Amsterdam, 11 December 2023

Atom86 is a provider of IP transit and connectivity services with 26 physical points-of-presence, serving over 70 datacenters throughout the Netherlands.

Atom86 focusses on constructing, designing, and managing of infrastructures that demand high-quality and dependable connectivity. The company's team is dedicated to maintaining the highest service and infrastructure management standards for its clients.

OctoNona’s mission is to empower customers by providing fast, reliable, and high-quality connectivity solutions, specializing in building and maintaining essential infrastructures. The acquisition of atom86, along with the earlier acquisition of Layer23, significantly enhances OctoNona's capabilities and service offerings. The combination enables OctoNona to offer a broader range of connectivity solutions to its clients that include IP transit and other connectivity services.

Maarten, CEO of OctoNona, stated, “We are excited to add such an experienced and renowned team of industry experts with the acquisition of atom86. Incorporating atom86 alongside our existing infrastructure, positions us to address the growing demands for secure, high-performance connectivity solutions. We are thrilled about our combined strengths and eager to provide improved services to our partners and clients."

Alex Bakker, Managing Partner at Photon Capital, commented, “Acquiring atom86 signifies an expansion in OctoNona’s service offerings and market reach, and a commitment to upholding a high-quality standard of connectivity offerings. We moreover see the addition of atom86 as an important step towards building a platform ready for European growth.”


About Photon Capital:

Photon Capital is a specialized investor that builds and transforms platform businesses in digital infrastructure and energy. Our in-depth industry knowledge, a hands-on approach and broad experience form the main ingredients of our value creation programs.


About OctoNona:

OctoNona a European connectivity provider, specializing in developing, designing, and managing infrastructures for customers that demand high-quality connectivity solutions.

For more information: OctoNona


About atom86:

atom86 builds, designs, and manages infrastructures where fast, reliable, and high-quality connectivity is mission critical. Resolving customers connectivity issues and optimising their infrastructure is at the company’s core. Offering a range of connectivity services that include: IP Transit, Datacenter Connectivity, Cloud Connect and Secure Connect.

For more information: atom86   


About Schuberg Philis:

Schuberg Philis provides mission-critical IT to organizations in vital industries. The company is founded on the belief that IT can impact business and society for the better. With two locations in the Netherlands and more than 400 colleagues, Schuberg Philis takes a human-centric approach that lives up to its tagline: “It's the people, actually.” The company works with diverse customers, such as Achmea, Argenta, BNP Paribas, CCV, De Volksbank, Enexis, Geldmaat, HEINEKEN, ING, Jumbo, KLM, Ministry of Finance, MN, Nederlands Loodswezen, NewCold, NS, Philips DA, Port of Rotterdam, PostNL, and Rabobank.   

For more information: Schuberg Philis