ViaWest has appointed Jason Carolan as its Chief Technology Officer.  In this new position, Carolan is responsible for the strategic direction of all ViaWest products and technology initiatives.  ViaWest is one of the largest privately-held data center, cloud computing and managed services providers in North America.

In 2011, Carolan joined ViaWest as Vice President Product Development where he led the successful introduction of ViaWest’s KINECTed Cloud and KINECTed Storage products.  With nearly 20 years of experience, Jason brings an impressive background in product architecture, product management and technical sales. Prior to ViaWest, Carolan held leadership positions in both small startup companies and large Fortune 100 enterprises.   He was the lead author of one of the first books highlighting the combined use of virtualization and automation and also has several patents in networking, data center resource management, virtualization and security.

ViaWest provides colocation, complex hosting, cloud and managed services to businesses of all sizes nationwide.  ViaWest owns and operates 22 enterprise-class data center facilities in Colorado, Texas, Oregon, Utah, and Nevada, delivering high-quality, flexible solutions designed to support customers’ unique business needs.

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