NTT Com, a subsidiary of Japanese networking giant NTT, has announced plans to acquire Secure-24, a provider of managed IT services headquartered in Southfield, Michigan.

Secure-24 owns two SSAE 16 compliant data centers in Michigan and leases space from Switch on the SuperNAP campus in Las Vegas, specializing in hosting applications from major enterprise vendors like Oracle and SAP.

The deal has been cleared by the shareholders of both companies. The exact financial terms were not disclosed.

Secure-24 data center in Michigan
Secure-24 data center in Michigan – Secure-24

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Secure-24 has been offering managed IT services since 2001. Its clients represent Fortune 1000 companies in sectors including manufacturing, finance, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, insurance, government and transportation.

The company also runs an ‘in-house training academy’ that helps develop outstanding students and graduates into fully-fledged IT engineers.

Under the terms of the deal, Secure-24 will be integrated into the NTT Group portfolio, enhancing NTT’s ability to deliver managed services – an increasingly popular category of remote infrastructure services.

“This acquisition brings the unparalleled service levels, application expertise, security and compliance support of Secure-24 to the global NTT community,” said Mike Jennings, CEO of Secure-24.