Interxion, a European provider of cloud and carrier-neutral colocation data center services, has appointed Giuliano Di Vitantonio as Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer. Mr. Di Vitantonio, who joins Interxion from Cisco Systems in California, will articulate and implement the market and product strategies of the company. He will be based in London and report directly to Interxion Chief Executive Officer (CEO) David Ruberg.
Giuliano Di Vitantonio will be responsible for the market and product strategies at Interxion, including product management, product marketing, segment strategy and business development. Mr. Di Vitantonio has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. As Cisco’s Vice President of Marketing for Data Center & Cloud, he led marketing for Cisco’s products in the Enterprise and Cloud Provider segments, bridging end user needs to cloud providers’ solutions.
Previously, Mr. Di Vitantonio was at Hewlett-Packard, where he held a broad range of positions in R&D, strategy, consulting, business development and marketing. Di Vitantonio’s areas of expertise include enterprise applications, IT management software, data center infrastructure, and business intelligence solutions. He earned a Master degree in EE/Telecommunications from the University of Bologna, and an MBA from the London Business School.
“Enterprises globally are migrating to the cloud, and hybrid multi-cloud solutions are emerging as the preferred architecture for many customers worldwide,” said Giuliano Di Vitantonio. “I am excited to be joining Interxion at this time in its history when, as a pan-European leader in data center colocation services, it is well positioned to capitalize on this trend through hybrid co-located cloud solutions based on our communities of interest.”
Aquired by TelecityGroup
Interxion is a listed (NYSE: INXN) provider of cloud and carrier-neutral colocation data center services in Europe, serving a wide range of customers through 39 data centers in 11 European countries.
“We are pleased to have someone of Giuliano’s caliber and experience join our team,” said Interxion Chief Executive Officer, David Ruberg. “Throughout his career, Giuliano has established a strong track record of developing solutions for global customers and increasing the value of their IT investments. He will play a key role in helping us continue to produce the value that our customers have come to expect in an Interxion data center.”
The news follows the announcement that TelecityGroup, a large data center operator headquartered in the UK, has announced the intention to Interxion in an all-share-deal worth £1.4 billion. Key benefits of the proposed combination would include enhanced complementary customer offerings and an expanded geographical footprint of the combined group, which gives customers access to the combined portfolio of services across Europe.