T5 Data Centers, a United States colocation data center owner and operator with facilities located in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Dallas, Portland, Charlotte, Chicago, New York, Colorado, and Ireland, has named Scott Mitchell Vice President (VP) of Sales to bring in tenants for its expanding Dallas data center campus.

Mr. Mitchell comes from Infomart Data Centers where he had the role of Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Previously, he worked in various roles for companies including Stream Data Centers, Rackspace Hosting, Verizon, and Ericsson.

In his new role, Mitchell will be primarily responsible for sales and customer support for T5’s Dallas regional operations, including the three wholesale data centers that make up the T5@Dallas campus in Plano, and the new T5@Alliance hyperscale facility under construction in Fort Worth. T5 Data Centers already has an established presence in the Dallas market and Mitchell will be joining Laiken Allen, Director of Business Development, and the rest of the Dallas-based sales and support team.

Scott Mitchell, the new VP of Sales for T5 is hired to bring in tenants for the company’s expanding Dallas data center campus.

Fortune 1000 Companies

Scott Mitchell has more than 20 years of experience working with customers in enterprise data centers and telecommunications. He has extensive expertise in hosting and IaaS, cloud adoption and migration, data center managed services, and systems integration, working with both Fortune 1000 companies and mid-market organizations to meet their “mission-critical” computing needs.

“We are fortunate to have a Texas native like Scott who understands the market and has such a strong background in computing services and telecomm to head up our Dallas regional sales team,” said Craig McKesson, Executive Vice President, Enterprise Markets, for T5 Data Centers. “Dallas is home to a variety of Fortune 1000 companies in need of mission-critical computing resources, making the region the second largest data center market in the country, and with Scott’s help, we anticipate T5 to continue to play a dominant role in the region’s data center market.”

Mitchell’s primary responsibility will be expanding sales in the Dallas market, including T5’s data center colocation platform, T5 Facilities Management (T5FM) and T5’s growing service portfolio. In addition to providing customizable, wholesale data centers for single-tenant, multi-tenant, colocation, T5 Data Centers offers build-to-suit, powered shell, and sale lease-back solutions. T5 Data Centers also offers comprehensive data center services, including facilities management and operations, property and asset management, operations support, and consulting services.

Texas educated, Mitchell holds an MBA degree from Baylor University and a BBA degree from the University of Texas at Austin.