Server Farm has announced the appointment of Steve Manos to the position of chief business officer. Manos is a highly-respected data center and IT infrastructure expert, possessing 20 years of experience in data center management services and operations. As CBO of Server Farm, Manos is responsible for all business development initiatives as well as developing comprehensive services to support clients’ needs.

“Steve is a leading light in the data center industry, highly regarded and sought after for his expertise in facilities operations and IT infrastructure management services,” states Avner Papouchado, CEO of Server Farm. “We are confident that Steve’s business savvy, technical acumen, and results–oriented, bottom-line focus on business need will be an immediate asset to our customers.”

“Server Farm is a dynamic player in the data center industry whose operational and technical standards of excellence and customer-centric focus to business resonate deeply with my own ethos and experience,” says Manos. “No other company is more uniquely qualified to provide the physical layer of IT infrastructure and enable the cloud, and with numerous new data center developments underway, Server Farm is well-equipped to meet the needs of its customers in unprecedented ways.”

Prior to Server Farm, Manos was the CBO of Canara, a leading predictive analytics company focused on providing critical power to data centers. Previous to Canara, he was the general manager of the North America Division of Norland Managed Services, a global provider of data center management services. His career includes positions at Lee Technologies, Ascent Corporation, Midland, and O/E. Manos is a frequent speaker at data center industry conferences and has been a highly regarded data center and IT infrastructure expert for more than a decade through his consultancy, Manos Internetworking Group.