IS Group Acquires Amsterdam Web Host Nxs Internet

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Dutch cloud services provider IS Group announced on Friday it has acquired Amsterdam based web hosting provider Nxs Internet for an undisclosed amount.

According to IS Group, the acquisition “further strengthens [its] position in the public sector, media and e-commerce industries and enables [IS Group] to continue delivering the latest Cloud technology to our customers with a team of highly talented people.”

Nxs Internet will move to the IS Group offices and will continue business under the IS Group brand name.

The management board of IS Group consists of Jan Willem des Tombe and Arjan Steevels. The acquisition of Nxs Internet directly contributes to the financial result of IS Group.

The acquisition enables IS Group to extend its IS HyperGrid Enterprise Cloud platform with Nxs’ infrastructure-as-a-service platform.

“We believe that scale of operations is essential in staying ahead and continue leading this market in which technological developments rapidly succeed each other. Allowing us to support our customers optimally with the latest technology available,” said Jan Willem des Tombe, CEO of IS Group. “Guaranteed continuity, security and quality of service are essential for the customer. For this reason, selective acquisitions that directly contribute to our financial result are part of our company strategy. IS Group successfully acquired and integrated 10 companies, which lead to the valuable experience of doing this the most effective way. We tremendously look forward to join forces with Nxs Internet.”

IS Group provides cloud computing and IT services, including IT outsourcing, web hosting and managed services, desktop-as-a-Service and connectivity solutions for SMEs, SOHO and the Corporate markets.

IS HyperGrid Enterprise Cloud platform is a complete cloud solution including disaster recovery and high availability.

IS Group has a triple ISO certification, which includes ISO 9001 – Quality Management, ISO 27001 – Information Security and ISO 20000 – IT Service Management. In addition, the company has ISAE 3402 Type II-accreditation and features PCI DSS compliant data centers.

Do you think this acquisition of Nxs Internet is a strong strategic move for IS Group? Do you think it will help grow its presence in the Netherlands hosting market?

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