To Acquire Nacio Assets
Agreement would add managed services to data center offerings
March 24, 2002 -- ClearBlue Technologies has agreed to
acquire the assets of Nacio Systems, and plans to integrate Nacio's
suite of managed services into its 21 data centers nationwide.
The deal marks the second acquisition by ClearBlue, the
recently renamed operating unit of BJK Investments, which bought
the former COLO.COM's chain of data centers last September.
As with COLO.COM, Nacio is in chapter 11 bankruptcy. The acquisition
is subject to the approval of the bankruptcy court.
"This strategic move into the managed services market will
place ClearBlue at the forefront of technology management bringing
colocation, regional, and additional services to our customers
for a complete outsourced IT offering," said Mark Lambourne,
president of ClearBlue.
will remain in Novato, California, and ClearBlue has no plans
to discontinue operations or reduce staff, Lambourne said in a
to customers on the company's web site.
Technologies has solidified the foundation for a prominent entrance
into the managed services market," said Lambourne. "I
am confident that our national footprint, our global expertise
and our financial stability will position us for further success
as we expand our acumen into other areas and continue to develop
in 1994 as MasterLink USA, Nacio
Systems initially focused on systems integration and software.
In 1996 it moved into providing businesses with Internet access
and related services. MasterLink changed its name to NACIO Systems
in June 2000.
is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BJK
Investments, Inc. Based in San Francisco, ClearBlue manages
21 carrier-neutral data centers in key cities around the US.