ByteGrid Names Michael Duckett Chief Executive Officer

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – ByteGrid Holdings LLC today announced the appointment of Michael Duckett as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Duckett succeeds former CEO Ken Parent, a co-founder, who will move into a new role as a Vice Chairman of the Board.

The appointment supports ByteGrid’s evolutionary growth, building on the firm’s strong foundation of Tier 3/4 wholesale data centers to deliver a national platform of end-to-end IT infrastructure services ranging from colocation to managed hosting to highly compliant private and hybrid cloud solutions for commercial and government entities.

“I look forward to leading ByteGrid as we compete aggressively as a leading provider of IT infrastructure services,” Duckett said. “The company has assembled a stable of best-in-class data centers along with the foundation necessary to deliver the highest level of IT infrastructure services available. ByteGrid is seeing increasing demand for high valued managed hosting and hybrid cloud infrastructure in addition to its expanding colocation services. We are confident in our capability, buoyed by a tremendous management team, to take ByteGrid to new heights as a managed services and colocation provider.”

Duckett brings more than 25 years of experience in data centers and managed IT infrastructure services having served as the Chief Operating Officer of Cyrus One, the President and COO of CoreLink Data Centers, and as Senior Vice President, Operations for Terremark Worldwide.

“I would like to formally welcome Mike to the ByteGrid team,” said Parent. “Mike has a proven track record of success when it comes to platform integration, product development, service delivery and global go-to-market strategy – all critical components of our continued success as we strive to be one of the best full service data center partners offering solutions to complex IT problems within a framework of highly compliant and interconnected data center facilities.”

Overall, ByteGrid delivers services from nine data centers in seven geographically dispersed markets encompassing more than 750,000 s/f of premier multi-tenant colocation data center space, meeting the highest standards for security and reliability and serving some of the world’s largest companies and government agencies, including numerous Fortune 50 companies.

About BYTEGRID®
ByteGrid is a proven leader with state-of-the-art data centers providing highly compliant colocation, managed hosting and hybrid cloud IT infrastructure for the most discriminating enterprise and government customers. ByteGrid is an owner/operator of highly secure and compliant Tier 3/4 data center properties and platforms. ByteGrid offers the most reliable, connected data centers to enterprises and government users that have unique needs and demanding compliance requirements. Trusted by some of the world’s largest companies and government agencies across the country, ByteGrid is committed to understanding customer needs and providing the highest level of products, solutions, and service. For more information, please visit www.BYTEGRID.com.

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