eStruxture signs definitive agreement to acquire Canadian colocation business from Aptum Technologies, enter the Toronto market and expand national footprint

March 30, 2021

eStruxture, the largest Canadian-owned cloud and carrier-neutral data center provider, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all eight Canadian data centers from Aptum Technologies, a global hybrid multi-cloud managed service provider, along with all customers and employees associated with its colocation business.

The addition of these strategic locations new facilities (five in Toronto, two in Montreal and one in Vancouver) complements eStruxture’s existing portfolio of six data centers in Montreal, Vancouver, and Calgary, further strengthening the company’s pan-Canadian platform and adding key industry verticals to its portfolio. Following this transaction, eStruxture will operate a total of 14 facilities across Canada, increasing its total footprint to over 600,000 square feet of combined data center space and a total IT capacity of 100 megawatts. The newly acquired data centers offer both central and edge locations, are scalable, sustainably designed, and highly connected.

eStruxture will provide one of the largest amounts of immediately sellable capacity in Canada for companies looking to speed up their time to market. Moreover, customers will benefit from access to two of Canada’s largest carrier hotels located at 151 Front Street West in Toronto and 555 Hastings in Vancouver. This will add over two hundred new network providers to eStruxture’s ecosystem including access to the Toronto Internet Exchange (TorIX) and the Vancouver Internet Exchange (VANIX). Aptum will continue as one of eStruxture’s largest customers in Canada.

Read the official announcement here. Fengate Private Equity, on behalf of the LiUNA Pension Fund of Central and Eastern Canada, has been a co-lead investment partner to eStruxture since 2018 and is proud to support this transaction. In 2021, Fengate Infrastructure joined eStruxture as its newest investor and a major institutional supporter through this acquisition.

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