CAPRE Exclusive | Evoque DCS Leadership Offers Lessons Learned Standing up a Company, Establishing International Footprint

LEESBURG, VA -- Established in 2019, Evoque Data Center Solutions is a colocation provider that operates an excess of 30 data center facilities worldwide. A portfolio company of Brookfield Infrastructure, the company was launched in January 2019 upon the Brookfield acquisition of AT&T's data center assets. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Evoque owns and operates 31 data centers across four continents and 11 countries. Evoque Data Center Solutions offers clients a secure space in a highly available and redundant environment. The company supports a diversified base of colocation customers across multiple segments, including utilities, transport, energy, communications, healthcare, and technologies in North and South America, Asia Pacific and Europe. In anticipation of CAPRE's Women of Mission Critical Summit September 9 & CAPRE’s Mid-Atlantic Data Center Summit September 10, we connected with Tim Caulfield, President & CEO, as well as Drew Leonard, Senior Vice-President, to check in on the latest in Evoque's journey as the newest global-start up in the sector. CAPRE: Thanks for chatting with us guys. What’s the latest at Evoque as we round the corner of this year, looking forward to 2020? Caulfield: 2019 has been a good year for us. As you know, we’re probably the newest global start-up in the sector. We acquired the data center assets of AT&T, but what we acquired were the data centers, not an operating entity. So we’ve been very busy standing up the company and carving it out, turning it into…