365 Data Centers targets South Florida with former Peak 10 exec

New director, who has previous worked for Peak 10 (now Flexential), Telx (now Digital Realty) and Cogent Communications, to help boost company’s services in the South Florida region.

US colocation data centre services provider 365 Data Centers has scooped former Peak 10 – now Flexential – VP Robert Allison to be the company’s Director of Business Development.

Set to be based in the company’s Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale, Florida offices, Allison will serve primarily as the main contact for South Florida businesses seeking 365’s cloud, colocation, network, business continuity and virtual managed services product offerings.

The company has data centres in Boca Raton, Buffalo, Chicago, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Indianapolis, Nashville, Philadelphia, New York and Tampa. Combined, the facilities amount to 195,000 sqf and 13 MW of power.

Prior to joining 365 Data Centers, he served in senior sales and business development leadership roles at Peak 10, Telx (now Digital Realty) and Cogent Communications.

Bob DeSantis, Chief Executive Officer of 365 Data Centers, said: “Robert Allison brings an incredible amount of expertise to 365’s client base in South Florida to assist them in identifying and solving their hybrid data centre service requirements. We encourage all area business leaders seeking to optimize their IT infrastructure and data centre services to reach out to Robert.

“At 365 Data Centers, we strive to make ‘Technology Humanized’. Hiring Mr. Allison, with his data centre services expertise in the South Florida market, is an example of our commitment to adding the very best professionals in the industry to help our current and future clients.”

Allison said: “The South Florida market poses unique opportunities and challenges. I have been working with South Florida business leaders for over a decade and understand the intricacies of operating businesses in this part of the country.

“I look forward to lending my expertise in creating the best colocation, network, cloud, business continuity and IT solutions for 365’s clients.”