Plano, Texas, September 18, 2013 – VAZATA, a full service cloud infrastructure, managed services and colocation provider, today announced the addition of John Greenwood to its executive leadership team. In his new role, Greenwood will serve as VAZATA’s EVP of Sales and Marketing and oversee the company’s strategic sales, business development, marketing and customer relationship strategies.
Lance Black, CEO of VAZATA, said, “adding John to our executive team is an important step in our ongoing strategy to accelerate growth and acquire greater market share within strategic geographies and sectors. John joins VAZATA with a proven track record of successfully building and growing enterprise-class sales organizations at leading data center services companies. We’re excited to have him on board and harness his expertise and innovative ideas on how we can take our sales and marketing practices to the next level.”
Greenwood added, “the market is in need of a company that can deliver a highly secure and stable infrastructure that scales with the growing demands of enterprise customers. VAZATA is that company. I’m thrilled to join their team and help position the organization for long-term sustained growth by focusing on creative solutions and customer relationships.”
Greenwood most recently served as Region Vice President and General Manager for ViaWest in Richardson, Texas with responsibility and oversight for sales and operations. He launched their sales and marketing efforts in the region and exponentially accelerated their organic growth. Prior to that he served as General Manager for CyrusOne in Dallas, Texas launching their entry into the market. During his technology career, Greenwood has also held various management positions at AT&T. Greenwood is a graduate of Marquette University and earned an MBA from the University of Dallas and an MS in Telecommunications from SMU.
VAZATA is a complex managed hosting, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and colocation provider serving Global 1000 businesses, U.S. Federal Government Agencies and Mid-Market Enterprises. The company provides highly secure, stable, and scalable technology solutions that meet the challenges of its global customers using a proprietary cloud architecture called vStructure™. The vStructure™ IaaS platform allows for enhanced computing capabilities, accessibility, and fiscal viability in solutions designed to grow with organizations of all sizes. VAZATA’s IaaS architecture supports customers in their hosting needs and also provides solutions for disaster recovery and business continuity for mission critical applications. In 2011, VAZATA was the first company to receive an Authority to Operate as a cloud services technology provider to federal agencies. The backbone of support is its purpose built IaaS supported by four world class data centers, which have all achieved FISMA and SSAE 16 Type II compliance. Data centers are located in Texas and Northern Virginia.