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Telx Names Hector Hernandez as SVP of Operations and Service Delivery
Former Senior Vice President of Terremark Provides Veteran Guidance in Global Datacenter and Network Operations
By: Elizabeth White
Jan. 17, 2014 08:30 AM
Telx has announced that Hector Hernandez has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Operations and Service Delivery. Hernandez brings more than 30 years of broad experience in datacenters, networks operations as well as the business of colocation from his tenures at Terremark, Bellsouth and EDS. As part of his responsibilities, Hernandez will lead the day to day operations of all Telx's 20 data centers.
Hernandez will be tasked with helping lead the expanded development of Telx's enterprise data centers and campuses, managed, and interconnection service delivery platforms across Telx's national data center ecosystem. Hernandez's three decades of experience in the telecom and datacenter industry has spanned both large and startup companies. Hernandez joins Telx from Terremark, where he spent the last 12 years focused on successfully operating Terremark's datacenters. Terremark was acquired by Verizon in 2011 and Hernandez served as Head of Product and Operations for Terremark within Verizon's Platform Services Group until early 2013. In addition to a Master degree in Accounting from Nova Southeast University in Fort Lauderdale, Hernandez holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering with concentration in Computer Science from University of Illinois - Chicago.
"2013 was a year of tremendous growth for Telx as we added an impressive portfolio of enterprise data centers and data center campuses across the country. Hector will help us lead the expansion efforts of those data centers and serve as a valuable leader for the operations of our 20 data centers from coast to coast," said Chris Downie, CEO of Telx. "Hector's industry know-how and decades of experience makes him a much sought-after addition to our team as we hard charge into 2014."
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