365 Data Centers, a prominent provider of network-centric colocation, cloud solutions, and connectivity, is thrilled to announce a significant addition to its leadership team. Bob Hicks has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer (COO), a newly created position reflecting 365’s commitment to enhancing its operational efficiency and customer service. With over three decades of experience in Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) operations, sales, and executive management, Hicks brings a wealth of expertise that will undoubtedly drive 365 Data Centers towards even greater success.
The Appointment of Bob Hicks
Prior to joining 365 Data Centers, Hicks served as COO at Data Based Systems International (DBSi), a dominant regional colocation provider. During his tenure at DBSi, Bob Hicks was responsible for overseeing customer growth, operations, and facilities expansions for nearly two decades. His commitment to customer success and infrastructure resiliency played a pivotal role in the company’s success before it was acquired by Xand.
After the acquisition, Hicks continued his journey in the industry by taking on operating and customer-facing senior leadership roles at Xand, TierPoint, and Recovery Point Systems. At each organization, he demonstrated a relentless dedication to enhancing enterprise value while providing top-notch customer satisfaction and infrastructure reliability.
365 Data Centers’ CEO, Bob DeSantis, expressed confidence in Hicks, noting their prior successful collaborations at Xand and TierPoint. DeSantis stated, “Having worked with Bob for many years at Xand and TierPoint, I am confident that his customer solutions approach will immediately contribute to our customer growth, operating efficiency, and resiliency.” He added that Hicks’s appointment not only rounds out the company’s senior leadership team but also allows him to focus on the future needs of customers, growth and expansion capital, and strategic initiatives.
Bob Hicks’s Vision
In his role as COO at 365 Data Centers, Bob Hicks is poised to lead the company into a new era of operational excellence. He recognizes the significant growth the company has achieved since 2017, emphasizing its unwavering commitment to customers, services, infrastructure, and employees. Hicks commented on his appointment, stating, “365 Data Centers has grown rapidly in recent years and has successfully met the increasing infrastructure needs of its customers.” He further emphasized his commitment to ensuring 365 continues to deliver cost-efficient Infrastructure-as-a-Service customer solutions, all while maintaining reliable and resilient infrastructure.
Hicks’s extensive experience in the industry positions him perfectly to address the evolving demands of the market. As the digital landscape continues to evolve, 365 Data Centers, under Hicks’s leadership, is well-prepared to meet the growing need for scalable, secure, and efficient infrastructure solutions.
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