ViaWest Hires a CTO

ViaWest announces promotion of Jason Carolan to CTO

March 15, 2012

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DENVER -- ViaWest, one of the largest privately held data center, cloud computing and managed services providers in North America, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Jason Carolan as its Chief Technology Officer. In this new position, Carolan is responsible for the strategic direction of all ViaWest products and technology initiatives.

Carolan joined ViaWest in 2011 as Vice President of Product Development and was responsible for the successful introduction of ViaWest's KINECTed Cloud and KINECTed Storage products. Prior to ViaWest, Carolan held leadership positions in both small startup companies and large Fortune 100 enterprises. His previous roles include over 10 years at Sun Microsystems, where he was a Distinguished Engineer in network and systems architecture, focused on cloud computing and data center architectures, and Director of Cloud Services Engineering at VMware. He was the lead author of one of the first books highlighting the combined use of virtualization and automation. Carolan also has several patents in networking, data center resource management, virtualization, and security.

"With his nearly 20 years of experience, Jason brings an impressive background in product architecture, product management and technical sales. He has contributed greatly to our success in the short time he has been with ViaWest," said Nancy Phillips, ViaWest Chief Operating Officer and Co-founder. "Jason's breadth of experience and leadership will help to assure ViaWest's continued success in building a product portfolio and solutions that are centered around our customers' needs."

ViaWest Inc.

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