January Member News Highlights

TierPoint LLC, Waterbury is proceeding to acquire Cosentry, a rapidly growing provider of Cloud, colocation and managed services with 200 employees based in Omaha, NE. The combined locations extend TierPoint’s reach to 24 markets, 38 data centers, and more than 6,000 customers coast-to-coast. The companies share a client-focused culture, providing local support and access to enterprise class IT solutions.

Connecticut Computer Service (CCS), Rocky Hill and Southington, announced their merger with Hartford’s Case Partners. CCS, known for its network support infrastructure expertise, will now combine with Case’s web, mobile and application development experience to offer robust computer services for clients. Ralph Carbone, Jr., CCS CEO, said complementary technology offerings and common industry focuses will help the merger succeed.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals‘ burgeoning growth in Cheshire spurred its relocation to 100 College Street, New Haven, now in progress with the transition of the first 100 employees. Will Ginsberg, President & CEO of The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, welcomes the relocation of  “… a major global company like Alexion … headquarters into a new building with over a 1000 jobs in downtown New Haven.”

Recruiter.com, Farmington, a 2014 CTC Top Tech Company to Watch, announced a joint venture with Jasper Group Holdings of NY, to produce proprietary software and a strong distribution network for a world class split network and centralized platform for recruitment and staffing for direct employers. Miles Jennings, Recruiter’s co-founder and CEO said “It’s a 50/50 joint venture for that particular new business. It’s not a merger of the actual companies.”

SecureRF, a Shelton-based provider of security solutions for the Internet of Things, has a new Silicon Valley office to serve its growing semiconductor software systems customer base, and as a strategic move into the global technology hub. This positions SecureRF to enhance its Algebraic Eraser™ core technology and collaborate with FPGA and SOC design firms to support direct service for client communities in security, privacy and productivity.

Tierion, cloud storage and blockchain specialists in Hartford, have been featured in a two-part Forbes blog article about the various types of blockchain startups. Read the Forbes Magazine article.

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