NTT America, a global IT infrastructure services provider and wholly-owned subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the data, cloud and international communications business within NTT (NYSE: NTT), today announced the appointment of Christopher P. Eldredge as the company’s Executive Vice President of Data Center Services. The Data Center Services Business Unit, one of NTT America’s three business units, offers comprehensive services designed to accommodate rapid deployment and implementation of IT initiatives with Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions, including managed hosting, cloud and colocation services.
Christopher Eldredge, Vice President of Data Center Services for NTT America (Photo: Business Wire)
Reporting directly to Kazuhiro Gomi, NTT America’s President and CEO, and based out of the company’s Virginia office, Mr. Eldredge will be responsible for overseeing all facets of the Data Center Services Business Unit, including product and service delivery of NTT Com’s pioneering Enterprise Cloud in the United States; product and service delivery for managed hosting, colocation solutions and NTT Com’s data centers located throughout the US; as well as product mapping and strategic business planning. His additional responsibilities will include full profit and loss accountability, driving business development activities with system integrator partners, and directing new business strategy for data center services.
Mr. Eldredge brings 16 years of executive management, strategic business development, mergers and acquisitions, and operational and sales experience in the telecommunications industry to NTT America. Most recently, Mr. Eldredge was the President and General Manager of Ethernet Exchange and Product Management at Telx, a provider of interconnection and data center services in the US. While at Telx he engaged in significant strategic business decisions, including a re-leveraged buyout of the company in 2011. Prior to Telx, he held executive leadership positions at Silver Lake Private Equity, Broadview Networks, Frontier Communications and Cablevision. His previous experience includes full profit and loss responsibility for up to $600 million in annual revenue, advising on considerable merger and acquisition deals, and building a new business unit from zero to more than $140 million in annual revenue within four years.