DataBank Announces the Acquisition of Edge Hosting

DataBank Acquires Baltimore-based Edge Hosting

We plan to leverage the Edge team’s technical and process expertise to enhance our current managed service offerings, nationwide…

DataBank, Ltd., a Digital Bridge portfolio company and leading provider of business solutions for data center, cloud, interconnectivity, and managed services, has announced today the acquisition of Edge Hosting. The acquisition provides both market expansion and additional expertise in the delivery of cloud solutions and managed services, especially for clientele requiring comprehensive operational controls for a number of commercial and government compliance standards.

Founded in 1998, Baltimore based Edge Hosting designs, operates, and simplifies secure and compliant IaaS and PaaS Managed Cloud Hosting and delivers comprehensive operational coverage of controls for FedRAMP, HIPAA/HITECH, PCI, SSAE 16/18 SOC 2 Type II and EU Privacy Shield Frameworks. In addition, Edge hosting delivers clients a sophisticated portal that includes real time analytics on performance, advanced security controls, and compliance. These strategic capabilities will augment DataBank service offerings across the company’s national footprint.

“Edge has built a great reputation for superior technical capabilities and proactive managed services throughout the industry,” said Raul K. Martynek, CEO of DataBank. “Having known the business for many years, it was obvious that there were some incredible synergies between the two companies. We plan to leverage the Edge team’s technical and process expertise to enhance our current managed service offerings, nationwide.”

“DataBank is force-multiplier for us,” said Vlad Friedman, CEO of Edge Hosting. “The diverse client-base of large enterprise accounts, a large national footprint of top-tier data center facilities, and the complementary skillset of their engineering and support staff, opens new doors for the Edge team and our customers. I am very excited about the direction and scale we’ll be able to achieve together.” Vlad Friedman will transition to become the Chief Technology Officer of DataBank and lead product development and the technical roadmap for the combined…

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