(The Hosting News) – Digital Fortress™, INC, Seattle’s largest regional retail colocation services provider, named Kurt Widmann to the newly created position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In this role, Mr. Widmann orchestrates the continued expansion and direction of the Digital Fortress brand. This includes envisioning go-to-market strategies, managing a technically strong sales team and overseeing channel partnerships. He reports directly to Digital Fortress™ Chief Executive Officer, Paul Gerrard.
“The appointment of Kurt to our executive management team demonstrates Digital Fortress™ commitment to an aggressive sales and marketing initiative,” commented Paul Gerrard. “We are confident he will provide leadership and direction as we continue to execute our growth strategy while ensuring customers receive the industry’s highest levels of service and support. Kurt’s exceptional sales track record, business acumen, and managed services marketing expertise will prove invaluable.”
Mr. Widmann comes to Digital Fortress™ with more than 17 years of professional experience including a prior role at Adhost Data Centers where he was Vice President, Sales and Marketing. From Adhost’s beginnings in the Seattle technology market to its tremendous growth and subsequent acquisition by TierPoint Data centers, Kurt was responsible for establishing strong brand awareness and growing enterprise sales focused on colocation, virtualization/cloud and managed service offerings.
“I am excited to be joining Digital Fortress™ and contributing to their growth,” stated Mr. Widmann. “It is rewarding to be with a company whose culture adheres to the highest quality support and customer service standards. I look forward to positively impacting Digital Fortress™ by further optimizing their sales and channel management process to support and grow their customer base.”
About Digital Fortress™
Digital Fortress™, Inc is a privately held West Coast data center provider delivering secure, high density collocation services. Managing over 60,000 sq. ft. in downtown Seattle WA, Digital Fortress services the enterprise customer with secure private caged suites supported by professional 24×7 staff and diverse carrier neutral infrastructure connected to the Westin and Seattle Internet Exchange. Digital Fortress™ Data Centers utilize the greenest utility in the nation – Seattle City Light, with over 96% of their energy derived from clean inexpensive hydroelectric and wind power. Since 1994, more than 1,200 customers have entrusted their applications and servers to the mission-critical facilities and network operated by the merged entities of Digital Fortress™.
For additional information about the company or its Seattle data centers, please call 877-720-0483 or visit our website http://www.dfcolo.com and check out our blog http://dfcolo.com/news/ or email info(at)dfcolo(dot)com.
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