eStruxture expands management team
July 19, 2017
Strahan McCarten joins eStruxture Management team as Senior Vice President, Product and Strategy
MONTREAL, QC, July 19, 2017 – eStruxture Data Centers, a new network and cloud-neutral data center operator based in Montréal, announced today that Strahan McCarten has joined the management team as Senior Vice President, Product and Strategy. Strahan will be responsible for eStruxture’s sales, marketing, and product strategy, and will add over 20 years of leadership experience in IT services and mission-critical data center to the team at eStruxture.
Prior to joining eStruxture, Strahan was the Senior Vice President of Product and Strategy at Q9, a pan-Canadian data center provider that recently was purchased by Bell Canada. Before Q9, Strahan was the Vice President of Marketing and Product Development for Scalar Decisions. Strahan has also held senior leadership positions in the Hosting and Cloud Computing practice Bell Canada, as well as management consulting and hands-on IT services delivery roles. A respected cloud and IT infrastructure expert, Strahan has written several articles on Cloud Computing and spoken frequently at vendor and analyst conferences. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Toronto Public Library, North America’s largest Public Library system.
“We are delighted to have Strahan join the management team,” said Todd Coleman, President and Chief Executive Officer of eStruxture. “Strahan has an extensive background in the data center market in Canada and has helped a number of managed services companies expand their product lines and grow their businesses. He is an experienced leader and strategic thinker, and brings this experience to help the team as we continue to grow into the leading national data center operator.”
“I’m very excited to join the team at eStruxture,” said Mr. McCarten. “They have deep industry expertise, a great base of customers, and an incredible group of investors in Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Canderel. The Canadian market continues to need national, independent data center operators, and with the continued market opportunity we see, I believe eStruxture is very well positioned to take advantage and help our customers and their data center needs.”
eStruxture provides network and cloud-neutral data center solutions designed with the capacity, performance, and flexibility to run modern, demanding enterprise applications, and the control to rapidly scale in response to unpredictable changes in business processes. Headquartered in Montréal, the company provides access to an ecosystem of over 900 customers that trust and depend on eStruxture’s mission-critical infrastructure and customer-centric support, including carriers, cloud providers, media, content, financial services and enterprise customers. eStruxture offers colocation, private cloud, managed services, bandwidth, and security and support services to customers of all sizes.
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