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Proximity appoints Dominic Thomas as Business Development Director 

Further sales recruitment signals strong demand for UK Edge Colocation    

Proximity Data Centres Limited, the UK’s fastest growing regional edge colocation data centre provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dominic Thomas as Business Development Director.    

With over 15 years in IT and Telecoms, Dominic has significant knowledge and experience of selling Cloud and Managed Services solutions to enterprise and service provider organisations. He joins Proximity’s rapidly expanding sales team from InterCloud where he was UK Sales Manager. Previous roles have included Enterprise Account Director at Exponential-e and 10 years with Singtel where he had responsibility for generating new business and high-end solution sales from European clients requiring international WAN, data networking, Colocation and Managed Services.         

Commenting on his new role, Dominic Thomas, said: “I am delighted to have joined the sales team at Proximity and look forward to maximising the major growth opportunities that exist for our UK regional edge colocation services. Bringing services and data closer to the end user has never been more important.” 

He added: “More organisations are looking for increased reliability, better cost optimisation, more autonomy, lower latency, and the ability to innovate while keeping the lights on. These goals now require a much more holistic approach to innovative technologies such as AI, Machine Learning and IOT and the ability to leverage them effectively. Proximity’s growing edge data centre network will ensure they have the resilient infrastructure, bandwidth and low latency necessary to do this.”    

John Hall, Managing Director – Colocation, Proximity Data Centres, commented, said: “Dominic’s track record including new business sales and proven experience in developing strategic client accounts across Cloud, Managed Services and Colocation, will be extremely valuable as we continue to expand our edge colocation footprint in key UK regional locations. Our ongoing recruitment of experienced sales professionals is indicative of the strong demand we are experiencing from international enterprise and service provider customers.” 

 About Proximity Data Centres 

Proximity Data Centres operates a rapidly growing trusted network of regional carrier-neutral edge data centres across the UK. These allow clients to locate their data in local markets, close to the data end user. By choosing Proximity’s network of edge data centres enterprise, public cloud and content service provider organisations maximise competitive edge through reduced latency, enabling improved response times and reduced transit costs.  

 The company is fully committed to providing energy efficient and sustainable facilities which are built to tier 3 industry standards and are ISO 9001, 14001 and 27001 compliant. Full on-site support, transition and onboarding is provided to customers. For maximum convenience, a straightforward customer contracting model is provided with a single set of SLAs covering one or multiple sites, as required. Scope of services is tailored to suit regional demand.

Proximity Data Centres 

T: +44 (0)3300 250 138 

www.proximitydatacentres.com

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