05 April 2018
| Natalie Bannerman
365 Data Centers has named Robert Allison as its new director of business development based in the company’s Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale, Florida offices.
In this new role Allison will act
as the primary point of contact for businesses in South Florida
needing 365’s cloud, colocation, network, business
continuity and virtual managed services product offerings.
Commenting on Allison’s appointment, Bob
DeSantis, chief executive officer of 365 Data Centers, said:
"Robert Allison brings an incredible amount of expertise to
365’s client base in South Florida to assist them
in identifying and solving their hybrid data centre service
requirements. We encourage all area business leaders seeking to
optimize their IT infrastructure and data centre services to
reach out to Robert. At 365 Data Centers, we strive to make
technology humanised. Hiring Mr. Allison, with his data centre
services expertise in the South Florida market, is an example
of our commitment to adding the very best professionals in the
industry to help our current and future clients."
Allison enters the role as a 25-year veteran of the
communications and technology industries particularly in the
areas of colocation, cloud, network and managed services.
Before joining 365 Data Centers he served in senior sales and
business development leadership roles at Peak 10 which is now
Flexential, Telx which is now Digital Realty and Cogent
"The South Florida market poses unique opportunities and
challenges. I have been working with South Florida business
leaders for over a decade and understand the intricacies of
operating businesses in this part of the country. I look
forward to lending my expertise in creating the best
colocation, network, cloud, business continuity and IT
solutions for 365’s clients," added Allison.
In addition to
Allison’s news, 365 Data Centers also recently
announced the appointment of Jeff Slapp as the
company’s vice president of cloud services &
support. In his new role Slapp will lead 365 Data
Centers’ newly created cloud and virtual managed
services product offerings.
Slapp has over 20 years’ experience in the
technology industry particularly in server and storage
virtualisation, high-performance and high-availability design
and software-defined enterprise architectures. As well as this,
Slapp comes from a software development background with
specific emphasis on user-interface design, third-party
integration and system automation.
"Jeff Slapp will accelerate the advancement of our DRaaS,
BackUp and Cloud compute and storage service offerings, and the
roll out of these services into all of our markets by working
directly with our sales team and existing and prospective 365
customers," said DeSantis. "Our commitment to each of our
virtual service customers is to deliver an on premise
experience consistent with our 'Technology
Humanized’ approach to service delivery. We are
pleased to add Jeff’s expertise to our
organization during this period of growth as we continue to
transform 365 Data Centers into a nationally-recognized hybrid
data centre services provider."
Prior to joining 365 Data Centers, Slapp worked in virtual
systems engineering and sales engineering leadership roles at
companies such as: Iron Mountain, Citrix Systems, Host.net and
DataCore Software, in addition he has also owned and operated a
cloud and managed services business.
Commenting in his new position, Slapp said: "The competitive
landscape is very different today. Technology-focused
businesses must adapt with an agility never experienced before
in the industry to keep their edge in the marketplace.
Feature-rich, software-driven architectures combined with
world-class network and support services enable businesses to
meet this challenge. This is precisely what 365 Data Centers
delivers to its customers every day."
365 Data Centers,