Press Release - Harrogate, UK
Redcentric plc, a managed service provider across the private and public sector, has acquired four companies (including 4D Data Centres) over the past 18 months. These acquisitions significantly enhance their colocation, public cloud, security and consultancy offerings to the end customer.
Despite the UK’s ongoing economic challenges, Redcentric’s acquisitions of Piksel Industry Solutions, 7Elements, 4D Data Centres and the assets relating to Sungard AS data centre and consulting business mean the company’s portfolio now has the most comprehensive IT capabilities in the UK market.
The multiple deals - which have been completed since September 2021 - have been driven to meet increased customer demand and a requirement for specific and tailored IT solutions. These include cloud consultancy expertise in the public and hyperscale space, cyber security and expanding its physical presence through the data centre estate and UK portfolio from 4D and Sungard.
The acquisitions have also added around 650 customers to Redcentric’s growing customer base and significantly enhanced their portfolio, all part of a robust growth strategy, which supports its customer needs and market requirements.
Redcentric customers can also now benefit from an estate of eight data centres, which include national sites that are Tier 3-designed, have the latest cooling technology, the highest levels of security and can provide sovereign cloud services for both private and public sector customers .
Cem Ahmet, Chief Operating Officer at Redcentric plc, said:
We’re experiencing a period of real growth at Redcentric and the acquisitions we’ve made allow us to provide a vastly enhanced portfolio and expertise, allowing us to give our customers the breadth and depth of services and solutions that they require.”
By taking ownership of our enterprise-grade data centres and infrastructure, we’re able to deliver on our promises and act as a single point of contact and offer a level of accountability only available with services that are managed from end-to-end.
By mapping its customer needs and market trends, Redcentric identified four acquired companies which significantly expanded their offering:
- Piksel Industry Solutions was a provider of application, public cloud and security-based digital transformation and managed services. It has a particular focus on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.
- Sungard’s data centre business was renowned for its highly resilient data centre estate and assured IT recovery services, with the business hosting and managing mission critical infrastructure for many blue-chip enterprise customers.
- 7Elements is a CREST-accredited and award-winning business which provides security testing, incident response management and managed vulnerability scanning across the UK.
- And 4D Data Centres who has provided a people-focused business with two additional data centre facilities that off a suite of award-winning infrastructure solutions.
Ahmet added: “We will continue with ongoing investment in expanding and enhancing our portfolio, infrastructure and capabilities, so that we continue to be a trusted, reliable and stable partner for our customers.”
If you're an existing 4D customer, there will be an integration plan that will be shared in due course, but for the immediate future, it's business as usual. You can expect the very same levels of support and customer service from the existing 4D team. If you have questions, please reach out to your account manager, or email AMTeam@4d-dc.com.
Redcentric plc is a managed service provider which delivers assured cloud, connectivity, communication, cyber security and product and hardware solutions. It has data centres in Cambridge, Harrogate, London and Reading, and customers include Channel 4, Heathrow Airport, Howdens Joinery, Hays, NHS Digital and HCRG Care Group.