Denver Business Journal – June 13, 2017

On June 13, 2017, ViaWest announced an agreement to combine with Peak 10, a national IT infrastructure provider and portfolio company of GI Partners. The transaction creates a leading provider of colocation, connectivity, cloud, and managed solutions. GI Partners, a former investor in ViaWest, acquired Peak 10 in 2014 and will remain the majority shareholder of the combined company.

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Peak 10 operates 16 data centers in key U.S. markets and serves a diverse range of customers in the U.S. and abroad. The company’s hands-on approach to IT has recently been recognized with a best-in-class Net Promoter score of 67.2, underscoring the company’s focus on creating the best possible experience for its clients.

Chris Downie, the CEO of Peak 10, will be the CEO of the combined company. Nancy Phillips, president and CEO of ViaWest, will become the executive Chair of the Board of the combined company. The increased scale and broad geographic coverage will enable the combined company to serve its customers across an enhanced platform of products and capabilities.

Some of the world’s largest businesses trust Peak 10 and ViaWest to deliver secure, compliant and flexible IT infrastructure through colocation, connectivity, cloud, and managed solutions that give enterprises the freedom to use just one provider to perform faster, manage risk, and stay competitive as their industries evolve. Both companies have nearly two decades of history and their committed technical support staff and 100% SLA underscore the steadfast reliability of their solutions.

Nancy spoke with the Denver Business Journal about the benefits of the acquisition to clients, ViaWest employees and the Colorado technology community.

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