BYTEGRID Acquires HIPAA-HITECH Compliant Private and Hybrid Cloud Services Platform, Sidus BioData

BYTEGRID Holdings LLC, a company focusing on the operation of multi-tenant data centers, has announced the acquisition of Sidus BioData (Sidus), a provider of compliant hosting solutions and compliance services for FDA and HIPAA-HITECH regulated companies.

Headquartered in Annapolis, MD, Sidus’ compliant offerings in cloud hosting, managed hosting and IT regulatory consulting services, provide a comprehensive solution for some of the world’s leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and health care companies globally who are required to comply with US, Canadian and European IT GMP regulations and HIPAA HITECH.

sidus-biodataSidus BioData‘s turn-key set of solutions meet privacy laws, security concerns, and audit transparency requirements. In addition, Sidus offers hosting solutions to federal, state and local government agencies. The company currently operates out of three locations, including two in Maryland and one in Boston, Massachusetts.

The acquisition would significantly accelerate BYTEGRID‘s product roadmap by enhancing its managed services offering and providing it with a differentiated compliant hosting solution focused on the Life Sciences and health care sectors. Additionally, the Sidus acquisition adds sales, product and technical resources and adds three data centers to BYTEGRID’s U.S. data center facilities portfolio.

Compliance Services

BYTEGRID’s data center facility in the Chicago region, CHI1

“The addition of Sidus, with their deep knowledge of compliance, their consultative approach and impressive levels of accreditation, is highly strategic for BYTEGRID and consistent with our efforts to broaden our services portfolio,” said Ken Parent, CEO of BYTEGRID. “We can now offer the industry’s most compliant cloud and IT infrastructure solutions positioning us as one of the strongest offerings for large compliance-conscious organizations.”

Overall, BYTEGRID now delivers services from nine data centers in six geographically dispersed markets encompassing more than 750,000 square feet of multi-tenant colocation data center space meeting the highest standards for security and reliability serving some of the world’s largest companies and government agencies, including numerous Fortune 50 companies.