R&M acquires US based Realm Communications
Swiss Cabling specialist R&M announced the acquisition of Realm Communications Group, a North American fiber-optic specialist based in Milpitas, California. Founded in 1987, and the Silicon Valley’s OEMs. Founded in 1987, Realm is a leader in developing and supplying advanced fibre management products for datacentre, wireless antenna systems, and enterprise networks.
In many ways, the innovative and high-quality cabling solutions from Realm and R&M are complimentary and offer an extended solutions portfolio for the customers.
“The acquisition of Realm offers R&M access to the world’s most important network cabling market, allowing us to serve customers on each continent with high-end network solutions for the LAN, data centre and public network markets,” said Michel Riva, CEO of R&M. “We are very excited about the new growth opportunities with this geographical expansion. Realm is not only providing us with complementary technology but will also give us access to high end-customers in the strongly growing North American data centre market”.
John Russell, Founder of Realm said, “Over the last 28 years, we have built excellent customer relationships through our expertise in fiber-optic technology and our ability to react swiftly to customer needs. We are thrilled to become a part of R&M’s global organisation. Together we can accelerate our growth and take the company to the next level.