St. Louis, Missouri – (The Hosting News) – January 24, 2008 – IT infrastructure services for business applications, SAVVIS, has appointed Paul Goetz as its new Senior Vice President of Sales – Americas, a former EMC executive, charged with heading SAVVIS Americas’ solution selling efforts.
Prior to joining SAVVIS, Mr. Goetz spent nearly 20 years with EMC Corporation where he held executive positions in sales, solutions marketing, and professional services with assignments in North America and Europe. In his most recent role as Vice President of Global Services Sales, he built a consultative sales force that drove EMC solutions globally. He replaces Jim Mori who has been appointed Senior Vice President, Client Services, a new position that will focus on maximizing the client experience and profitability through asset optimization.
Phil Koen, Chief Executive Officer of SAVVIS commented, ”Paul is a seasoned sales executive with a proven track record of solution selling to the enterprise. He joins SAVVIS during a period of significant industry expansion and will play an important role in our growth and reinforcing our market position as a leading global provider of hosting and IT infrastructure services. In addition, Jim Mori will be instrumental in leading our expanded focus in improving every part of the customer experience by managing the integration and alignment of our customer service and sales support efforts.”
Mr. Goetz’s appointment comes at a time when demand for web hosting and IT infrastructure services is expanding rapidly. Gartner now forecasts the North American web hosting market will grow from $12 billion in 2007 to more than $21 billion in 2011. Mr. Goetz holds a B.A. degree in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts.
SAVVIS continues to advance its IT infrastructure services delivery platform and operational support systems throughout North America, Europe and Asia. SAVVIS currently operates 23 data centers globally encompassing more than 1.1 million square feet of space designed to support business and governmental IT operations. It is currently preparing to open four new data centers that will add an additional 160,000 square feet in Atlanta, Ga., Santa Clara, Calif., Sterling, Va., and Piscataway, N.J.
Headquartered in St. Louis, Mo., SAVVIS operates a global network and 25 data centers in the United States, Europe and Asia encompassing approximately 1.4 million square feet. From its IT infrastructure platform, SAVVIS delivers a variety of flexible and cost-effective managed services to business and government enterprises, designed to be easily mixed and interchanged. The solutions include a broad portfolio of hosting, network managed security services. According to the company, SAVVIS pioneered the industry’s first virtualized IT utility services platform, which delivers on-demand access to server cycles, storage capacity, network bandwidth, security traffic management and load balancing. SAVVIS, Inc. spans North America, Europe, and Asia, with over 5,000 enterprise customers.
For more information about SAVVIS, please visit: www.savvis.net.