Tom Kress Joins UnitedLayer as Vice President of Sales, Channels, and Alliances

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Tom Kress Joins UnitedLayer as Vice President of Sales, Channels, and Alliances

UnitedLayer, a leading Managed Cloud provider, announced the hire of Tom Kress as its vice president of Worldwide Sales, Channels, and Alliances. In this role, Kress will be responsible for growing and managing the sales organization as well as continuing to drive UnitedLayer’s growth.

UnitedLayer teamed up with Spectrum Search Partners, a top executive recruitment firm, in the search for a talented sales executive to lead the sales department.

“Tom is a results-oriented sales leader with a track record of building sales organizations to deliver strong growth. His leadership and experience in driving revenue will be a valuable advantage as we continue to grow our business and company. I am excited to have Tom join our team,” said Abhijit Phanse, CEO, UnitedLayer.

Kress brings more than 20 years of infrastructure, software, and application sales experience to his new role at UnitedLayer. Prior to UnitedLayer, Kress served as SVP, Worldwide Sales Channels and Alliances at Dimension Data in the Cloud Solutions business unit. He has also contributed to successes at DotNetNuke, Hyperic, Internap, and MCI Communications. During his time at each company, Kress was successful in driving revenue exponentially and still holds the distinct honor at MCI Communications for individually selling the largest commercial deal.

Kress received his BS from the University of California at Berkeley.

About UnitedLayer

UnitedLayer, a leading Managed Cloud provider, offers secure enterprise-class Cloud, Colocation, and Disaster Recovery services. We have been serving enterprises and SMBs for over 12 years. Our customers include The City and County of San Francisco, Wikipedia, Diamond Foods, The Exploratorium, AT&T, Level3, and Abovenet. UnitedLayer’s secure managed cloud services are delivered from world class, SSAE 16-certified, PCI compliant, HIPAA compliant, and fully redundant Tier-3 data centers.

Headquartered at 200 Paul in San Francisco, UnitedLayer is one of the most networked Internet points of presence in the world. We operate a dual-stacked, high-performance, nationwide IPv4/IPv6 network backbone, and all of our services are backed by high-touch, fully-managed, 24x7x365 support. We offer extreme connectivity as well as the ability to deploy and manage comprehensive IT infrastructure solutions.

UnitedLayer currently operates five data centers in North America – in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Ashburn, and Toronto, with numerous additional networking POPs.

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