A number of data center service providers had significant personnel news this week. Here's a roundup:
- Internap Network Services (INAP) has eliminated the position of Chief Technology Officer, and current CTO Timothy Sullivan will leave the company, Internap said in an SEC filing this week. Rob Powell at Telecom Ramblings has more.
- Sacramento data center operator Advanced Data Centers (ADC) has hired industry veteran Chris Sumter as vice president of sales, the company said Thursday. Sumter, formerly director of sales for Digital Realty Trust, brings over 15 years of experience in data center sales to ADC. As Vice President of Sales, Sumter will initially oversee leasing activities for ADC’s McClellan Park Data Center. "I am delighted to welcome Chris to ADC," said Michael Cohen, president of ADC. "His unique and diverse background, coupled with his deep data center roots and telecommunications understanding, will be an invaluable asset as ADC continues to grow."
- Managed hosting provider DataPipe has appointed Mack Treece as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Treece brings more than 20 years experience in global operations, finance, direct and indirect sales at companies including Bell Atlantic and Ortange Business Services. "Mack comes to DataPipe with exactly the right blend of experience, expertise, and proven leadership results," said Robb Allen, Founder and CEO of DataPipe. "We are confident that he will be a tremendous asset as DataPipe continues to expand to meet the growing demand for enterprise managed services."