Colocation and IP Network Provider 123.Net Announces Acquisition of MICA.Net’s Customers

123.Net, Inc., a Southfield, Michigan-based provider of voice, data, and colocation infrastructure services to enterprises, carriers, and ISPs, has completed the acquisition of MICA’s (Michigan Internet Communications Association) customers.

123Net’s premier facility in Michigan offers over 100,000 sq.ft. of high capacity colocation and disaster recovery space.

MICA, a 20 year old company was one of the first Regional Internet Service Provider (ISP) in Southeastern Michigan. The company has been providing voice, data, and colocation infrastructure services to enterprises, carriers, ISPs, and technology companies for over 15 years. Over 80 percent of MICA’s clients are Fortune-1000 corporations, including some of Michigan’s largest architectural, automotive supplier, financial, and government institutions.

“Our top priority is to facilitate a smooth transition for the MICA clients,” said Dan Irvin, 123.Net’s chief executive officer (CEO). “We understand that clients have infused technology into virtually all aspects of their business and personal lives and that total continuity is of critical importance.  Beyond that, we’re excited to bring our industry leading services to even more Michigan businesses and residents.”

50Gbps+ IP network

123.Net currently operates a 50Gbps+ IP network connected to multiple global transit carriers, including Level 3, Savvis, Cogent, Comcast and others. Four metro fiber rings and long-haul fiber networks span over 2,100 route miles and covers over 70 nodes across Michigan.

“We continue to grow our infrastructure and service agreements through a series of strategic initiatives that include capital investment, partnerships and acquisitions,” said Irvin.  “MICA brings additional resources that are well aligned with our business model and market plans.  As a result, our clients, new and existing, will be better served.”