datacenterHawk Acquired by Private Equity Firm

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Simplify Compliance, a portfolio company of private equity firm Leeds Equity Partners, has acquired datacenterHawk. With its headquarters in Dallas, Texas, DatacenterHawk is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) supplier of real-time data on the data center real estate market, including supply and demand trends spanning all principal and secondary data center markets in North America and Europe.

David Liggitt, President and Founder of datacenterHawk
“This acquisition will accelerate our ability to enable clients in the data center market to make better, informed decisions over the long term,” said David Liggitt, President and Founder of datacenterHawk.

datacenterHawk will join Simplify Compliance under its CCMI brand, which develops and delivers specialized, intelligent telecom data solutions and content-rich resources to communications service providers and the enterprise market.

datacenterHawk represents the seventh acquisition for Simplify Compliance since its formation in 2016. The deal’s financial details weren’t made public.

“The strategic addition of datacenterHawk to our telecommunication portfolio extends the reach of our existing fiber search tools deeper into the data center space and expands our international presence,” said Dan Oswald, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Simplify Compliance. “The quality and accessibility of datacenterHawk’s offerings will improve decisions and efficiency for our customers.”

Expanding Hyperscale Markets

datacenterHawk’s key offerings would include:

Hawk Insight – Makes it easier for teams working on data centers to make decisions based on a clear understanding of supply, demand, and price.

Hawk Search – Swiftly search for and comprehend the data center industry by market, provider, and availability for data center experts.

Hawk Hyperscale – Helps data center specialists understand the expanding hyperscale markets.

“We’re excited to be a part of the Simplify Compliance team. We care deeply about empowering people to make better data center decisions by providing accurate information through the datacenterHawk platform,” said David Liggitt, President and Founder of datacenterHawk. “This acquisition will accelerate our ability to enable clients in the data center market to make better, informed decisions over the long term. I look forward to leading the next phase of the datacenterHawk platform and am excited about what’s to come.”