Atlanta, Georgia – (The Hosting News) – March 29, 2007 – Internet performance network services company, Internap Network Services Corporation, has chosen 20 year technology industry veteran, Tim Sullivan, to take on the position of Chief Technology Officer, or CTO.
Mr. Sullivan’s extensive industry knowledge and expertise in networking, Internet technology and related application areas, will lead the Internap engineering and information technology teams. With responsibilities for product development, his goal is to grow Internapâ€™s world-class portfolio through a â€œforward-looking-workâ€ approach that creates a competitive advantage through collaboration and innovation.
James P. DeBlasio, Chief Executive Officer for Internap remarked, â€œTim will ensure that Internap continues to deliver end-to-end technologies that make the Internet better for business. This is an exciting time for Internap and we look forward to his leadership in further enhancing our position as a leading technology company.â€
Mr. Sullivan began his career with IBM,Â where his responsibilities included product development and marketing leadership roles in IBM’s Data Networking business as well as the introduction of its network management portfolio. For eight years, Mr. Sullivan served as Vice President at Northern Telecom, which is now Nortel, first directing the Bell Northern Research customer premise, inter-exchange carrier and wireless development operations in the U.S., and later running the Nortel data networking business.
In 1993, Mr. Sullivan founded Connectware, Inc., an ATM network application solutions company, where he served as Chief Executive Officer and President. He then went on to serve as the President of Lucent’s Optical NetworkingÂ Group with profit and loss responsibilities exceeding $3 billion in revenue, after holding positionsÂ of Chief Operating Officer and Vice President/General Manager for server and network edge products. Most recently, Mr. Sullivan was President and Chief Executive Officer as well as one of the foundersÂ of CebaTech Inc., whose compiler technologyÂ produces hardware designs and improves time to market fromÂ existing software implementations. Mr. Sullivan holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame.
Internap is an intelligent route control solution, developed to provide reliability, performance and security to the Internet, as well as a global integrated content delivery service, designed to enable businesses to stream digital media over the Internet. The company provides patented and patent-pending technologies that address the inherent weaknesses of the Internet, to enable enterprises to deploy business-critical applications such as e-commerce, VoIP, and audio/video across IP networks. The company provides additional solutions, including video and audio streaming, advertising placement, reporting and analysis, live event broadcasting, media asset management, integrated Web hosting and consulting services. Internap currently serves more than 3,000 customers throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
To learn more about Internap, please visit: www.internap.com.