Alentus Acquires Route Sense Corporation
Aliso Viejo, California. - April 15, 2009
ALISO VIEJO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alentus Corporation, a leading provider of web hosting, SharePoint hosting, dedicated servers and managed hosting services, is pleased to announce that is has completed its acquisition of Chicago, Illinois based Route Sense Corporation, providers of datacenter, bandwidth and wide area networking services.
In an all-stock transaction, the acquisition is complete and operations are rapidly being incorporated to the Alentus management structure.
Route Sense has built an IT infrastructure business since January of 2008, focusing on services that facilitate growth of web hosting, eCommerce, and enterprise connectivity. Their product lines include services which are vital to the hosting industry, such as bandwidth, backbone transport and datacenter space. Route Sense has also seen significant success in regional metro ethernet products for small and mid-sized businesses as well as managed wide area networking.
"We have seen tremendous demand over a 12 month period from all areas of the market. Continuing our operations under the Alentus umbrella was an obvious choice when reviewing our potential to focus in on the hosting industry," said Steven Singer, President of Route Sense.
Alentus will see immediate benefits from the acquisition in the procurement of bandwidth and datacenter space. Adam LaFountain, VP of Infrastructure noted, "This gives us wholesale access to products and services we used to purchase on the retail side. The long term cost savings and access to new carriers is an exciting opportunity for us." Route Sense was one of the first ISPs to utilize the Vyatta Open Source Networking platform which resulted in significant cost savings and the ability to deploy rapidly with small footprints.
William King, CEO of Alentus, added "Route Sense brings a new category of revenue sources which will compliment Alentus' overall strategy of income diversity. We are excited at the ability to add new products that will complement our existing services and provide an end-to-end solution for our clients."
About Route Sense Corporation
Founded in January of 2008, Route Sense is a leading provider of IT infrastructure services such as datacenter space, bandwidth, and wide area networking services. Their products are tailored to meet the needs of global enterprises and the web hosting industry. Route Sense can provide infrastructure services domestically in 19 markets, and wide area networking and bandwidth services in over 22 countries on three continents.
Alentus Corporation is based in Aliso Viejo, California with Data Center and NOC facilities in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Columbus, Ohio and Austin, Texas in the United States; and in London, United Kingdom. The company provides Windows hosting, Linux hosting, SharePoint hosting, SQL and mySQL hosting, Exchange Hosting, Virtual Private Servers, and dedicated server services to thousands of small- to medium-sized companies and customized solutions to larger organizations including many Fortune 500 clients. Alentus is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, RedHat Ready Hosting Partner, and MySQL Enterprise Ready Partner.
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