Denver, CO – October 3, 2013 – ViaWest, the leading colocation services provider in North America, announces the appointment of Todd Meester as its Regional Vice President and General Manager of the Minnesota region. Todd will lead the development and growth of ViaWest’s market expansion in the region.
When completed in the first quarter of 2014, ViaWest’s Minneapolis data center will offer its comprehensive suite of premium wholesale and retail colocation, managed and cloud services, along with hybrid combinations to meet growing demand for flexible and scalable IT solutions. Built on a 28-acre campus environment, the data center will encompass 150,000 square feet, including 75,000 square feet of raised floor space.
“Todd’s deep roots in the local technology community and his knowledge of the Minnesota region make him a great addition to our team,” states Christopher Rajiah, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at ViaWest. “His commitment to both service excellence and operational rigor are consistent with how we approach our customers. We look forward to growing our Minnesota market under Todd’s adept leadership and meeting the needs of the local business community with our complete package of colocation, managed services and cloud offerings.”
“ViaWest’s robust IT infrastructure solutions provide companies production and backup solutions tailored to meet their growth and compliance requirements,” comments Meester. “We look forward to dialing into the Minnesota business and technology sectors and contributing to local community endeavors.” Meester adds that Minneapolis is a perfect fit for ViaWest due to its mix of vertical market focus, including financial, healthcare, manufacturing and technology.
Prior to ViaWest, Meester was General Manager and Regional Director of Enterprise Markets for Level 3 Communications in the Midwest where he was responsible for growing the overall business segment, and for supporting life-cycle management for medium to large enterprises. Previously, he held leadership roles with XO Communications and McLeodUSA, which included multiple years of experience in the Partner Channel.
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