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Equinix appoints Lorraine Wilkinson as UK Regional VP for Sales

19 November 2020 | Abigail Opiah

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Equinix (Nasdaq: EQIX) has announced the appointment of Lorraine Wilkinson (pictured) as its new Regional Vice President for Sales for the United Kingdom.

Wilkinson is set to be a key member of the UK leadership team and will be responsible for implementing and progressing Equinix’s sales strategy in the UK.

She brings her 25 years of sales experience within the tech sector to Equinix, and most recently she was Vice President of the UK and Ireland for Global Compute and Client Solutions Sales at Dell Technologies, where she was responsible for selling workforce and data centre solutions to some of the largest companies in the region.

Her work in this role supported Dell achieving a top market share position in both mainstream servers and commercial PC segments.

“Lorraine Wilkinson is joining Equinix at a pivotal moment as digital transformation within the UK continues to accelerate as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Russell Poole, Managing Director, UK, Equinix.

“Now more than ever, enterprises are rapidly expanding their IT infrastructure to connect with each other and thrive in a new digital era.

“This is underscored by Equinix’s Global Interconnection Index Vol.4, which forecasts that overall interconnection bandwidth—the measure of private connectivity for the transfer of data between organisations—within London will achieve a 45% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2019 to 2023.

“Lorraine’s appointment at this time strengthens Equinix’s sales team as it works to support the UK’s vital positioning as a strategic interconnection hub for digital enterprises looking to compete on a global scale.”

As Regional Vice President of Sales, UK at Equinix, Wilkinson will continue her proven track record of delivering transformational solutions to large global customers.

“It is essential that enterprises have strong digital infrastructures in place in order to succeed in the digital age,” said Lorraine Wilkinson, Regional Vice President Sales, UK, Equinix.

“Equinix offers the foundation vital to companies as they digitise and connect with extensive ecosystems of partners, clouds and network service providers, through private and direct interconnections.

“I am looking forward to working with the Equinix team and our broad Channel partner network to nurture customer relationships, deliver solutions that assist organisations in their digital transformation and bolster Equinix’s position in the UK market.”