Rogers Communications Inc. acquired Markham, Ont.-based Blackiron Data ULC for $200 million from Primus Telecommunications Group, Rogers said Wednesday. In a release, Rogers said Blackiron is a provider of data centre and cloud computing services with about 4,000 customers. The company is a national, facilities-based provider, Rogers said, with eight data centres spanning Toronto, Ottawa, London, Edmonton and Vancouver. Rogers said the purchase of Blackiron, which reported revenue of $33.7 million US in 2012, would help Rogers’ business solutions division enhance its suite of enterprise-level data centre and cloud computing services. The company added the acquisition would also help it improve its fibre-based network connectivity services.