US colocation firm ColoHouse has acquired Hivelocity, a bare metal colocation provider.

Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

Inside Hivelocity's existing data center in Tampa
Hivelocity's data center in Tampa – Hivelocity

The companies say the acquisition combines ColoHouse’s infrastructure and hosting services with Hivelocity’s bare metal servers, network automation, and virtual private cloud solutions.

Jeremy Pease, ColoHouse CEO, said: “Together, ColoHouse and Hivelocity create a unique, next-generation provider that places the customer’s needs and success at the forefront, providing them with the connectivity and computing power required to deploy and manage modern applications and data.”

The CEO of Hivelocity, Mike Architetto, added: “Our mission at Hivelocity is to create a company with a singular focus on simplifying hosting with an exceptional customer experience. Combined with ColoHouse, Hivelocity can accelerate its capabilities and continue its legacy of simplifying IT for its customers.”

In addition to the integration of the companies’ services, the combined entities plan to launch a new private cloud offering in Q3 of this year. The cloud offering will be designed for enterprise virtualization environments to optimize workloads.

This acquisition will be ColoHouse’s seventh since being acquired by Valterra Partners and fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty LLC (1547 CSR) in 2021.

ColoHouse’s acquisitions include Lume Cloud in September 2021, US colo firm Steadfast in January 2022, and the Quonix Group in November 2021. The company operates seven data centers across North America.

Hivelocity, headquartered in Tampa, Florida, was founded in 2002 and specializes in the operation of colocation and cloud services. The company claims to operate in more than 40 international locations spanning six continents.