Stream Data Centers, a US data center services company that has acquired and developed more than three million square feet of data center space in total, in Texas, Minnesota, California and Colorado, has promoted Michael Lahoud – former Senior Vice President of Technology Services – to the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Partner.
In his new position, Michael Lahoud will be responsible for the implementation of Stream Data Center’s overall business strategies and go-to-market operations, including the expansion of the company’s hyperscale solutions and critical environments practice.
Mr. Lahoud has more than 13 years of experience in critical systems design and operations, with projects including avionics platforms for $100 million plus military aircraft, solutions architecture supporting a number of global power and cooling product manufacturers, and data center operations.
Additionally, Mr. Lahoud has managed Stream’s critical facilities and technology practice since 2010, overseeing business strategy, with an emphasis on managing the data center portfolio and positioning leadership for growing areas of the organization.
“Providing the right assortment of data center products and optimized services is key to our long term success in the industry,” said Michael Lahoud. “Leveraged by a long history of success, Stream has continuously delivered innovation in acquiring, developing and operating mission-critical facilities for our customers and industry partners.”
Stream Data Centers’ product set is designed to serve a full slate of critical environment services in, and beyond, owned and managed facilities, to offer energy procurement services, network and cloud consulting, development and sale-leaseback services with multi-layered critical environment services to the market.
“Our concierge-style approach to data center operations and service is available in and outside of our owned and managed facilities,” added Mr. Lahoud. “We have designed critical environments service packages in modular components to serve all customers and other data center providers. Even friendly competitors utilize our core services to bring value and to complete their service delivery to their end users.”