SentinelOne, a cybersecurity solution encompassing AI-powered prevention, detection, response and hunting across endpoints, containers, cloud workloads, and IoT devices, has hired Ric Smith as Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
Data center solutions vendor Rittal has hired Markus Asch (49) as CEO of Rittal International Stiftung & Co. KG and Chairman of the Management Board of Rittal GmbH & Co. He will be responsible for all Rittal’s business units, IT infrastructure, software and services with 9,700 employees, and delivery of data center enclosures, power distribution, and climate control.
WP Engine, one of the world’s largest Managed WordPress hosting companies, has adopted a new growth model. The company will now be organized around three primary business lines to better address the distinct needs of enterprise, SMB and international customers.
Cloud management platform provider CloudSphere hires industry veteran Jane Gilson as the company’s CEO successor to Patrick McNally. Gilson’s background spans growing a multi-billion-dollar division at Google, heading worldwide business strategy at Microsoft, co-founding a venture backed company and mentoring several technology startups.
Connectivity veteran Berto van Egdom has joined global connectivity company GNX as a Director of Operations. Mr. van Egdom who previously worked as Project Director for Custom Connect has been hired to further enhance GNX’s business processes and service delivery.
INAP has hired Warren Greenberg as Vice President of US Sales. Greenberg joins INAP from Lumen Technologies (formerly CenturyLink), where he served as the Vice President/General Manager for one of the largest regions in North America, helping to drive Lumen's transformation into an enterprise technology platform provider.
STACK INFRASTRUCTURE, a company delivering wholesale data center build-to suit, colocation, and powered shell solutions in eight U.S. markets today, has appointed Val Milshtein to the newly-created role of Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
NS1, a company offering DNS, DHCP, and IPAM services globally, has hired David Coffey as Chief Product Officer. Prior to joining NS1, Mr. Coffey served as Senior Vice President of Engineering for cybersecurity company Forcepoint, where he led research and development, spearheading the release of new products and revenue streams.
Mainova WebHouse, a newly founded and wholly owned subsidiary of German energy supplier Mainova AG, has planned to develop, operate and lease data centers to companies in the future. As a data center industry veteran, Volker Ludwig has been appointed Managing Director of Mainova WebHouse Management GmbH as of January 1, 2021.
Fiber infrastructure provider FiberLight has hired Chris Rabii as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr. Rabii is taking the place of Jim Lynch, who was announced as the company’s interim CEO in July 2020 and will remain the Executive Chairman of FiberLight.
Warren Adelman, former CEO of GoDaddy, and Hilary Schneider, CEO of Shutterfly, have joined cloud provider DigitalOcean’s board of directors, effective November 1, 2020. As a global cloud provider aiming its services at developers, DigitalOcean has experienced very rapid growth in recent years.