Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Equinix Acquires Nimbo for Hybrid Cloud Professional Services

Equinix has acquired Nimbo, a professional services company focused primarily on helping enterprises develop and implement hybrid cloud IT architectures. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Nimbo, which is a certified AWS and Microsoft Azure partner, specializes in migrating business applications to the cloud.  The company has extensive experience moving legacy applications into a hybrid cloud architecture, and connecting legacy data centers to the cloud.

Equinix said the acquisition represents an important step in its larger initiative to build its professional services capabilities to support data center migrations,WAN optimization and the creation of scalable, high performing hybrid cloud solutions.

The company had revenue of less than $10 million in 2014, and recently earned position #480 on the 2014 Inc. 500 list of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. Nimbo has offices in NYC, Houston and Seattle.

"Nimbo has a thriving practice, advising many of the Fortune 100 on their cloud strategies, winning awards for growth and innovation in this space. With our acquisition of Nimbo, we have expanded our ability to help customers leverage our unique cloud-density and Cloud Exchange value propositions and assist with the design and deployment of hybrid cloud solutions," stated Pete Hayes, chief sales officer, Equinix.