Expert MSP, the highest tier of Microsoft partner certification. Serving as an extension of its clients’ teams, Atmosera simplifies the process of digital transformation by leveraging more than 20 years of experience in managing complex IT environments and providing 24/7/365 US-based support. As a Microsoft Gold partner, Atmosera is a leading provider of Azure solutions, security services, compliance (HIPAA/HITECH, PCI-DSS, IRS-1075, SOC 1 and SOC 2 Type II), data protection, DevOps, and other services.