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As an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) hosting provider, our mission is to deliver reliable and highly customized - though simplified - bare metal compute power to customers worldwide. When you turn to the experts at NovoServe, you can leverage the efficiency, scalability, and security of our high-performing hosting solutions.

Founded in 2015, NovoServe is an entrepreneurial and tech-oriented organization headquartered in the Netherlands. As a fast-growing company aiming for sustainable growth, we already have over 4,000 physical servers and 30,000 virtual servers under management. While our global network now exceeds 2 Tbps of available bandwidth.

Acknowledging the potential, in 2017, the German management and investment company BE Beteilungen GmbH decided to participate in NovoServe, enabling further international expansion in Europe and beyond. NovoServe is supported by the European Investment Fund (EIF). The EIF supports and promotes innovation, entrepreneurship, and economic growth across the European Union.

NOVOSERVE’S HISTORY

NovoServe’s Internet roots

2019

NovoServe Realizes Exponential Growth

Although quite a young hosting company, NovoServe has been able to show significant growth in 2019. NovoServe has managed to grow its total number of dedicated servers from 2,000 to 3,000, its virtual servers from 15,000 to 20,000 and the total number of peering partners from 130 to over 600.

2018

2,000 Dedicated Servers Under Management

NovoServe has 2,000 dedicated servers under management for clients worldwide, while the number of virtual servers running exceeds 30,000. With CSPs, MSPs, VARs and others selecting NovoServe for its excellent IaaS engineering capabilities against competitive price levels, the company’s year-over-year growth rate has nearly doubled.

2017

NovoServe Partners with Venture Capital Firm

Private equity fund BE Beteiligungen GmbH participates in NovoServe while taking a seat on the company’s Management Board. BE Beteiligungen’s management partner Rolf Brodbeck becomes Chairman of the Board at NovoServe, while investment analyst Manuel Apholz strengthens NovoServe’s management team as Board Member.

2016

NovoServe Acquires IAF and Avira Data Center

NovoServe realizes its first acquisitions. The company takes over Internet Access Facilities B.V. including their data center in Enschede. As well as security company Avira’s data center in Doetinchem. With these owned data centers and strengthened engineering capabilities, NovoServe - as an IaaS hosting provider - now is ready for further accelerated growth.

2015

IaaS Hosting Provider NovoServe Founded

In 2015, Herke Plantenga established a new company: NovoServe B.V., which is headquartered in Doetinchem, the Netherlands. The company’s Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) portfolio and engineering capabilities seem to cater to the needs of clients worldwide from day one. NovoServe is focused on delivering bare metal dedicated servers as well as virtual servers with a competitive price/performance ratio, while putting its emphasis on highly customized hosting solutions.

2010

Commissioning IAF DC (now NovoServe DCT)

IAF B.V. - with its data center sister company Twents Datacentrum (TDC) in Enschede - became one of the most modern full-service ISP's in the eastern part of the Netherlands at the border with Germany. IAF even constructed its fiber network in the Enschede Business & Science Park, where the data center with high-availability features is situated.

1992

NovoServe’s Internet Roots Run Even Deeper

Acquired by NovoServe in 2016, Internet Access Facilities (IAF) B.V. was initially founded as Internet Access Foundation - an NGO so to say and an ISP pioneer on the European market. Internet Access Foundation was established as an extension to the early-day Internet infrastructure development efforts in the United States.