ByteGrid, a provider of data center services including colocation and managed hosting, has announced the appointment of Michael Duckett as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr. Duckett succeeds former CEO Ken Parent, a co-founder, who will move into a new role as a Vice Chairman of the Board.
Michael Duckett brings more than 25 years of experience in data centers and managed IT infrastructure services having served as the Chief Operating Officer of CyrusOne, the President and COO of CoreLink Data Centers, and as Senior Vice President, Operations for Terremark Worldwide.
“I look forward to leading ByteGrid as we compete aggressively as a leading provider of IT infrastructure services,” said Michael Duckett. “The company has assembled a stable of best-in-class data centers along with the foundation necessary to deliver the highest level of IT infrastructure services available. ByteGrid is seeing increasing demand for high valued managed hosting and hybrid cloud infrastructure in addition to its expanding colocation services.”
ByteGrid delivers services from nine data centers in seven geographically dispersed markets encompassing more than 750,000 square feet of multi-tenant colocation data center space.
“Mike has a proven track record of success when it comes to platform integration, product development, service delivery and global go-to-market strategy,” said former CEO Ken Parent. “These are all critical components of our continued success as we strive to be one of the best full service data center partners offering solutions to complex IT problems within a framework of highly compliant and interconnected data center facilities.”