ick Magliato has been named chief operations officer at SunGard Availability Services. Mr. Magliato will lead SunGard Availability Services’ infrastructure engineering and operations organizations, and is responsible for operational excellence - finding new ways to solve customer problems, adding value and delivering exceptional customer experiences.

With more than 20 years of industry experience, Mr. Magliato has held leadership roles at both large-scale organizations and early stage venture-backed companies. He joined SunGard from IT consulting firm CRGT, Inc., where he was responsible for leading the organization’s growth through acquisitions and organic development. Previously, Mr. Magliato was chief executive officer of Trust Digital (acquired by McAfee). His other prior experience includes executive positions at USinternetworking, Digex and Accenture.

Mr. Magliato holds a BS in computer and information sciences with a minor in mathematics from Syracuse University and has business training from Harvard Business School and Kellogg School of Management.