About us

From the first to the largest

EvoSwitch was founded in 2007 as part of the Ocom Group, Europe’s largest privately owned internet services company, and the first carbon and carrier-neutral data center in the Netherlands. Since then we have grown continuously, reflecting the phenomenal year-on-year growth of the Internet in general and our customers in particular.  Following through on our carrier-neutral proposition, we have also built up a diverse ecosystem of telecommunications carriers and network service providers that help our customers connect cost-effectively and with confidence.

Growth has been rapid. We began with a single room and now we operate the largest data center facility in the Netherlands. Since 2012 we have also operated a sizeable premium colocation facility near Washington DC, in one of the USA’s main global interconnection hubs.

Today, we serve hundreds of customers from all around the world, ranging from hosting providers to multinational enterprises, cloud service providers and public sector institutions. Our customers make us an important and integral part of the daily online experience of millions of people around the world with high peak performances.

Building customer value

We try hard to give our customers more than other colocation providers, by excelling in the provision of infrastructure and connectivity. Our intimate understanding of best practice design, build, operations and compliance ensure that the mission-critical applications in our facilities run with optimum availability, security and efficiency.  As customers grow or change direction our expert support ensures that they can scale quickly and efficiently. Through our internal marketplace and solutions like EvoSwitch OpenCloud we also work closely with customers to optimize their connectivity and partner opportunities, adding value to their businesses and where possible accelerating their growth. 

We understand the importance of a strong company culture, aligned to a set of common values.

Our Values And Policy

We understand the importance of a strong company culture, aligned to a set of common values. Our strategic and operational plans are developed to support the following shared core values:

Innovation

This is the driving force of our company. We aim to always remain one step ahead by developing products and solutions that fit our customers’ demands. Internally, we actively encourage our employees to present new ideas and develop them into innovative products.

Professionalism

We strive to operate and communicate with integrity at all times, offering customers a level of support and care that we are proud of.

Transparency

Openness begins with active communication, ensuring that both our employees and customers are informed of new developments as quickly and clearly as possible.

Respect

We treat customers and fellow employees with the respect they deserve and we invest in and nurture these important relationships. We also respect the environment and strive to reduce our impact on the environment through a mix of individual and company-wide initiatives.

Engagement

We value the commitment of employees to their work and the delivery of the best service possible to our valued customers.

Our Policy

We at EvoSwitch aim at achieving continual improvement through implementing a management system with objectives and targets to continuously improve our quality and information security. And reduce our environmental impact by working with staff and other stakeholders through improvement practices in compliance with legal and other requirements and be a role model for others to follow.

Eric Boonstra, CEO

balance between economic, social and environmental factors

Corporate Social Responsibility

We believe that a company should achieve a balance between economic, social and environmental factors to operate successfully and flourish today and in the future.

EvoSwitch member of The Green Fan

Sustainability

EvoSwitch operates one of the most energy efficient data centers in Europe and is considered a leader in green IT. Sustainability for us means being responsible for preserving the environment and always acting as a steward of our natural resources. We are concerned about global warming so we strive to reduce our energy consumption and carbon footprint, while investing in renewable energy. Given that many data centers are among the largest energy consumers in the world, we have shown environmental leadership and hope others will follow our successful example.

Fulfilment

We want our people to enjoy working in a professional environment. Professionally, we challenge our employees to be the best that they can be, and we always remember the human side of things. At the end of the day, we want everyone who works at EvoSwitch to enjoy themselves, feel satisfied and fulfilled.