December 1, 2015

Immedion Expands Footprint into Midwest with Acquisition of Appica

Immedion Release

GREENVILLE, SC (December 1, 2015) Immedion LLC, a South Carolina-based provider of data center services including Cloud, colocation and managed IT services, announced today its expansion into the Midwest through the acquisition ofAppica, a provider of Cloud and data center services located in Cincinnati, Ohio. The acquisition brings an added layer of geographic diversity to both companies and leverages Immedion's technical expertise, high-performance Cloud architecture and scalable infrastructure solutions with Appica's in-depth knowledge of the local IT market.

Established in 2002, Appica operates two data center facilities in greater Cincinnati and serves clients worldwide. Appica is SSAE 16 audited and offers carrier-neutral network capabilities, full power redundancy and compliance-ready solutions designed to help clients meet HIPAA and other regulatory requirements. Additionally, Appica provides a comprehensive suite of Cloud services including AppBlock, an on-premise or off-site IT platform for production and recovery environments designed, configured, and monitored to safeguard a business's data and workflow. AppBlock platforms are equipped with built-in elements of redundancy suited for business continuity and disaster recovery.

"The acquisition of Appica is a natural fit for Immedion," said Immedion CEO Frank Mobley. "Both companies share a complementary portfolio of IT services, proven track record of minimizing customer downtime and a focus on providing excellent customer service to our local markets. We are excited about the opportunity to expand Immedion's presence into the Midwest."

Customers take advantage of Immedion's secure and scalable infrastructure services for primary production, disaster recovery or as a supplement to their current data center environment. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Immedion was founded with the goal of bringing the enterprise-class data center and managed IT services available in large cities to smaller markets. After proving its business model in Greenville, Immedion has steadily expanded its operations to Columbia, Charleston and Rock Hill, SC and Asheville, NC. The acquisition of Appica's two Cincinnati data centers will bring Immedion to seven data center facilities.

"This is an incredible opportunity for our customers and Cincinnati team," said Appica CEO Aaron Larkins. "Immedion's track record and expertise in this industry will complement our common goals of delivering 100% uptime to our customers and to ensuring the availability and security of their data. As an Immedion data center, we are excited to join a growing company that shares our values and will provide additional data center markets, resources, and cloud platforms expertise to further support our customers."

Financial and Legal Advisors

DH Capital served as the financial advisor to Appica and Greenberg Traurig, LLP served as Appica's legal advisor.

About Immedion

Immedion's objective is to keep customer business-critical data and applications available 100% of the time 24x7x365. They accomplish this by coupling world-class data center facilities and a strategic array of managed services developed to deliver the highest degree of reliability at a very competitive price. Since 2007, Immedion provided its customers with fully redundant power, Internet bandwidth, cooling and humidity control to secure their IT infrastructure. Customers leverage Immedion's enterprise-class data centers and Cloud services to minimize critical computer system downtime caused by commercial power outages, Internet problems, or other system failures. Immedion is headquartered in Greenville, SC with additional data center facilities in Asheville, NC, Columbia, Charleston and Rock Hill, SC and Cincinnati, OH. For more information please visit or contact Immedion at 864.908.3000.