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Region:North America
Investment Year:2017
Transaction Value:US$2,751m


In May 2017 BCEC IX and BCEC X acquired CenturyLink’s leading portfolio of data centers in major markets across the U.S. and in key international markets, as well as Medina Capital’s security and data analytics portfolio. This new company has been named Cyxtera.

Cyxtera operates over 50 data centers (2.6 million square feet) globally, offering retail colocation services. This gives customers the ability to outsource mission critical IT equipment in a standardised and secure facility alongside other tenants. Cyxtera is present in 29 markets with access to 100+ network providers and has c. 40,000 cross connects, or connections between customers, within it’s data centers.

Cyxtera offers AppGate SDP, which is a powerful network security software platform that delivers the industry's most comprehensive Software-Defined Perimeter, able to secure any application, on any platform, in any location.