Infomart Data Centers has announced the appointment of Dan Ephraim as vice president of sales. Based in the Washington D.C., area, and providing national leadership for the company’s sales team while reporting out of Infomart’s new Ashburn, Virginia, data center, Ephraim will be responsible for Infomart’s sales, marketing and leasing activities.

“Dan Ephraim’s extensive industry experience in sales and business development for data center and colocation service providers will prove to be an immediate asset to the growth and success of Infomart,” says John Sheputis, president, Infomart Data Centers. “We are delighted to welcome Mr. Ephraim to the growing team at our Ashburn facility, and look forward to a long-lasting and productive relationship as he works to expand business by spearheading innovative sales and marketing initiatives.”

Prior to Infomart Data Centers, Ephraim served as director with Digital Realty Trust, where he was responsible for leasing mission-critical facilities and data centers to internet enterprises, global 1000 firms and North American service providers, offering wholesale colocation solutions. Previously, he was regional director of sales and leasing at DuPont Fabros Technology and director of sales and marketing at Compu Dynamics. Ephraim has also held positions with Logicworks and the Globix Corporation (now QTS Realty Trust).

“I’m extremely pleased to join Infomart Data Centers, where my goal will be to align our business to drive value for our clients’ needs and strategy,” said Ephraim. “Infomart Ashburn, developed on a property whose historical significance is well-known as the catalyst of data center growth throughout the region, is now a benchmark for reliable, efficient and sustainable colocation in Northern Virginia’s Data Center Alley. Today, a large portion of the world’s internet traffic passes through Loudoun County, positioning the Ashburn facility to be one of the most connected and highly sought-after colocation sites in the eastern U.S.”