Mohamed Arab Joins VPLS as VP of Cloud and Managed Services

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The 20-year industry veteran will lead the growing engineering and services delivery team.

VPLS, a technology solutions provider offering edge-to-cloud computing and services, announces that Mohamed Arab has joined the organization in the role of Vice President of Cloud and Managed Services. In his new role, Mohamed will oversee the company’s strategic direction, operational management, and technical product innovation.

Prior to joining VPLS, Mohamed served as the Vice President of Technology at Hivelocity Hosting, a provider of cloud hosting, bare metal, and colocation services. During his tenure there, he grew the company’s West Coast business by fourfold. He was also similarly instrumental as the CTO at Rack Alley, a company which he founded, grew, and eventually divested in 2017. Mohamed brings decades of experience in the area of internet technologies, specifically design, security, support, and sales.

“We are excited to welcome Mohamed to the VPLS family,” stated Arman Khalili, CEO of VPLS. “Mohamed brings not only years of valuable industry experience to our organization, but also a passion for growing and developing high-performing technical and services teams. He is a strategic addition to the VPLS executive team and will be a key driver in helping to expand our offerings and global footprint.”

“I am thrilled at the opportunity to join the team,” said Mohamed Arab. “Having worked in the tech industry for more than 20 years, I’ve enjoyed tackling challenges that clients faced when it came to their IT projects. I look forward to working with my new team and delivering cutting-edge solutions and services to our clients as well as contributing to VPLS’s rapid growth.”

About VPLS

VPLS understands the technology and IT challenges that businesses and teams face in today’s competitive global environment. Trusted by more than 7,000 enterprise clients worldwide, VPLS is a leading provider of cloud, colocation, hosting, backup and DRaaS, data center, and security solutions. With this robust portfolio of IT solutions and a team of industry experts, VPLS partners with businesses to solve their most complex technology challenges.

Our carrier-neutral data centers are HIPAA, IDS, ISAE, SSAE, SOC2, and PCI DSS compliant, and supported by a global network backbone with over 400 Gbps of transit capacity, making VPLS the ideal on-ramp to the internet and public clouds like Amazon, Azure, Google and Oracle. VPLS’s network and security operations centers in Reston, VA; Los Angeles, CA; Orange, CA; and Bangkok, Thailand provide 24/7 managed service support offering help desk, managed server, managed security, managed switch, and managed wireless services.

VPLS’s team of solution technologists, with over 200 IT certifications and growing, strategically partner with brands like Cisco, Dell, Extreme, Fortinet, HPE, Palo Alto Networks, Ruckus, and Supermicro, to deliver the ideal hardware and software for your IT environment.

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