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Involta Announces Acquisition of Kadium

Cedar Rapids, IA: Involta, LLC (Involta) a leading provider of colocation, managed, and cloud IT services is pleased to announce its most recent acquisition of Kadium, LLC (Kadium). Kadium is a technology services provider with expertise in software engineering and automation (DevOps). Kadium is a client oriented solution provider that enables secure application deployments to colocation, private cloud and public cloud.

The addition of Kadium is part of a larger-scale emphasis Involta has on bringing new technology products and solutions to market that assist clients with their cloud strategies. It is also directly in line with the aggressive product development roadmap Involta has for 2018 and beyond.

“The acquisition of Kadium strengthens our ability to serve clients across numerous platforms beyond our facilities to include the client’s premises and major public cloud providers,” said Involta CEO Bruce Lehrman. “The acquisition will allow us to immediately add new managed services and public cloud offerings that better assist our clients with the challenges they commonly face.”

Like Involta, Kadium uses a consultative approach with its clients to solve challenging IT problems giving them high customer satisfaction ratings. Clients of both companies will benefit from the merged product capabilities and option to securely deploy and operate applications in any environment. 

“The combination of Involta and Kadium will allow us to optimize quality and cost of IT for our clients, solve difficult problems and be a more valuable long-term partner to them in their IT strategy,” said David Kramer, CEO and founder of Kadium. “We look forward to helping Involta diversify its suite of services while working together to build stronger partnerships with new and existing clients.”

Involta has been named to Cloudscene’s Fast 50 Growth Companies for 2017. In 2017, Involta built two world-class data centers from the ground up. Involta Independence, serving greater Cleveland, and Involta Northpointe, serving greater Pittsburgh, are both multi-tenant, concurrently maintainable facilities that house mission-critical computer systems and provide managed services for Involta clients. The company is slated to roll out over a dozen new services next year including new data protection, public cloud and security and compliance offerings.


About Involta
Involta is an award-winning national provider of IT intelligence and end-to-end infrastructure, including fiber connectivity, managed services and colocation in our enterprise-class, multi-tenant data centers.  Involta offers clients the ability to focus on their core business instead of on IT infrastructure. Founded in 2007, Involta has garnered widespread recognition for excellence and growth, including spots on the Inc. 500/5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the United States. The Involta brand promise is Superior Infrastructure, Operational Excellence and People Who Deliver.

Involta clients benefit from our robust fiber network, end-to-end solutions, a deep IT talent pool, and 15 data center facilities in Arizona, Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, Ohio and Pennsylvania. They also benefit from the proprietary Involta PULSE PlatformSM (healthcare-focused) and Involta CompliantCloudSM services platform, which leverages the strength and performance of industry leaders like EMC, VMware and Cisco. For more information, visit www.involta.com.

About Kadium

Kadium, LLC is a privately held technology company based in Dallas, Texas, aimed at helping businesses design innovative systems for their products and services. Kadium uses a systematic approach and well-vetted partner network to tackle complicated and sophisticated business issues. Kadium has expertise in web, mobile, and cloud development, delivering custom solutions for enterprise clients with advanced security, scalability, and complex needs.  For more information, visit www.kadium.com




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