MONTREAL, Quebec — April 25, 2017— Exelerence Holdings Inc. (“Exelerence”), an investment company focused on the rapidly growing internet infrastructure industry, is pleased to announce that Competitive Telecoms Group, Inc. (‘CTG’), one of the leading consulting and recruiting companies in the Telecommunications and Data Center space, with nearly 100 global carrier and data center clients, has been selected as Agent to assist Exelerence in developing strategic growth opportunities in the U.S., Europe and Asia for its fiber-optic and data center businesses.
Exelerence’s holdings in Canada include Metro Optic, an independent provider of high-speed fiber-optic solutions for the enterprise, carrier and cloud markets, and I.C.E Datacenters, a leading colocation and interconnection focused data center provider.
“We are excited to partner with CTG to pursue international growth opportunities for our fiber and data center businesses,” states Michael Bucheit, CEO of I.C.E Datacenters. “Canada is experiencing dramatic growth in the internet infrastructure sector, largely driven by international enterprises, cloud service providers and carriers. CTG’s global executive network allows us to be closer to key decision-makers on a global basis and thus accelerate our growth trajectory through strategic partnerships.”
“With the recent addition of Larry Fisher as our Vice President, Consulting Services, we are well positioned to play a larger role in emerging technologies,” comments Jerry DeMartino, CEO of Competitive Telecoms Group, and former President of MCI International and CEO of GlobeNet. “While best known for our recruiting capabilities, CTG continues to expand our business development, consulting, board placement and M&A practice with major industry players.”
To learn more about Competitive Telecoms Group, visit www.competitivetelecoms.com, or call 1.914.248.5991.
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About Competitive Telecoms Group, Inc.
Competitive Telecoms Group (CTG) is a specialist executive placement and advisory firm for the telecommunications industry. With an extensive proprietary database, experienced recruiters and proven executive leadership, the company’s knowledge, speed and network remain unmatched.
CTG was founded in 1999 in New York by Jerry DeMartino, former President of MCI International, the multi-billion dollar subsidiary of MCI. After more than 26 years as a senior executive holding senior positions in strategy, development, sales, marketing and international, Mr. DeMartino saw the unique opportunity to create an organization of senior executives and affiliates with extensive, competitive telecommunications and technology expertise to provide services to Carrier and Data Center players throughout the world. For more information about CTG, visit www.competitivetelecoms.com.
About Metro Optic
Metro Optic is an independent provider of datacenter-neutral high-speed fiber network solutions. Since its inception, Metro Optic offers specialized telecommunications services and solutions to medium and large-sized businesses, telecom carriers, cloud operators, wholesalers and datacenter operators. Its carrier-neutral datacenter at 875 Saint-Antoine is the fiber-densest interconnection center in Montreal. To learn more, visit www.metrooptic.com.
About I.C.E Datacenters
I.C.E Datacenters (Interconnection and Colocation for the Enterprise) operates multiple datacenter sites and interconnection hubs in Canada. These include leading interconnection sites in downtown Montreal and in Markham (Toronto). I.C.E Datacenters combines deep datacenter expertise serving global enterprises and cloud operators in the U.S. and Canada with extensive know-how in operating high-speed fiber networks. For more information, visit www.icedatacenters.com.
iMiller Public Relations for CTG
Tel: +1 866 307 2510
Matthew De Martino, Director, CTG
Vanessa Graetz-Côté, Customer Care Manager and Marketing Coordinator Metro Optic
Tel: 514-954-1162 ext. 602