Cogeco Peer 1

Cogeco Peer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cogeco Communications Inc., which provides business-to-business products and services, such as colocation , network connectivity , managed hosting , cloud services, and IT managed services . [1] Cogeco Peer 1 is headquartered in Toronto , ON, Canada . [1]

History

On October 19, 2015, Cogeco Cable Inc. announced the unification of two of its subsidiaries, Cogeco Data Services and Peer 1 Hosting. [2]

Cogeco Data Services

  • On April 1, 2008, Cogeco acquired MaXess Networx , a division of EnWin Utilities. [3]
  • On June 13, 2008, Cogeco Acquired the Telecommunications Division of Toronto Hydro , Toronto’s Municipal Electric Utility. [4] On July 31, 2008, Toronto Hydro Telecom sold all the shares to Cogeco Cable Canada Inc. and became Cogeco Data Services. [5]
  • On August 2, 2011, Cogeco Cable acquired Quiettouch Inc. and was integrated by Cogeco Data Services to complement their array of services. [6]
  • On August 31, 2011, Cogeco Cable Acquired MTO Telecom Inc. (the largest private telecom provider and fiber network operator in the greater Montreal area) and was integrated under Cogeco Data Services to expand CDS ‘presence in the Province of Quebec . [7]

Peer 1 Hosting

The company was founded in Vancouver , British Columbia , Canada in 1999 by Lance Tracey and Mark Teolis. [8] From the beginning, the co-founders targeted small- and medium-sized business customers. [8] Peer 1 Hosting offered colocation, dedicated servers, managed hosting, private cloud services, cloud storage, hosted email, and cloud-based graphics processing. [9]

  • In 2004, the company acquired ServerBeach , a dedicated hosting provider located in San Antonio , Texas , for $ US7.5 million. [10]
  • In 2007, the company introduced an incubation program that combined discounted hosting services with consulting assistants. [11] In 2010, the company built a new energy-efficient and green data center located just outside Toronto. [10] [12]
  • To provide Internet users with a visual perspective, the company developed a graphical “Map of the Internet” that depicts the layout of all the networks that connect to the Internet. [13] [14] [15] Much of the data was collected from the Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA). In 2013, the company launched an interactive mobile app version. [16]
  • On November 7, 2011, Peer 1 announced launching its new Zunicore cloud division. [17] [18]

Services offered

  • Cloud [1]
  • Hosting [1]
  • Managed IT Services [1]
  • Network Connectivity [1]
  • Colocation [1]

Cogeco Peer provides services in the following verticals: online retail, financial services, technology, public sector, education, health care, business services, manufacturing, media and online gaming. [1]

Rentals

  • United States: Atlanta, Miami, San Antonio, Herndon, Los Angeles [19]
  • United Kingdom: London, Southampton, Portsmouth [19]
  • France: Nice, Paris [19]
  • Canada: Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal [19]

More than 50 points of presence, including in Germany, the Netherlands and Mexico. [1]

References

  1. ^ Jump up to:i 2016 Annual Report ” [1] .” Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  2. Jump up^ Presenting Cogeco Peer 1 “[2].” Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  3. Jump up^ Cogeco Cable complete the acquisition of MaXess Networx® “[3].” Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  4. Jump up^ Cogeco Cable Acquires Toronto Hydro Telecom Inc. “[4].” Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  5. Jump up^ Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations for the Year Ended “[5].” Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  6. Jump up^ Cogeco Cable Complete the Acquisition of Quiettouch Inc. “[6].” Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  7. Jump up^ Cogeco Montreal Acquires Cable’s MTO Telecom “[7].” Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  8. ^ Jump up to:b Fabio Banducci, President and CEO, Peer 1 Hosting shares His deep expertise ” [8] .” Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  9. Jump up^ Peer 1 Dedicated Hosting Review “[9].” Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  10. ^ Jump up to:b Peer 1 Acquires ServerBeach ” [10] .” Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  11. Jump up^ Peer 1 cheaper promises, easier SaaS for ISVs “[11].” Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  12. Jump up^ Peer 1 awnings flagship data center in Toronto “[12].” Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  13. Jump up^ Ever wonder what the Internet looks like? “[13].” Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  14. Jump up^ Check out This Beautiful Map of the Internet “[14].” Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  15. Jump up^ The Internet looks like a golden flower … “[15].” Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  16. Jump up^ Map of the Internet: This mobile app visualizes the Internet in 3D “[16].” Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  17. Jump up^ PEER Web Host Creates 1 New Division to Launch Public Cloud “[17].” Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  18. Jump up^ Inside PEER 1’s New Zunicore Public Cloud Division “[18].” Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  19. ^ Jump up to:d Cogeco Peer 1 Website ” [19] .” Retrieved November 9, 2016.