(The Hosting News) – PeakColo, a leading enterprise-class IaaS Cloud service provider for channel partners, announces today the appointment of Dave Woodward as Senior Vice President of Sales. Woodward joins Peak from Insight, a Fortune 500 global provider of IT solutions, which transacted over $5.3 billion in revenue in 2012. At Insight, Woodward led over 1000 people across sales, operations and sales engineering.
Woodward’s distinguished career spans some of the largest technology companies in the industry including roles as Senior Vice President of U.S. Sales at Insight, Regional Vice President of Sales and Delivery at Calence, Regional Channel Manager at Cisco Systems and Global Sales Manager at Lucent Technologies. His role at Peak places him at the sales helm, establishing and growing key relationships within the technology partner and channel communities.
“Peak has seen tremendous growth over the past few years in large part due to its unique 100 percent channel centric partnership model, as well as the surge in adoption of cloud computing services,” states Dave Woodward, SVP of Sales for Peak. “With Peak, distributors, VARs and agents all have the opportunity to cost-effectively enable cloud services for their end-users, and Peak is fully dedicated to helping them build out robust practices.”
“Dave knows what it takes to develop and deliver value added services across the channel marketplace,” comments Luke Norris, Co-Founder and CEO for PeakColo. “With his vast sales leadership experience, and enablement of award-winning channel programs, Peak can continue to provide sales support to the reseller community that is second to none – creating competitive differentiation and driving profitability for all.”
The company’s sole commitment to cloud computing is exemplified by its 100 percent cloud-centric focus and its 100 percent channel-dedicated model. Providers are able to white label Peak’s cloud as their own and leverage the latest in virtualization and storage technologies.
Peak is an enterprise-class Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud service provider to channel partners. White-labeling Peak’s cloud services as their own, under the Peak brand, resellers and agents rapidly enter the cloud marketplace under their own brand without capital expenditure, enjoying a faster route to profitability. With Type II SSAE 16 and SOC 2 compliant cloud nodes in six geographies across the United States and in Europe (Seattle, Denver, Chicago, New Jersey, New York, and the United Kingdom), Peak offers a cloud environment that contains tens of thousands of virtual machines and multiple petabytes of storage for public, private, hybrid and disaster recovery solutions. Peak is VMware vCloud® Powered and is a Platinum-level NetApp service provider. For more information, visit www.poweredbypeak.com; call (855) 532-4734; or follow us on Twitter or LinkedIn.