UnitedLayer completes acquisition of Bungi Communications, Inc.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – UnitedLayer has recently acquired in an all stock transaction, the boutique IP transit company called Bungi Communications, Inc. Bungi was founded in 2004 by Dave Rand, a founder of Abovenet Communications. Bungi communications, Inc. has been providing IP transit services to a variety of companies and the transition to UnitedLayer’s network shall be seamless to the customers.
Arman Khalili, CEO UnitedLayer, says that “Bungi is a strategic purchase for UnitedLayer as it expands our team through the addition of Dave Rand to our very robust executive roster. We are excited to be working with Dave as he is a recognized and proven industry leader in our space, having built Abovenet into the global leader that it is today.”
Dave Rand states that “UnitedLayer is an exciting company that has weathered the early decades downturn. As an emerging managed infrastructure services company, I see great potential for the one-stop shop concept and hope to be accretive to building that vision. I am pleased to be joining this expanding team.”
UnitedLayer, Inc. is a North American internet infrastructure service & colocation company offering: IP transit, managed colocation and managed hardware services in multiple datacenters strategically located throughout North America. UnitedLayer provides a single vendor, customer focused suite of established, best-practice internet infrastructure services that enable our customer-partners to realize their internet business goals all backed by a team of recognized industry experts.
Bungi Communications, Inc was founded in 2004 and is the project of Dave Rand. Dave Rand has authored a number of RFCs (Internet Standards), and patents. As a co-founder of Abovenet Communications, Inc, he helped build one of the last Tier-one Internet networks. He has also founded a number of companies, including Kelkea, a spam prevention company acquired by Trend Micro, Inc in 2005.