Latisys Appoints Christian Teeft as Vice President of Engineering for Data Center Services

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Data center technology and engineering veteran will drive Latisys’ next generation managed hosting and cloud services platform.

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Latisys, a leading national provider of colocation, managed hosting, managed services and disaster recovery solutions, today announced it has strengthened its data center technology team with the appointment of Christian Teeft as Vice President of Engineering – effective immediately.

In this role, Teeft will build out the firm’s next generation managed hosting and cloud services platform, and focus on delivering innovative, scalable solutions to enterprise customers, including managed compute, storage, security, network, backup and disaster recovery services.

“Throughout his 15 year career, Christian has established himself as an accomplished and forward-thinking data center engineering and product development professional,” said Evans Mullan, Chief Operating Officer, Latisys. “Christian’s considerable experience managing large teams and driving the development strategy for a wide range of innovative data center solutions makes him the ideal choice to lead our managed services initiatives and platform development.”

For the past nine years, prior to joining Latisys, Teeft served in various capacities at NTT America, most recently as VP of Product Development, Engineering and OSS. In that role, Teeft served as a core member of the management team responsible for setting the company’s strategic technology direction; and led multiple engineering teams responsible for Platform, Storage, Network, OSS, Custom Engineering, and DB practice. In addition, his organization was responsible for R&D of new products and services, managing and maintaining the hosting infrastructure for several data centers, and custom solution support.

“I have been impressed with Latisys’ focus on providing customers with flexible yet scalable products and solutions to help enterprises better manage, store and secure data,” said Teeft. “The opportunity to join a strong growth stage firm committed to best-of-breed engineering and development is one that I am excited to be a part of and lead.”

About Latisys
Latisys is a leading provider of colocation, managed hosting, managed services and disaster recovery solutions to medium-sized businesses, enterprise customers and government agencies. With a heritage serving business customers since 1994, and multiple high-density, SAS70 Type II compliant data centers across the United States, Latisys offers scalable outsourced IT infrastructure management solutions that provide customers what they need, when they need it. The firm’s new, state-of-the-art Tier III data center campus in Ashburn, Virginia compliments existing facility operations in Chicago, Denver and Irvine, California. As a data center-centric company, Latisys is quickly becoming the hosting and colocation company of choice for companies that demand more from their IT infrastructure partner. All while optimizing clients' return on investment. All while 'delivering more.' Call 1-866-956-9594 or visit http://www.latisys.com for additional information.

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