CyrusOne, one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing data center operators and wholly owned subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB), announced today the appointment of Tesh Durvasula as the company’s Chief Commercial Officer. As Chief Commercial Officer, Durvasula will oversee strategy, marketing and sales for the company and will be a key member of the company’s executive management team.
“We are very excited to have Tesh join our team. He is a well-regarded executive with broad experience in the data center and interconnection industries, with a proven track record of success. Adding Tesh’s leadership and experience to our team will accelerate achievement of CyrusOne’s goal of becoming the preferred global data center provider to the Fortune 1000,” said Gary Wojtaszek, president and CEO of CyrusOne.
Durvasula has a wealth of experience in the IT infrastructure industry, most recently he served as Chief Marketing and Business Officer at QTS, which is a leading and well-respected data center provider. Prior to QTS, he was a co-founder and COO of NYC-Connect, a privately held interconnection business which was sold to Digital Realty Trust (NYSE: DLR) and Telx. In addition, he previously served as Vice President of Sales at Abovenet, a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions for businesses and carriers that was recently sold to Zayo.
“I am excited to be joining such a dynamic organization like CyrusOne,” said Durvasula. “CyrusOne’s successful business strategy of targeting the global Fortune 1000 is very unique and one that I believe is in the beginning stages of an outsourcing trend that will transform the Enterprise Data Center segment. The Massively Modular facilities that CyrusOne is constructing are far superior to what any Fortune 1000 company could build, and come at a significantly lower cost and with better efficiency. In addition, CyrusOne’s new statewide Internet exchange platform that is expected to be on-line at the end of the year, is a tremendous innovation that clearly highlights the convergence of the interconnection and data center industries and will bring the ‘power of the internet’ to our Enterprise customers.”CyrusOne specializes in highly reliable enterprise data center colocation, engineering facilities with the highest power redundancy (2N architecture) and power-density infrastructure required to deliver excellent availability. The company has designed facilities across the United States, Europe, and Asia that gives customers the flexibility and scale to perfectly match their specific growth needs. Renowned for exemplary customer service, CyrusOne’s technical experts deliver customized data center solutions. The company’s customers include more than 100 of the Fortune 1000 companies and 9 of the Fortune 20. CyrusOne is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB) and is committed to full transparency in communication, management and service delivery.