365 Data Centers has announced that Jeff Slapp has joined the company as vice president, cloud services & support. In this role, he will lead the delivery, reliability and expansion of 365 Data Centers’ recently added cloud and virtual managed services product offerings.

For the last two decades, Slapp has been on the forefront of technology, specializing in server and storage virtualization, high-performance and high-availability design and software-defined enterprise architectures. Jeff also has an extensive software development background with specific emphasis on user-interface design, third-party integration and system automation. Prior to joining 365 Data Centers, Jeff served in virtual systems engineering and sales engineering leadership roles at Iron Mountain, Citrix Systems, Host.net and DataCore Software, and has also owned and operated a cloud and managed services business.

“Jeff Slapp will accelerate the advancement of our DRaaS, BackUp and Cloud compute and storage service offerings, and the roll out of these services into all of our markets by working directly with our sales team and existing and prospective 365 customers. Our commitment to each of our virtual service customers is to deliver an on-premise experience consistent with our ‘Technology Humanized’ approach to service delivery. We are pleased to add Jeff’s expertise to our organization during this period of growth as we continue to transform 365 Data Centers into a nationally-recognized hybrid data center services provider,” said Bob DeSantis, chief executive officer, 365 Data Centers.

“The competitive landscape is very different today,” said Slapp. “Technology-focused businesses must adapt with an agility never experienced before in the industry to keep their edge in the marketplace. Feature-rich, software-driven architectures combined with world-class network and support services enable businesses to meet this challenge. This is precisely what 365 Data Centers delivers to its customers every day.”