Digital Fortress Appoints New CEO

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Cloud Services and Infrastructure Leader Matt Gerber Joins Digital Fortress

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Digital Fortress™, Inc., Seattle’s largest regional retail colocation services provider, today announced that its board of directors has appointed Matt Gerber as chief executive officer, effective immediately.

Mr. Gerber brings more than 25 years of experience and proven leadership in growing technology companies. Prior to joining Digital Fortress, Mr. Gerber was most recently an executive at 2nd Watch, an Amazon Web Services Premier Partner. Mr. Gerber’s roles prior to 2nd Watch include CEO at IT-Lifeline, a cloud-based disaster recovery company, and CEO at SprayCool, a data center cooling infrastructure provider. Mr. Gerber currently serves as a board member for the Blue Box Group, an OpenStack cloud software and services company and Rohinni, a developer of next generation lighting technology.

“We are excited to have Matt in the leadership role at Digital Fortress,” said Mark Hughes, chairman of Digital Fortress. “He possesses a clear understanding of what customers want from an infrastructure provider and the first hand experience in building successful infrastructure and cloud companies. As we continue to create momentum, we are confident he will establish Digital Fortress as the premier infrastructure provider in the Pacific Northwest.”

For more information about Digital Fortress please visit: http://www.dfcolo.com.

About Digital Fortress

Digital Fortress™, Inc., is a privately held West Coast data center provider delivering secure, high density colocation services with carrier and cloud neutral hosting infrastructure. Managing over 60,000 sq. ft. in downtown Seattle, Wash., Digital Fortress services the enterprise customer with secure private-caged suites supported by professional 24×7 staff and diverse carrier neutral infrastructure connected to the Westin, Fisher Plaza and Seattle Internet Exchange. Digital Fortress™ data centers utilize the greenest utility in the nation – Seattle City Light – with over 96% of its energy derived from clean, inexpensive hydroelectric and wind power. Since 1994, more than 1,200 customers have entrusted their applications and servers to the mission-critical facilities and network operated by the merged entities of Digital Fortress.

For additional information about the company or its Seattle data centers, please call 877-720-0483, visit our website http://www.dfcolo.com, check out our blog http://dfcolo.com/news/ or email info(at)dfcolo(dot)com.

Source Digital Fortress™, Inc. – Your Foundation Should Be in a Fortress

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