(Gawkwire) – GoGrid, a leading cloud infrastructure company, today announced that Founder and Chairman John Keagy will return to the role of CEO as the company continues building momentum behind its technology development, growth, and expansion strategy. Keagy replaces Warren T. Heffelfinger.
“2011 was another banner year for GoGrid, with excellent growth in revenue and profit and exciting new technology and services,” said Keagy. “With the successful launch of our new EMEA Headquarters and data center in Amsterdam, we’re well on the way to fulfilling our long-term vision of bringing the GoGrid cloud to all major markets worldwide. For more than 10 years, GoGrid has brought global efficiencies to infrastructure deployment and management, and I’m excited to drive our business forward in solving our customers’ complex cloud challenges.”
A recognized Internet infrastructure pioneer, Keagy has built and sold several successful Internet service providers (ISPs) since 1991 and holds key technology patents.
GoGrid is the #1 pure-play Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider specializing in Public Cloud and Private Cloud infrastructure solutions. Currently powering thousands of customers globally, GoGrid makes complex infrastructure easy by enabling businesses to revolutionize their IT environments with the cloud. In just minutes, GoGrid customers can deploy and begin managing applications and workloads on our proven, secure, and reliable public cloud platform. With GoGrid’s Public Cloud and Hosted Private Cloud offerings, sysadmins, developers, and IT professionals create, deploy, and control cloud environments and complex virtual and physical server networks with full administrative control; with GoGrid’s Hosted Private Cloud, customers use a private, hosted and managed, single-tenant environment with zero capital expenditure. To further leverage the GoGrid cloud, the partner Exchange provides users with an evolving ecosystem of cloud solutions from GoGrid’s partner community. GoGrid is proud to have been recognized as a “Visionary” two years in a row by Gartner and as a “Champion” by Info-Tech Research Group in 2011. For more information, please visit www.GoGrid.com.