2018 has been a big year for 365 Data Centers when it comes to talent acquisition, and it’s not over yet! They have more news this week on that front. The hybrid data center services provider has hired Michael Kickliter, an industry veteran who’s been working in the data center and cloud space since 2002, as its new Carrier Account Director.

This continues 365’s exciting series of major personnel additions over the past few months, in support of the company’s transformation into a hybrid IT services provider. Those hires include:

In recent months, the company has also introduced its enterprise backup-as-a-service (BaaS) offering through Veeam and launched its revamped channel partner program.

As for Michael Kickliter, here are a few quick facts about his background, career and new position. Michael:

  • Has a strong background and proven experience in sales, account management, IP, network, data center, cloud, security and managed services
  • Started his career with AT&T
  • Will provide oversight of 365’s carrier accounts
  • Will maintain and grow the company’s base of service provider clients, sign new customers and provide exceptional account management

“Michael’s proven experience and industry knowledge positions him perfectly to oversee our carrier sales group and highlight the new and exciting solutions we can provide to service providers, large and small,” said Franchi. “In less than two years, 365 has expanded its data center footprint and coast-to-coast fiber network, added cloud and virtual managed services offerings, completed major network enhancements and revamped its channel program. Michael will play a significant role in helping carriers best leverage the enhanced 365 portfolio. I’m thrilled to have him on the team.”

Make sure to follow 365 on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter to keep up with the company’s latest announcements during this exciting time.