US IT services firm Involta has acquired the assets and employees of SecureData 365's data center in Canton, Ohio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

SecureData 365 is a data center operator headquartered in Canton, Ohio, providing a number of colocation and backup & recovery services. Its Canton facility is 29,960 sq ft (2,780 sq m) and has 1.5MW of power, expandable to 3MW.

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“Involta and SecureData 365 are very much aligned on values. We’re committed to leading with superior infrastructure and services, operational excellence, and people who deliver,” said Bruce Lehrman, Involta founder and CEO. “We’re excited to welcome SecureData 365 customers and staff to the Involta team, and we’re looking forward to innovating and navigating today’s complex landscape together.”

Involta provides cloud and data center services and operates 11 data centers across Arizona, Idaho, Minnesota, Iowa, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. The company already operates four facilities in Ohio, totaling 130,000 sq ft (12,000 sqm) of space and more than 8MW of power.

“We are excited to bring our SecureData 365 Canton infrastructure and team under the Involta umbrella,” said Michael Campanelli, EVP at SecureData 365. “We’ve always believed in the power of our facilities, our people, and our service to transform technology for our customers. With Involta, we’ll now be able to offer our customers a greater range of IT services to support their digital transformation. We’re looking forward to blending our teams and working together.”

The Canton facility was bought by real estate investment trust Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT II (now known as Sila Realty Trust, Inc) for $9.4 million in 2018 and leased to SecureData365. It is still listed on Sila’s portfolio page.