Savvis appoints Ash Mathur managing director for Canadian operations
Mathur to drive regional growth in Savvis colocation, managed hosting and
TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Savvis, a CenturyLink company (NYSE:CTL) and
global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions, today announced
the appointment of Ash Mathur as regional vice president and country manager
for Savvis' Canadian operations.
Based in Toronto, Mathur will lead the region's focus on driving growth in
Savvis colocation, managed hosting and cloud services across Canada.
"As demand for IT services escalates in Canada, I'm extremely enthusiastic
about the opportunity at Savvis," Mathur said. "I look forward to working with
the team to accelerate adoption of the company's world-class colocation, cloud
and managed hosting solutions."
Most recently, Mathur served as an executive consultant and adviser, focusing
on revenue growth, business planning, investment preparation and global
expansion for early-stage software and IT service companies. Prior to that, he
led sales, engineering and marketing as vice president of sales for Cisco's
Canadian operations. He has also held various global leadership roles with
"We are delighted to have Ash leading our team in Canada," said James Parker,
senior vice president, global sales and marketing. "Ash brings a strong, broad
background that will serve the region well in building trusted relationships
and leading strategic growth through comprehensive, go-to-market initiatives."
For more information about Savvis' Canadian operations, visit www.savvis.ca.
Click here to read this announcement in French.
About Savvis Savvis, a CenturyLink company, provides industry-leading IT
infrastructure solutions that keep enterprises powered for business in today's
ever-changing global marketplace. Combining deep, proven experience with
personal commitment, Savvis delivers cloud, colocation and managed-hosting
services over advanced networks, enabling its clients to focus on their core
environments and meet new market opportunities.
About CenturyLink CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company
in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services
market by technology industry analyst firms. The company is a global leader in
cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers.
CenturyLink provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and
select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic
network and multiple data centers for businesses and consumers. The company
also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink® Prism™
TV and DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500
company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest
For more information, visit www.savvis.com or www.centurylink.com.
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