Former Akamai Technologies and Microsoft Executive, John McCloskey, Joins as Vice President of Hyperscale and Cloud Sales
Seattle, WA (March 4, 2019) – CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE), a premier global data center REIT, today announced that John McCloskey has been hired to serve as the new Vice President of Hyperscale and Cloud Sales for CyrusOne. Based in Seattle, John brings 30 years of technology sales experience to CyrusOne. He will oversee enterprise cloud customers and help lead the development of the next generation of hyperscale accounts.
Prior to joining CyrusOne, John served as Senior Vice President, Global Sales at Akamai Technologies, where he led go-to-market within Akamai’s $1.5B web performance and security division. Prior to Akamai, John spent 6 years at Microsoft in a variety of leadership roles, including Global Head of Cloud + Enterprise Sales. He has also worked for Amazon Web Services as well as Oracle and IBM.
“Seattle continues to be a high growth market for CyrusOne, and we are thrilled to bring John onboard to help lead our growing portfolio of hyperscale cloud customers,” said John Gould, executive vice president and chief commercial officer, CyrusOne. “In his 30 years of experience he has built best in-class sales teams for some of the world’s most impressive and largest technology organizations. John’s presence in the Seattle market will help spearhead our expansion in the region. His leadership will also be deployed across our enterprise cloud customers across the globe.”
CyrusOne operates more than 45 data center facilities across the United States, Europe, Asia and LATAM to provide customers with the flexibility and scale to match their specific IT growth needs. CyrusOne facilities are engineered to include the power-density infrastructure required to deliver high availability, including an architecture with the highest available power redundancy.
CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) is a high-growth real estate investment trust (REIT) specializing in highly reliable enterprise-class, carrier-neutral data center properties. The Company provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for approximately 1,000 customers, including more than 210 Fortune 1000 companies.
With a track record of meeting and surpassing the aggressive speed-to-market demands of hyperscale cloud providers, as well as the expanding IT infrastructure requirements of the enterprise, CyrusOne provides the flexibility, reliability, security, and connectivity that foster business growth. CyrusOne offers a tailored, customer service-focused platform and is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery throughout its more than 45 data centers worldwide. Additional information about CyrusOne can be found at www.CyrusOne.com.
David M. Baum